*The position available will be working specifically with Spanish speaking individuals
The Community Health Worker (CHW) will primarily be working out in the community with specific target populations. CHW's will work closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and other agencies to improve patient care and outcomes. In addition, the CHW will develop and maintain relationships with community-based organizations and referral partners. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers.
Any combination of 3 years' health/social services experience along with a High School Diploma required.
Bilingual/bicultural (Spanish/Somali) preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience and ability in providing superior customer service to patients.
Understanding of and commitment to appropriate protection of confidential patient information
Community Health Certification required within 18 months of employment.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider card required per established policy.
CentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
72-80 hrs/pp; e/o wknd and holiday