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Provide interpretation and translation services, culturally appropriate health education and information, informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, and advocate for individual and community health needs. This position includes Client Orientation to Comprehensive Peri-natal Services Program (CPSP) initial assessment, trimester reassessments, postpartum assessment, interventions, and follow-up services in: Obstetrics, Nutrition, Health Education, Psychosocial and Individual Case Coordination.

Comprehensive Perinatal Health Worker

Full-time: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

-Orient the patient to comprehensive perinatal care at entry of care and throughout the pregnancy as needed
-Complete assessments in the four components – obstetric, nutrition, health education and psychosocial using approved assessment forms
-Complete the Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the patient following the initial assessments. Prioritize problems and actions planned to resolve them
-Provide individual Perinatal Education, counseling, referrals and instructions as appropriate to the needs and risks identified on the ICP
-Reassess in each trimester to identify changes or new developments since the previous assessment and to provide continued support for the patient’s strengths. Revise and update the ICP as needed
-Postpartum Assessment and Care Plan
-Assess the mother and infant postpartum and update the ICP. Provide appropriate interventions for the patient and her baby
-Track patient’s attendance at appointments, and identify the reason for any missed appointments
-Responsible for issuance of Presumptive Eligibility if patient is qualified for the Program.
-Maintains OB/EDC log, Newborn log and sends monthly report to Managed Care, QA Director and Clinic Supervisor.
-Ensure that appropriate copies of the prenatal record are at the hospital during the Intrapartum period (34 weeks gestational age)
-Assist the patient to obtain Medi-Cal and explain what documents she must have to apply for Medi-Cal.
-Inform Supervisor of any issues or problems
-Time Studies
-Maintain a positive working relationship with staff
-Other duties as designated by the Other duties as designated by the Clinic Manager, Clinic Director, leading Medical Provider, or Clinical Service Director

-Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
-Excellent Communication Skills
-Excellent Customer Service
-Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
-Ability to work as a team player and work independently
-Reliable transportation
-Must be able to travel from facility to facility
-This position requires 10 % travel outside the local area

NECC has been providing primary and preventative healthcare services since 1971 to the low-income, uninsured, and underserved residents of Los Angeles County. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, quality healthcare in a culturally sensitive and linguistically competent manner to low-income, underserved, and indigent patients in the communities of the Los Angeles region, regardless of financial status.

We hope you will join our medical professional team who are interested in a professional career serving our patients with dignity, professionalism, and high quality of care. We want you to be part of the NECC legacy of transforming communities one patient at a time.

If you feel this opportunity is aligned with your career goals and you would like to further discuss our organization and our mission, please feel free to contact me on my mobile at 626-457-8500 or by email to I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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