Asthma Coach

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New London, CT
Nov 4, 2019


Job Description


To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.



  • 1. Create And Implement Process For Reaching Patients Receiving Services In The Emergency Department For Asthma To Offer Additional Education And Assessment.
  • 2. Conduct Outreach Within The Neighborhoods From Which Asthma Ed Visits Are Most Prevalent.
  • 3. Interact With Participants To Determine The Level Of Asthma Knowledge, Assess Needs And Support The Creation Of An Asthma Action Plan With The Primary Care Provider (Pcp)
  • 4. Coordinate Asthma Education Classes Taught By A Certified Asthma Educator, Utilizing An Evidence-Based Curriculum.
  • 5. Support Participants In Their Adherence To The Asthma Action Plan, And Their Accessing Of Available Resources, Such As Home-Based Programs To Identify Asthma Triggers, And In Obtaining And Properly Using Medications.
  • 6. Work Closely With School Based Health Centers For Parents/Children Who Need Reinforcement Of Asthma Plan And/Or Additional Assessment And Education
  • 7. Link To The Dispensary Of Hope At L+M And/Or Financial Counselors For Access To Free Medication As Appropriate.
  • 8. Participate In Evaluating Program Success Based On Identified Metrics. Regularly Participate In Meetings Of The Regional Asthma Action Partnership.
  • 9. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 10. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.



High School Diploma Or Ged Required. Some College Preferred.


1-2 Years Community Outreach Experience Required.




Excellent Oral And Written Skills. Highly Proficient Bilingual In Spanish. Strong Positive Interpersonal Skills In A Team Setting And On An Individual Basis. Demonstrated Ability To Organize Work And To Work Independently.


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Job Info

Job: 12514

Department: Comm Partnershi
Sub Category: TECH SUPP
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D/E
Hours: 40

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