Community Health Worker - SMHP Administration
Company: St. Mary's General Hospital
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Responsibilities The Community Health Worker is a member of the
community trained to provide education and advocacy to individuals
and to the community. The worker should be someone knowledgeable of
the community culture and languages spoken with a goal of providing
accurate health-based information geared towards reducing
identified health disparities. Ensure information on community
services is made available to individuals. Client outreach can
occur in clinics, public venues, and client's homes and referrals
to the Community Health Worker can come from health care providers,
care managers, and navigators. The plan for the Community Worker is
developed in conjunction with the referral and based on evidenced
base practices. Qualifications EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 1.
Associate degree with credits in Community Health, preferred.2.
Less than 1 year of previous work-related experience, plus three to
six months of on-the-job training and experience, required 3.
Knowledge of and a strong desire to help the community is
essential. 4. Bi-lingual in Spanish or Arabic highly
preferred#LI-SU1We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran
status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special
accommodation for the application process, please contact Human
Resources. EEO is the Law:
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