Job Description

Extended Job Title
Sr Outreach Worker

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
523501 - Surgery Ama Genl

Position Description
This position will serve as primary contacts for medically needy patients. Responsibilities include processing provider claims, using computer system to record and report patient information, patient case finding, financial screening, program enrollment facilitation, non-medical counseling, case tracking, and preparing all necessary case documentation. Persons in this position will serve as program spokespeople and representatives to participating health care providers, local communities and local health agencies; therefore, this position requires a positive and professional attitude when working with patients, community leaders, and local health agency and state agency care workers. Persons in this position will be expected to travel between local health-agencies in the fulfillment of their duties and may be asked to make occasional home visits. Work is performed in usual clinic conditions; requires a high degree of contact with patients and families, clinic staff and outside support agencies. Travel and ability to respond to needs during off- duty hours may be required in unusual situations.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

Travel Required
Up to 50%

Major/Essential Functions
Tracks program participants to assure patient participation with regard to follow-ups and surveys, Compliance with all CPRIT and TTUHSC guidelines, Maintains research records in a confidential manner according to practice policies, sponsor confidentiality agreements, HIPAA guidelines, and any other applicable regulations.  Monitors and tracks F.I.T. kit usage and laboratory results from Quest. Interacts with CPRIT collaborative partners to track patient activities in the program. Identifies, develops, and organizes, health education materials for the program. Conducts health education and community activities for healthcare professionals, individuals, and groups. May include work after hours and weekends. Cross-training with program manager on the database, data entry, and management.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
8:00 am-5:00pm M-F occasional evening and weekends

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Language skills: English, Spanish.  Reasoning ability, Innovative ideas, and creativity for program growth.

HSC - Amarillo

Surgery Ama Genl

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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
Research Technicians

Occasional Duties
Attends extended education and committee meetings as provided by the program.


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
+Education:+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. +Experience:+ At least three years experience in a business office environment. Higher education may substitute on a year for year basis.

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