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Lead Specialist

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 2/14/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 490575

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Lead Specialist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs advanced, specialized work to assist in the organization and implementation of various projects and programs. Work is performed under minimal supervision within established policies with latitude for independent judgment. Works on special projects as assigned. May substitute for supervisor during his/her absence.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 75%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Navigating patients for their HPV vaccinations:  arranging initial and follow up appointments and referrals
  • Responsible for tracking participants and maintaining secure data sets in accordance with project and institutional guidelines
  • Develop and maintain vaccine schedule for CMAs and Coordinators
  • Identify and facilitate social service referrals such as transportation, child care, insurance
  • Seeks out new community sites and maintains excellent rapport and communication with all sites, adhering to their policies and procedures
  • Performs other tasks and duties assigned by the supervisor within the policies of the department and TTUHSC in order to meet the goals and objectives of the program and the department

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Must interact effectively with a broad range of people at all levels:  must conduct community outreach activities in a variety of settings, including evening and weekends, and must be able to speak in public. Must possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, and be a team player. Attention to detail in record keeping, documentation, and reporting is vital to this position. Must have knowledge of the health care system and familiarity in navigating patients through the system for services; must have extensive work experience and knowledge of people, organizations, and institutions in the El Paso, Texas and surrounding areas. Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish is an essential part of this job to ensure effective communication with all program participants. Must have excellent English grammar and spelling skills. Must have reliable source of transportation to conduct outreach activities as required by the program;must have current Driver License and vehicle insurance. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. A Senior Outreach Worker in this position will need the ability to assess patients for medical and social referrals. Ability to solve problems involving several components related to community health and devise strategies to address and remove health related barriers. Completion of state approved Community Health (Outreach) Worker program and current certification. 2-3 years experience as Community Health (Outreach) Worker in community based setting preferred. 

HSC - El Paso

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Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive and Admin Assistants


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High school plus six years experience in related field. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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