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Company: Comprehensive Community Health Centers Inc.
Location: North Hollywood
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description:COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER JOB SUMMARYThe Community Health Worker (CHW) is responsible for providing outreach and in-reach activities including education services, health promotion and community intervention activities for access to healthcare, insurance enrollment and preventive health services. Works with other associates, community leaders and volunteers to coordinate new programs and services to meet CCHC community benefits and outreach needs. As an advocate for community health the CHW also works to educate the general public on the services available at CCHC and eligibility requirements.COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement innovative outreach strategies to identify underserved individuals in CCHC's service area and educate/assist for access to primary care and insurance enrollment including support programs and services offered at CCHC.
  • Participates, coordinates, and/or attends community events such as health fairs and community fora, as a representative of Comprehensive Community Health Centers.
  • Conducts outreach to high risk patients through phone calls, community events, community-based agencies and organizations.
  • Maintains documentation of program activities, and assists in tracking data related to special programs and projects.
  • Assist and educates patients in utilizing health insurance and resources, including scheduling medical appointments.
  • Secures and maintains partnerships with community-based organizations, both for profit and non- profit, as well as with other government and non-government entities.
  • Assist in planning and program implementation as assigned.
  • Assess the needs of the individuals and communities they serve.
  • Advocate for patients and community participants' rights, health, and well-being; encourage participants to advocate for their own health.
  • Keep accurate logs of all outreach and enrollment activities; share all data with direct supervisor.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with community-based organizations; participate in community events; network with community stakeholders.
  • Bridge the gap between communities and the health and social services systems.
  • Develop program outlines and facilitates education on various health topics identified based on needs of the community.
  • Assists in formulation, planning, and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Assists and educates patients in accessing health related services, including but not limited to: obtaining a medical home, providing instruction on appropriate use of the medical home, overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and /or social services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • 1+ years working in related field preferred.
    • Knowledge of determinants of health, health behavior and outreach strategies
    • Must have a valid Class C driver's license and reliable transportation
    • Bilingual in Spanish requiredCOMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER PAY RATE: $19.00- $22.00 an hour COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER BENEFITS:
      • Medical, Dental and Vision - 100% paid by Employer
      • Life Insurance and Accidental Dismemberment - 100% paid by Employer
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid Time Off
      • 401K
      • 401K Matching
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • Fringe
      • Supplemental InsurancePM23PIe4f60c0315aa-31181-34130368

Keywords: Comprehensive Community Health Centers Inc., Los Angeles , COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER, Other , North Hollywood, California

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