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Providence Health & Services Community Health Worker II in San Pedro, California

Description:

Providence is calling a ( Full Time/ Day Shift ) Community Health Worker II to our Children's Health Insurance Program at the Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years experience working and/or volunteering in the community

  • Valid driver's license

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

  • Identify community members/patients who would benefit from the Health education courses offered by the Community Health Department

  • Assist Caregivers with Administrative tasks associated with the implementation of the health education courses.

  • Identify materials appropriate for the target audience and submit materials to Supervisor for approval before being distributed in the community.

  • Deliver accurate and professional health education classes for community members and community organizations, as requested by core leader. Classes are activity-based, demonstrate a skills progression and provide opportunities to practice skills appropriate to the intended target audience.

  • Establish and maintain trusting relationships with the community.

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

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish highly preferred

  • 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 to learn computer systems and programs

  • Accurate word processing/typing skills

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 232478

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