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Community Health Worker

Company: Centerwell
Location: Myrtle Beach
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Job Functions ** Develop a wholistic view of patient needs related to Social Determinants of Health* Identify existing barriers to engagement with necessary resources and supports* Provide education around maintenance of chronic health conditions, as well as available options for behavioral care and social support* Serve as liaison between the patient and the direct care providers, assisting in navigating both internal and external systems* Initiate care planning and subsequent action steps for high-risk members, coordinating with interdisciplinary team* Supporting patients self-determination, motivate patients to meet the health goals they have identified* Conduct Transitions of Care for Observation stays* Refer patient to necessary services and supports* This field may include but is not limited to: assistance with transportation, food insecurity, navigation of and application for benefits including, Medicaid, HCBS, working to reduce costs associated with prescription medications, organizing schedules of follow up appointments, alleviating social isolation* Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required*Organizational Responsibilities ** Participate in interdisciplinary review of and coordination around complex patients* Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA* Document patient encounters in medical record system in a timely manner* Follow general policies related to fire safety, infection control and attendance*Required Qualifications ** High School Diploma or equivalent* Community Health Worker certification, or willingness to complete within one year* Minimum of 2 years of experience working in human services and navigating community-based resources*Preferred Qualifications** Bachelors Degree in applicable discipline* Familiarity with state Medicaid guidelines and application processes* Experience working with patients with behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders* Prior experience conducting home visits and knowledge of field safety practices* Training as an LPN or LVN* Training as an EMT or paramedic* Bilingual in English/Spanish with the ability to speak, read and write in both languages without limitations and assistance*Job Type: Full-timePay: $22.00 - $25.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Primary CareSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Human Services: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:* Community Health Worker (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Myrtle Beach, SC: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Centerwell, Wilmington , Community Health Worker, Healthcare , Myrtle Beach, North Carolina

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