Coordinator, Lactation Clinic

AltaMed Health Services Corporation


Job Description
Overview: Under the direct supervision of the Womens Health Assistant Manager, the Lactation Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the Lactation Services throughout LA and OC. Responsibilities include supervising and monitoring the Lactation Clinic referrals, updating and managing client files through the use of electronic medical records, and development of lactation clinic schedule and providing lactation classes. Responsibilities also include tracking and monitoring patient progress and ensuring that data collection and reporting processes are accurate and valid. Managing and tracking the referral of clients to necessary support services in the community. Responsibilities: Administration and coordination of all Project program activities as well as monitoring the Project enrollment and screening process.Schedules appointments, makes reminder phone calls and follows-up on, failed appointments and other areas identified for follow-up.Participate in development of referral tracking system.Ensure that goals and objectives of the program are met, including clinical visits, outreach numbers, and referral volume.Acts as a patient advocate by providing the most comprehensive, quality services available.Prepares program reports and correspondence.Provides assistance to patients with practical arrangements such as transportation, translation, referrals, and assistance with tests.May act as a medical assistant in order to accomplish job tasks by drawing blood, taking vitals etc. May assist medical provider as needed.Assists in preparing presentations and documents for local community organizations and for patient education.Conduct lactation classes within multiple locations.Remain current and outreach to community resources and make patient referrals as appropriate.Attend scheduled trainings in order to maintain knowledge and skills at a level appropriate to meet the changing needs of clients and to enhance own performance.Attends site, off-site, and corporate meetings as directed by supervisor. Qualifications: High School diploma required. Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Community Programming, Health Administration, Business and other health related fields preferred.Medical Assistant certificate from an accredited school preferred.Certified Lactation Educator preferred.
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