Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:21 AM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
The Asthma Home Visitor provides asthma education, home visits and care coordination services for children with asthma in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Their primary responsibility is to work with families of children with persistent asthma providing services to improve asthma management and outcomes. The Home Visitor will follow each family for 1 year and maintain a caseload of 50:75 families.
Job Responsibilities 13;
1. Daily responsibilities
Maintain caseload as defined by ongoing needs and level of experience
Identify high risk children with asthma: review inpatient and ED asthma reports, follow up on physician referrals, complete chart reviews for patients being seen in the Care Network for asthma:related sick visits, visit patients in the hospital when appropriate, conduct asthma education classes in the home, demonstrate and supervise environmental interventions in the home.
Conduct regular follow:up visits and or telephone calls to reinforce education, administer ACT and report results to health care team.
Complete documentation for all home visits and education encounters in an appropriate and timely fashion
Attend team meetings for CAPP
Responsible for appropriate use intervention supplies, maintaining organization of storage closet and documentation of use of supplies
Training of new staff as needed
2. Supervised by CAPP Program manager at each practice for daily operations. Supervised clinically by
CAPP Medical Director for training and maintenance of asthma skills. (8)
Responsible for maintaining Microsoft Outlook calendar which documents daily schedule for site manager and CAPP Medical director
Attends monthly booster training sessions, participates in annual pediapredd asthma training
Follows all HIPPA and confidentiality regulations regarding protection of patients.
Attend all regularly scheduled staff meetings, including CAPP team meeting and the Home Visitor meeting.
Keeps record and collects data as requested by managers
Maintains positive relationship with caregivers as determined by patient satisfaction
3. Travel to community sites for health fairs and events when appropriate.
Required Education and Experience 13;
Min of High School diploma or equivalent with three years experience
Preferred Education, Experience and Cert/Lic 13;
:College course work and/or job experience preferred 13;
Additional Technical Requirements 13;
:Knowledge of local community and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with urban population.
:Preference given to residents of practice community.
:Preference given to candidates with family or personal history of asthma.
:Knowledge base of community organizations and current developments in the community.
:Good interpersonal skills, communications skills, problem solving skills, teaching and coaching skills and community networking skills.
:Ability to travel by car preferred. 13;
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 44517237 southjersey