Community Health Worker

San Jose, CA

Posted: 04/25/2024 Category: Health Care Job Number: lheuser7

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Community Health Worker. The Community Health Worker would be working for a Major Healthcare Organization in San Jose, CA and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40 hours per week.

Community Health Worker Compensation:

  • The pay for this position is $21.38-$23.50 hourly
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Community Health Worker Highlights:

  • The required availability for this position are as follows: 40 hours per week between Monday - Friday 8am – 7pm, with possible rotating Saturday shifts 8am-5pm

Community Health Worker Responsibilities:

  • Book appointments in Electronic Health Record, according to providers’ scope of practice.
  • Use Microsoft Office to communicate and report information
  • Perform patient screening surveys; score questionnaires and alert care team
  • Document encounters in electronic health records
  • Participate in health fairs, community and outreach events to promote company services
  • Maintain logs as directed by supervisors
  • Participate in health fairs, tabling, collect information
  • Schedule in person interpreters, and transportation, via patient health plans as applicable
  • Be highly dependable and independent
  • Conduct outreach and enrollment services in available public benefit programs
  • Connect patients to internal resources and/or services to meet their needs
  • Serve as a liaison between the community and health and social services.
  • Interface well with clinic staff, community and care teams.
  • Meet departmental review and documentation standards for work assignment
  • Adhere to the policy and procedures of assigned clinic(s)
  • Build and maintain appropriate relationships on behalf of the company
  • Support a positive image of the company inside and outside the organization.
  • Work flexible hours, which includes some evenings and weekends
  • Work at any of the locations, including clinics, mobiles, schools, homeless encampments, warming centers and patients’ homes, or patient appointments as assigned.

Community Health Worker Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of experience in a community-based health care service capacity preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Proficiency in computer operations, navigational skills and comfortable with Internet-based applications; MS Outlook and Email etiquette
  • Phone Etiquette
  • CHW Certification - Recertification and/or retraining process, as required
  • CPR

Community Health Worker Work Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Travel to other sites and/or locations required
  • Work outside in varying temperatures may be required
  • Prolonged periods of standing or sitting.
  • Work flexible hours, which includes some evenings and weekends
  • Sitting, walking, and standing associated with office environment
  • Regular bending, stretching and lifting
  • Manual dexterity used to include, but not limited to, standard office equipment, and computer keyboard.
  • Traveling to work sites may include exposure to outside elements
  • Presenting information in front of a group or individual
  • Reading and writing in order to review records for accuracy.

If you are interested in this Community Health Worker position, please apply to this posting!

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