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Health Care Case Manager

Posted: 01/09/2022

Job Title: Healthcare Case Manager
 
Reports To: Program Director; Executive Director
Job Type: Full-Time
 
Date: January 2022
Summary: The Healthcare Case Manager will focus on providing Spanish/English interpretation and intensive case management services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers residing in Lafayette County, Missouri.
 
Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Advocate for the basic rights and needs of migrant and seasonal farmworker clients by facilitating access to healthcare and providing meaningful interpretation services.
  • Assist clients in scheduling all types of healthcare encounters (primary care, chronic disease management, dental, children’s medical, specialty care, etc.) and accompany clients to their appointments.
  • Provide accurate and complete Spanish/English interpretation during clients’ healthcare encounters.
  • Coordinate referrals for specialty care on behalf of migrant and seasonal farmworker clients.
  • Develop basic health education interventions that are relevant to farmworkers’ lives.
  • Document case notes from clients’ healthcare encounters and keep client files organized with up-to-date case management information.
  • Organize schedules with local clinics and other service providers to facilitate healthcare access for migrant clients during special evening and weekend hours during the apple harvest season (Aug-Oct).
  • Participate in general MFAF outreach programming during the fall harvest season, including visits to migrant labor camps and weekly distribution of food and other essential items to farmworker families.
  • Assist with other MFAF programming, as needed—youth programs, educational support, emergency assistance, adult/family programs, and administrative tasks.
Key Competencies:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Cultural humility in working with diverse backgrounds
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Flexibility and openness to direction within assigned work responsibilities
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Gmail, and Google calendar
 
Position Requirements: Preferred Education and/or Experience
  • Desire to work directly with migrant farmworker clients and engage in social justice issues that affect their lives
  • Minimum of some post-secondary education; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years’ professional experience; prior case management experience preferred
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish/English (spoken and written)
  • Prefers team-oriented work environment
  • Must be available to work some evening and weekend commitments to meet the needs of farmworker clients and their families
To Apply:
Please send cover letter and résumé (as separate attachments) to Elizabeth Reid and Suzanne Gladney.
Elizabeth Reid, LMSW, Program Director - elizabeth.mfaf@gmail.com
Suzanne Gladney, JD, Executive Director - migrantproject@hotmail.com
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Our mission statement:  No human being is illegal.  Migrant and seasonal farmworkers, like others,  have fundamental rights to health care, education and meaningful participation in society.  The Migrant Farmworkers Assistance Fund serves, accompanies and advocates for these unique and often marginalized people.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999