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Human Health Project

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community. We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Information on HHP IMPACT Program: https://tinyurl.com/HHP-IMPACT-US


HHP is seeking a Peer Navigator for the Patient Advocacy Program . In this role, you will interact with patients and caregivers concerning their difficulties navigating the healthcare system. The goal of the program is to provide peer-to-peer information, education, and support. HHP will provide training, guidance, and support for this volunteer position.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide emotional support to alleviate fears of and barriers to accessing quality health care
  • Assist assigned clients to identify and progress toward achievement of their chosen goals
  • Motivate and educate individuals/families/caregivers about the importance of preventative services, medical conditions, and recovery strategies
  • Empower clients in meeting their goals
  • Provide face-to-face contact with each client assigned when possible
  • Advocate for and assist clients and their families in all areas of treatment, including accessing and receiving services such as medical care, housing, food and clothing as indicated
  • Develop individual service plans for each client with their direct input
  • Coach clients in developing age-appropriate social skills, money management, personal hygiene, and job readiness
  • Interact productively within the team in order to provide holistic mental health and case management services to an identified group of clients
  • Provide "on-the-spot" counseling that is both helpful to the clients and consistent with the philosophy of the program
  • Attend to the safety, health, and wellbeing of clients
  • Complete case management records and notes as assigned in a timely manner
  • Adhere to and uphold the policies and procedures of Human Health Project
  • Attend all team and staff meetings
  • Help bring awareness and support for HHP's programs

Essential Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social service/mental health related field and two years’ experience in that field is desired but not essential
  • "Lived" experience is a plus
  • Meets all state required conditions of employment as set forth by Community Care Licensing for a licensed Community Care Facility; i.e. Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index Clearance, TB/Health Physical
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing a vehicle safety inspection
  • Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation treatment and programming
  • Ability to work and communicate with staff, clients, families, community agencies and professionals
  • Ability to perform crisis intervention strategies
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision-making
  • Flexible and adaptable in any given situation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Articulate, professional, credible, & ethical
  • Compassionate and caring manner
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Effective under the pressure of deadlines
  • Attention to detail and extremely accurate
  • Experience within the healthcare industry
  • Strong rapport building skills and the ability to develop relationships at all levels including patients, patient groups and other health organizations
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Team player with a flexible approach
  • Motivated and passionate about HHP’s mission
  • Self-starter, reliable, honest, dependable and flexible
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred

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About Human Health Project

Location:

2271 Vandalia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To drive patient-centered health outcomes by harnessing data collected by a global online community who share their treatment outcomes, enhanced by clinical evidence-based best practices

Description

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Wed Oct 06, 2021 - Tue Jan 04, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Please fill out the Application form to complete the HHP application process. You can copy & paste the link into your web browser. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdnvpQA9F_Tjbkfot-9qs5ZlQWHtx-Dp0E9e0aFn0MinthjBA/viewform?usp=sf_link

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