Community Health Worker job in Brookings
AllCare Health is seeking a Community Health Worker who thrives in a team environment and has the ability to provide exceptional service and skills.
AllCare Health is a southern Oregon-based health organization, led by local physicians since 1994. In a progressive model of care, we combine medical, dental, and behavioral health services to provide Medicare, and Medicaid insurance coverage to our members. We also provide support to our providers through AllCare Independent Physician Association and AllCare e-Health Services
The Community Health Worker works collaboratively with the Primary Care Provider (PCP) Team to plan for and address the case management needs of individual members at risk of high utilization of Emergency Department services and/or avoidable hospitalizations due to co-morbid conditions including, but not limited to, chronic diseases, mental health, and/or chemical dependency diagnoses and related social determinants of health.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Current experience working in the community, preferably on health issues
Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of automobile insurance
Must be able to type 45 WPM
Fluent Bilingual English/Spanish verbal and written skills preferred
Basic medical knowledge including ability to recognize social and medical risk factors, trauma symptoms and behaviors, and chronic disease conditions
Cultural knowledge and sensitivity to the population being served
Knowledge of community resources
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
The Community Health Worker provides information, assistance, tools, and support to enable a member to make the best health care decisions in the member’s particular circumstances and in light of the member’s needs, lifestyle, combination of conditions, and desired outcomes. Members are seen in PCP offices, their homes or similar environments.
AllCare offers a great working environment and competitive benefit package. Candidates offered a position must be able to successfully pass a drug test and background check. Skills testing may be required.
For consideration, please submit online with your resume, cover letter and a list of professional references. Please note-this is located at our office in Grants Pass and remote work is not available.
For additional information about us please visit: www.allcarehealth/careers.com.
AllCare Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.