Latino Outreach RA Support and Education
14 hours per week
SW Coordinator, Latino Outreach RA Support and Education will conduct research, needs assessment, outreach and planning to implement and facilitate a pilot psychoeducational initiative for the Spanish-speaking Latino community with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). RA is a chronic systemic illness which can lead to significant disability and this population is at higher risk for poor outcomes. This innovative program seeks to addresses culturally relevant psychosocial-educational concerns of Spanish speakers with RA and their loved ones, to support strategies for coping and managing this condition.
The goal is to develop and launch a series of evidence-based community education programs and report on the outcomes, to inform future initiatives for this underserved population.
The successful candidate must be bi-lingual (Spanish/English) and have earned an LMSW, LCSW or MPH, with at least 2 years post-graduate experience. Highly qualified exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered. Self-directed, highly committed professional with excellent program development, planning and community outreach experience. Experience in qualitative research preferred. Experience with data collection, management and Microsoft Office.