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If you are a forward-thinking and compassionate individual looking for a rewarding career that makes a difference, you must apply!

 

As a Community Health Care (CHW) you will support and coach at-risk patients to manage their own health and assist them in navigating the health care and social service systems. A CHW works an integrated role in the network of clinics, hospital systems, and community-based agencies. Community Health Worker is a vital communicator that bridges the gap between healthcare providers and people in need of care. In addition, they serve as a link between patients and health or social service agencies.

The CHW assists patients in the community through home visits, attending medical appointments, and other community-based resources and organizing appointments and transportation for the patient. They provide each patient with education, support, and necessary health-related information and make necessary referrals. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Must have strong PC proficiency and MS Office skills

  • Must be able to manage time effectively in order to complete tasks and meet deadlines

  • Ability to function effectively in an autonomous work environment and as a team

  • Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to diverse groups of people and people on all levels

  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks with different deadlines

  • Reliable and accessible transportation along with current insurance coverage

  • Experience working with underserved and diverse populations in community settings

  • Experience in navigating health and social service systems

  • Demonstrated ability to support, coach and motivate patients to reach their goals

  • Additional certifications and education in community health are a plus

We offer competitive wages and exceptional benefits. For more information about this position, contact Jessica Stewart at (785) 540-4904 or e-mail jstewart@phillipshospital.org

Applications can be picked up at the Phillips County Hospital at 1150 State Street in Phillipsburg, KS or downloaded on our website.