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Community Health Worker

Company: Access Health Stark County
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Community Health Worker (CHW) is a home visitor who is primarily focused on the client's health. The CHW connects underserved clients to primary care, health insurance, and community resources so the client's health becomes the priority.

*Minimum Requirements: *

- Must be over 18 years of age, have valid driver's license, and proof of insurance

- High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

- Must be able to travel all areas of Stark County and have reliable personal vehicle

- Must obtain CHW Certification within the first year of employment

- Ability to pass a federal and state background check and drug test

- Must maintain required caseload according to number of hours worked

- Must have knowledge of local resources and preferably, live in Stark County

*Key Responsibilities: *

- Establish trusting relationships

- Conduct home-based interviews and enter data into computer

- Help patients set personal goals and attend primary care appointments as needed

- Connect clients to resources in their community (i.e., insurance, medical home, transportation, housing, food, etc.)

- Exhibit excellent working relationships with patients and team members

- Ability to work with others of various ages, backgrounds, cultures, and life experiences

- Ability to maintain regular attendance on the job

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $14.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Access Health Stark County, Canton , Community Health Worker, Other , Canton, Ohio

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