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Providence Health & Services Community Health Worker II in Santa Monica, California

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Providence is calling a Community Health Worker for a Full-Time/Day Shift to Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA

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We are seeking a Community Health Worker who will be responsible for helping community residents and Medical Center patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors. The CHW-II will provide job duties within at least one of the following tracks

In this position you will:

  • Health Education: CHWs in this track will assist with recruitment and administrative tasks for health education courses, such as but not limited to Mental Health First Aid, Creating Healthier Attitudes Today, physical activity, or FEAST. In addition they will provide modules these health education topics with oversight from a Health Educator or Physical Education Specialist.

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

  • Navigation/Linkage to Resources: CHWs in this track will provide individualized assessments of risk factors that impact an individual's well-being. They will be responsible for doing the assessments in community and Medical Center Emergency Department settings and then referring them to the appropriate programs and resources in the community.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid driver's license

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

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and to participate fully in a team process

  • Strong public speaking skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to complete necessary tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to follow directions, be a self-starter and collaborate with coworkers.

  • Willingness to learn computer systems and programs

  • Accurate word processing/typing skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bilingual English /Spanish

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion

  • Two (2) years experience working and/or volunteering in the community highly preferred

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 299724

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