Service to LCHC staff/patients: • Provide health center with up-to-date and factual information as to changes in national and local immigration policies and regulations impacting patient population • Advise CEO and senior leadership on issues of cultural sensitivity, best practices, safety, and patient care with regard to the special population of undocumented immigrants and mixed status families at the health center • Serve as a referral source for staff of the health center who have questions regarding their immigrant clients’ urgent needs as well as referrals for specialized community resources for undocumented individuals • Develop and coordinate department specific trainings to staff regarding impact of national/local immigration policy on their service delivery, documentation, bedside manner, assessments and cultural humility • Activate LCHC staff community in responding to policies which threaten health and future outcomes of our patient community LCHC’s role in Community Engagement to Support Immigrants • Serve as an intermediary between the health center and wider community and represent the health center during stakeholder engagement events/activities • Activate and engage community stakeholders to define priorities, objectives, programs and activities needed to support immigrant community • Coordinate the Lynn Rapid Response Network and schedule/facilitate regular member meetings • Keep record of attendees and issues discussed during meetings, develop meeting agendas, facilitate discussion of identified priorities, urgent case referrals, and specific policy issues of concern • Monitor stakeholder engagement and progress toward stated objectives within the rapid response network • Recruit and activate volunteers and allies throughout the greater Lynn region to broaden base for rapid deployment of services/donations/supports in event of family crisis • Provide supervision both to LCHC staff engaged with the LRRN but also all volunteers working for the network • Lead monthly Rapid Response Network family clinics and coordinate advertisement, volunteers, space, and food for each clinic • Oversee applications, fundraising and distribution of emergency funds to families in Lynn facing deportation or detention through the rapid response family emergency fund • Fundraise for the Rapid Response Network family emergency fund
Specialized training in community outreach, immigration policy, clinic structure and intersection of health law, immigration law, and public health outcomes.
Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, LCHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. LCHC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of LCHC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Job Posting ID # 19-151 (PT 6 hrs per week)