Welcome to the Workforce Santa Cruz County Job Blast!
This Job Blast is your biweekly connection to some of the hottest jobs around Santa Cruz County. What's a hot job? One that employers need filled quickly!

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Ensures a positive first impression for every patient that enters the clinic. Duties include, but are not limited to, welcoming and registering patients, accepting payments and effectively using the electronic health records system. This position requires exceptional critical thinking, communication, patient relations, organizational, and time management skills.

Assists all patients in need of Behavioral Health (BH) Services by acting as a patient and program advocate and navigator. Assists in developing BH work flows and supports with scheduling. Addresses barriers to BH care by providing advocacy and coordination of appointments and referrals, prepares charts for patient visits, assists the BH providers with workflows, and serves as a strong and flexible member of a health care team. The IBHCC demonstrates exceptional critical thinking, clinical, patient and provider relations, organizational, and time management skills.

Maintains and expands current enrollment activities and enrolls eligible patients and service area residents into affordable health insurance coverage under Medi-Cal and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as other programs such as CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps. The Outreach and Enrollment Team provides integral coordination for the Programs Departments various programs and initiatives. This team leads Santa Cruz Community Health’s Food Distribution program.

Responsible for the overall management of the Patient Services Team, which includes the Call Center, the Medical Records staff, and the Insurance Verification Specialist. Creates a work environment that supports excellent internal and external customer service. The PSM serves as a resource for all Patient Services staff and addresses administrative issues and concerns as well as applicable patient grievances.

Manages an assigned panel of patients who meet criteria for Case Management services. Utilizes screening tools and evidence-based practices to support patient-centered care and goal development. Designs and implements care plans that improve the patient experience, improve health outcomes, and reduce barriers to care. Provides risk assessment and crisis intervention services as needed. Consults and collaborates with members of the patient’s care team, including developing shared treatment plans, goals, and interventions. Consults and coordinates with community systems to facilitate linkage, manage referrals and advocate for patient needs, with a focus on supporting identified treatment goals.  

To see any of the above listed jobs, or any other open jobs with the Santa Cruz Community Health click here.

Local Job Openings

Hiring a CNC Router, Print Finishing Technician, Warehouse Technician, and more. Click here for details.

Hiring an Accounting Director, Administrative Specialist, Claims Customer Service Assistant, Financial Analyst, Printing and Mail Services Coordinator, and more. Click here for details.

Hiring an IT Infrastructure Administrator. Click here for details.

Hiring a Landscape Technician. Click here for details.

Hiring an Accountant II, Custodian (Temporary), Facility Attendant (Temporary), Information Technology Analyst I, Library Clerk (Temporary), and more. Click here for details.

Hiring an Accounting Manager, Assistant Branch Manager, and a Debt Collections Specialist. Click here for details.

Hiring a Case Manager RN - 10 Hour, Environmental Services (EVS) Aide/Housekeeping, Staff Nurse II - 12 Hour, Storekeeper (Per Diem), and more. Click here for details.

Paid Family Leave (PFL) for Fathers
If you're a new or expecting father, click here to learn more about Paid Family Leave (PFL).

Whether California fathers need time to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, or participate in a qualifying event due to a family member’s military deployment, they can be there for the moments that matter most with the PFL program. 

For questions about PFL, contact the Disability Insurance Outreach Section.

Workforce Santa Cruz County is here every step of the way to help you achieve more. Our workforce experts focus the job search process to save you time and put you on the path to a stable job – or connect you with training that makes more fulfilling career pathways possible. Workforce Santa Cruz County can even help you figure out what kind of career would be best for you. If interested in the WIOA program click here to watch the WIOA orientation video which explains the eligibility requirements and process (haga clic aqui para verlo en espanol) and visit https://workforcescc.com/.

Volunteer Opportunities
Weekly Mailing
The Romero Institute is looking for volunteers to assist with weekly mailings, preferably 2-3 hours a week. Volunteers can assist at a time that is convenient for them during regular business hours from Monday - Friday between 9am - 5pm. Click here for more information and to apply.

COVID-19 Resources
Disability Insurance (DI) benefits may be available for individuals that have experienced wage loss due to COVID-19 exposure. 

Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits, if you have to care for an ill or quarantined family member. 

Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, if your child's school is closed and you have to miss work to be there for your child or if your hours have been reduced as a result of COVID-19.

For more information about any of the above benefits, click here.

El Pajaro Community Development Corporation (CDC) is here for you and your business during this difficult time. El Pajaro CDC is offering free services in English and Spanish to assist you in the preparation of SBA Economic Injury Disaster loan applications. Please call (831)722-1224 or email info@elpajarocdc.org to request a phone or online appointment. 

State of California Department of Social Services, for a list of free or low-cost internet services, free virtual video conference resources, free digital literacy assessments, and other resources, click here.

To find even more jobs visit California's online resource, CalJOBS at www.caljobs.ca.gov

If you are with a business and would like to post a job opening, please email businessrep@workforcescc.com or call (831)763-8872.

WIOA financially assisted programs or activities are an Equal Opportunity Employer and/or Program. More information is available on the Notices page. Auxiliary Aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities, call (831) 454-4117.
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