Location: Virtual (Must be located in MN)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Status: Full Time

Work Model: Remote

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and/or weekends

Vehicle Required: No

Amount of Travel Required: 5%

Reports To: Care Team Manager

 

At Reema Health, we believe that a personalized, community-based approach to care makes it easier for anyone to access the things they need to make their lives better. We know that life’s challenges often exist because the systems built to help are a burden to navigate. We believe building a relationship with a real person — someone who listens, meets members where they are, and understands the community’s resources — can ease those burdens. Our mission-driven and member-focused company is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Community Guide.

The Community Guide is an integral part of Reema, a start-up working to transform how health care and social care work together. Reema believes that using technology to create human connection and engagement can be a lifeline for those most struggling to navigate life’s challenges. This program is focused on short-term work with a high volume of members to The Community Guide works to build brief genuine, positive relationships with members in an effort to improve member’s health and wellbeing. Community guides complete their work daily through an integrated technology platform to call and text members, schedule community visits, and document interactions. The guide will also be responsible for addressing a range of health care needs as identified by our customer, ranging from screenings to utilizations to brief assessments. Primary strengths of the Guide should be communication, building meaningful relationships, motivated by achieving goals, problem solving, and a comfortability in navigating the ambiguous nature of a constantly growing and evolving startup.

 

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Conduct community outreach with members and enroll them in Reema’s program.
  • Provide high quality and meaningful support to members to achieve improved health and wellbeing outcomes.
  • Establish trusting relationships with members, reliably provide meaningful and quality support, and follow-through in a timely and appropriate manner to achieve their wellbeing goals.
  • Handle a caseload of 100 - 125 members and provide coverage for other Community Guides during periods of absence or increased workload.
  • Understand overall goals for the month. Independently organize and prioritize workload with effective time and task management skills to achieve monthly goals and outcomes.
  • Actively listen, empathize, and appreciate the vulnerability of members willing to share their challenges. Guides will maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality, seeking consultation and support with complex member situations.
  • Utilize phone, text and email appropriately to match your communication approach with each members’ preference.
  • Effectively identify and connect members to community and health resources to support member needs. Establish relationships with resources to support Reema’s members as needed.
  • Prepare members for graduation by keeping self-sufficiency and independence top of mind.

 

Complete accurate and thorough documentation and record keeping in a timely manner:

  • Utilize the Reema App to thoroughly document all work with members in a timely fashion. 
  • Understand and comply with confidentiality of protected health information and HIPAA compliance.

 

Provide positive representation of Reema:

  • Work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced startup environment. See frequent change as an opportunity rather than a barrier. 
  • Serve diverse members in your community with dignity and respect, as well as build relationships with community resources and customers. 
  • Partner with Reemates across the company to offer your perspective and learn from others.

Job responsibilities to grow and change as business necessitates.

 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Fluent in Spanish or Somali
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, Health Sciences or other related fields. Years of related experience and subsequent expertise can be substituted for years of completed education towards a bachelor's degree
  • Two or more years of direct experience with population or community to be served and knowledge of community
  • Knowledge of crisis planning, case management, boundaries and personal safety in community work
  • Proficiencies in critical thinking, time management, strategizing, and multitasking
  • Strong motivation towards achieving goals, metrics and targets
  • Strong propensity towards building and maintaining relationships
  • Ability to initiate conversation and create connection quickly
  • Ability to develop, adapt, and execute outreach plans
  • Basic knowledge of all related computer and software applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and Video Conferencing required; G-Suite preferred
  • Technology proficient

 

Qualifications & Position Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Comply with federal, state and local regulations regarding patient confidentiality HIPAA
  • Use technology-based tools and systems daily
  • Lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally.

 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive Salary and Equity Package
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • HSA and FSA Options
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings with Company Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Schedules and Remote Work
  • Technology Stipend
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Reema Health is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Reema Health has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic responsibilities have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and assess the prospective employee and/or current employees ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities for this role. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

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