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Certified Community Health Worker

Company: Family and Community Services Inc
Location: Warren
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Community Health Worker Valley Counseling Services Full-Time 40 hour/week Schedule: General Business/Office Hours; Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Certified Community Health Worker will identify the health needs, service gaps, and barriers to care for women at high risk of infant mortality and poor birth outcomes in Mahoning. Once the needs are identified, the CHW will connect the client to evidence-based and best practice interventions in the community. They will initiate Pathways and use them as a tool to monitor and address barriers to positive health outcomes. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Canvassing in clinics, community centers, emergency departments, homeless shelters, and identified hot spot neighborhoods to find and enroll women who could most benefit from HUB services, the majority of whom are minorities and meet the criteria for being at risk of having a poor birth outcome. 2. Focused efforts on enrolling individuals and families with greatest potential to improve health 3. Identifying barriers to healthy birth outcomes 4. Connect client to health insurance (Health Insurance Pathway) and appropriate medical care (Medical Home Pathway/ Medical Referral Pathway) for preventive and/or management services during the 1st month enrollment 5. Connecting clients to resources that address barriers and social determinants of health using the Pathways Community HUB Institute evidence-based model 6. Work with clients to create and implement a comprehensive care plan. 7. Educate all enrolled clients in approved and relevant topics including COVID-19, nutrition, healthy behaviors, etc. (Education Pathway). 8. Attend all training/workshops. 9. Collaborate with agencies, providers, and community partners to connect clients and non-clients to appropriate resources 10. Effectively document client engagement and update care plan in the HUB's web-based data platform. 11. Other duties as assigned by Mahoning County Public Health. 12. Complies with agency policies and procedures, COA regulations, federal and state requirements, and educational/certification/registry requirements. QUALIFICATIONS 1. Valid Ohio Driver's License and ability to meet agency requirements for driving insurability if applicable. 2. Must be able to meet agency requirements for criminal back ground check (Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation) if applicable. MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: 1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2. Must have successfully completed or will complete the Certified Community Health training through the Ohio Board of Nursing. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS : 1. 2 years care coordination or home visiting experience preferred. 2. Experience in community outreach, home visiting, and serving with diverse populations using the CLAS standards preferred. 3. Basic computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office documents. Must have good communication skills, be willing to adapt dynamic and fluid situations. PI186381560

Keywords: Family and Community Services Inc, Warren , Certified Community Health Worker, Healthcare , Warren, Ohio

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