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Community Health Worker - SMHP Administration

Company: St. Mary's General Hospital
Location: Passaic
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

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:

Keywords: St. Mary's General Hospital, Passaic , Community Health Worker - SMHP Administration, Healthcare , Passaic, New Jersey

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