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Orange County PACE: Student Health Navigator- Work Experience

Updated: Feb 7

Location

Education Required

Hours

Experience Required

# of Openings

Salary

1125 N Magnolia Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801

None

Part-time

None

1

$17/hour

JUSTICE INVOLVED:

No


AGE REQUIREMENT:

18+

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Orange County PACE is a comprehensive healthcare and wellness program designed to help seniors live independently at home as an alternative to nursing care. Their network of dedicated healthcare professionals provides individualized, coordinated care from medical services to home medication delivery, transportation to nutritious meals. Their PACE team approach to care utilizes a unique, world-class delivery system designed to eliminate disparities in healthcare access for underserved populations, leading to successful outcomes for diverse communities of seniors and their families.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Obtain Hands-on experience in healthcare and gerontology.

  • Understand the importance of culturally-appropriate health education for older adults and their families.

  • Examine the most common health problems unique to the older adult population.

  • Understand the philosophy at PACE is to help participants remain as independent as possible, living in their own community and home.

  • Understand the process of case management from the time they enrolled and through their journey and participation in the program.

  • Understand how Inter Disciplinary Team members (IDT) function and make the decisions for participants overall well-being.

  • Understand that our health care professionals assess and evaluate changes, provide timely intervention and encourage participants to help themselves.

  • Network and assist various healthcare professionals in a rotational capacity.

  • Give examples of community resources through which older adults and their families can be referred for support.

  • Ability to work with confidential information.

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management.

  • Familiarity with issues and needs of the community.


SKILLS DEVELOPED OVER WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Learn to provide culturally-appropriate health education for older adults and their families

  • Understand the process of case management from the time they enrolled and through their journey and participation in the program

  • Learn about community resources through which older adults and their families can be referred to for support. Learn to refer clients to resources appropriately

  • Network and assist various healthcare professionals in a rotational capacity

  • Understand how Inter Disciplinary Team members (IDT) function and make the decisions for participants overall well-being.

  • How to maintain confidential information


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient knowledge of computer skills. MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook) preferred.

  • A solid foundation for pursuing careers in healthcare, gerontology, nursing, medicine, social work, or related fields.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Preferred skills:


This opportunity is available to WIOA participants only.To enroll in the program, email us at info@ocworkforcesolutions.com


This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please call (714) 480-6500. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2922 or 711. Please call 72 hours in advance to allow the OC Workforce Solutions Center to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this program.


OC PACE Student Health Navigator WEX Flyer
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The views, information, or opinions expressed by the organization(s) mentioned are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of the County of Orange and its employees.

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