Community Health Advocate–Behavioral Health (#442)

Under the supervision of the Behavioral Health Manager, the Community Health Advocate (CHA) will be responsible for integrating primary care services and behavioral health care by performing warm connection, promoting behavioral health services, providing care coordination, planning and facilitating workshops on behavioral health topics aiming to de-stigmatize mental behavioral health.  The CHA will help coordinate trainings for healthcare staff on culturally appropriate approaches to discussing mental healthcare with patient visits.  S/he will help develop patient education materials for dissemination at patient visits, conduct regular patient follow-up, monitor mental health outcomes for behavioral health patients, and provide patient support such as appointment reminders and basic mental health education. Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in related field and 2 years work experience in a health setting, or High school diploma and 4 years of relevant work experience.  This position is grant funded.

Bilingual in English and Cantonese/Mandarin required

Last updated 10/3/17

Asian Health Services
101 8th Street Oakland, CA  94607

Hours: 18.75  (.5 FTE)

Salary: $21,686.34 annual