Providence Health & Services Community Health Worker II in San Pedro, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Full Time, Variable shift Community Health Worker II to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Beresponsibleforhelping community residents and Medical Centerpatientsandtheirfamiliesto navigateandaccess community services,other resources,andadopt healthybehaviors.

  • The CHW-II l provides primary job duties within at least one of thefollowing tracks:

  • Health Education: CHWs in this track will assist withrecruitment and administrative tasks for health education courses, such as butnot limited to Mental Health First Aid, Creating Healthier Attitudes Today,physical activity, or Groceryships. In addition they will provide modules thesehealth education topics with oversight from a Health Educator or PhysicalEducation Specialist.

  • Outreach and Enrollment: CHWs in this track will provideoutreach in community settings and provide initial screening for eligibility ofCovered CA, Medi-Cal, and CalFresh (Food Stamps). In addition they will provideone-on-one health insurance and/or CalFresh enrollment application assistance.

  • Navigation/Linkage to Resources: CHWs in this trackwill provide individualized assessments of risk factors that impact anindividual’s well-being. They will beresponsible for doing the assessments in community and Medical Center EmergencyDepartment settings and then referring them to the appropriate programs andresources in the community.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum six monthsexperience in a Community Health Worker I position or one year related communityoutreach, enrollment, education or other community health administrativeexperience required.

  • CAdriver’s license

  • ForCHWs providing outreach and enrollment, become a Certified Enrollment Counselor (CEC) and be certified to enroll into Cal Fresh within 3 months of hire.

  • Willingnessto learn computer systems and programs

  • Accurate word processing/typing skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum high school diploma highly preferred

  • BilingualEnglish /Spanish, highly preferred

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 179912