Community Health Worker, Full Time, Care Navigation

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Nov 09, 2021
Ref
R-017134
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
White Oak Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Care Navigator 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:
•Coordinate patient care with patient, family, and ancillary/community services to promote quality and cost-efficient care for assigned caseload
•Assist patients with enrollment and/or referring them to various health and social service programs
•Assist patients to schedule medical appointments to include connection with transportation resources
•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 and to conduct safety checks (e.g., check for fall risks) and prepare for follow-up appointments with provider

Qualifications Include:
•Bachelor of Science in health education, health promotion, or related field
•1+ years' experience working in a community-based setting with knowledge of local resources and system navigation
•Licensed driver and able to operate a motor vehicle as well as maintain automobile insurance
•Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
•Empathic toward individual's complex health needs and their families
•Strong communication and customer service skills
•Knowledge of community resources
•Strong writing skills
•Strong organizational skills
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities and maintaining professionalism
•Excellent time management skills
•Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment

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.

Work Schedule:

Full time Monday-Friday

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug 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 and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive 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. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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