Community Health Worker

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Aug 20, 2018
Closes
Sep 26, 2018
Function
Customer Service
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. 1.\tServes as a liaison between communities, individual and coordinated health care organizations.
2.\tProvides evidence based health guidance and social assistance to community residents
3.\tEnhances community residents' ability to effectively communities with health care providers.
4.\tProvide culturally and linguistically appropriate health education.
5.\tAdvocates for individual and community health equity
6.\tProvides care, support, follow up, and education in community setting as homes and neighborhoods.
7.\tIdentifies and addressing issues that creates barriers to care for specific individuals.
8.\tProvides referral and follow-up services or otherwise coordination of human services options.
9.\tProactively identifies and refers individuals in federal, state, private or nonprofit health and human services programs.
10.\tIntegrates with patient's care team to support progress in care plan and overall patients wellness.
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Bachelor's degree in health educations, health promotion or other related field Bilingual - English / Spanish Effective oral and written communications skills Cultural competency Knowledge of local resources and system navigation Advocacy and community capacity building skills Care coordination skills Teaching skills to promote healthy behavior change Outreach methods and strategies Ability to bridge needs and identify resources Understanding of public health concepts and health literacy Understanding of ethics and confidentially issues Ability to use and understand health information technology



Tobacco Statement


Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.


Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.



Equal Employment Opportunity


Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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