The incumbent is a patient educator-advocate who empowers patients to develop self-management skills with their chronic disease such as diabetes and heart failure through improved communication, education and empathetic coaching. The goal of the community coach is to help patients and their families or significant others to cope with their condition, manage symptoms and improve function and quality of life. Provides and/or supports health care services to individuals with these chronic diseases at UC Irvine HealthCare primary care ambulatory and Cardiology sites as part of the healthcare team.
Hourly Rate $24.233716 $36.925287 $49.664751
Effective communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Knowledge of Diabetes or Heart Failure disease
Interest in the community served by UC Irvine Health (A Passion for Caring)
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish and/or Vietnamese
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.