Community Health Worker, FT Days - Care Navigation

7 days left

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Oct 10, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Ref
R-011239
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist Health Care seeks to hire an experienced Community Health Worker who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As the Community Health Worker, you will:
•Help patients and their families to navigate and access community resources. These resources include access to medical and/or behavioral health providers, medication, food, transportation, housing, and insurance. In collaboration with the RN Patient Navigator, the Community Health Worker guides patients through their plan of care.
•Coordinate patient care with patient, family, and ancillary/community services to promote quality and cost-efficient care for assigned caseload.
•Provide follow-up to patients, by phone, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found
•Conduct home visit to ensure that the patient has what is required to recover safely at home; visit to include safety checks (e.g., check for fall risks) and preparation for follow-up appointments with provider

Qualifications Include:
•Knowledge of community resources
•Bachelor of Science in health education, health promotion, related field or relevant work experience
•3+ years' experience working in a community-based setting with knowledge of local resources and system navigation
•Certification as Community Health Worker is preferred
•Licensed driver and able to operate a motor vehicle as well as maintain automobile insurance

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.
If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered or contact k.dunn@adventsithealthcare.com for more information.

Work Schedule:

Daytime hours - Monday through Fridays

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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