Health Insurance Navigator (St. Lawrence County)

 

 

The North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council is seeking applicants for two Health Insurance Navigator positions in St. Lawrence county. The successful candidates will assist consumers to apply for and enroll in health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace, which includes Qualified Health Plans, Child Health Plus, the Essential Plan and Medicaid.

 

 

Qualifications: two years of experience in NYS benefit programs or health insurance experience, or other related experience; associates degree in related field (appropriate work experience will be considered in lieu of education); ability and strong desire to work with diverse socio-economic populations; ability to work independently; must have strong computer literacy abilities, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

 

To be considered, please send resume and cover letter to: Director of Education and Enrollment, 200 Washington St, Suite 300, Watertown, NY 13601 or submit via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled.

  

 


 Sexual Health Educator

The North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council is seeking qualified candidates for a Sexual Health Educator position based primarily in Jefferson County, NY. This full-time position is responsible for the implementation of a teen pregnancy prevention program in accordance with stated goals and objectives. The Educator provides school-based and some community comprehensive sexual education components; maintains open and consistent communication with school district staff; facilitates community relations including public education, outreach and marketing initiatives to raise community awareness of adolescent issues including pregnancy; identifies at-risk populations and issues related to service delivery; and works with special populations including military dependents, LGBTQ youth, and high need populations. Candidates must have knowledge of sexual health, adolescent development and issues, community systems and services, and youth development/assets model concepts. Candidates must possess the skill set required to work positively with youth and young adults both as individuals and in groups; provide adolescent sexual health programs at Middle and High School levels; and, demonstrate strong written, personal and electronic communication and public speaking skills. To be considered, candidates must possess BA/BS in a related field (ex., community health, education, human services) and experience in health education, particularly sexual health education, and/or youth work. Personal vehicle, valid driver’s license, and ability to pass a background check required.

 

 


Community Health Worker

This position is located in and will serve St. Lawrence County

 

 

The North Country Prenatal Perinatal Council, Inc. is seeking Community Health Workers to improve population health in targeted communities across Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.

 

CHWs will coordinate direct services and provide healthy lifestyles support to individuals with chronic health issues or in need of additional help to avoid re-hospitalization or emergency room use.  Supports may include assistance with developing a wellness plan, education, assessment of barriers to healthy living, access to health insurance and insurance literacy.  Principal responsibilities include participant recruitment, home visits promoting wellness, referral to community resources and programs, coaching, and other individualized supports.

 

Qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent, regard for patient privacy, reliable transportation, good communication skills, experience with data management, and a flexible schedule.  Bilingual or American Sign Language is preferred.

 

Resumes with cover letter can be mailed to:

Allison Roselle, Population Health Program Manager

North Country Prenatal Perinatal Council, Inc.

200 Washington Street, Suite 300

Watertown, NY 13601

Resumes and cover letters may also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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