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Community Health Worker

Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte

Job Description

Job Req ID: 190176

Position Number: 00162727

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F 8a- 5p

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Population Outrch/Prov. Servs

Location: Community Care Partners

Location Details:  4701 Hedgemore Drive

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Serves as a key member of the healthcare team and is a primary resource for assisting community members in navigating the broad care system. Provides information about healthy behaviors and uses various approaches to support community members in reducing health-related risk behaviors in culturally competent ways that communities will understand and accept. Recognizes the importance of addressing the social determinants of health in guiding, supporting and assisting community members to live healthier lives. Works closely with medical providers, primary care teams, faith communities and social services agencies to provide short term care coordination and connection to resources and support to improve health and well-being through education and provision of care coordination.

Essential Functions

 

 

Physical Requirements
Work in a variety of environments; an office environment, a community member's home environment and/or hospital/school/community agency or settings. Exposure to a medical setting and household conditions as well as communicable diseases could occur. Significant traveling or driving may be required, as well as sitting for moderate periods of time. Ability to lift 20-30 pounds required.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree in a relevant human service field preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and good communication and literacy skills and demonstrate the ability to develop rapport as an active member of the care management team required. Valid NC driver's license required, excellent driving record and have reliable transportation. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Employment Type

Full Time

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