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Community Health Worker – Access To Health

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

4862

JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Health Worker – Access To Health

Job Summary 

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values  
  • The Community Health Worker will provide assistance with coordination of access to health care services and provider referrals to low income uninsured or underinsured clients eligible for the Access Health/HOP program
  • Will help to facilitate access to health care by reducing or resolving barriers for assigned and/or referred clients
  • Responsibilities of the Community Health Worker include, but are not limited to, case coordination, patient education, travel/home visits, and direct follow-up related to accessing and/or retaining health care and supportive services
  • Must use own car for travel to remote sites, often in rural, isolated areas with proof of current auto insurance
  • Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement, and motivation to patients

Work Schedule: 80 Hours Biweekly. Full Time.

Qualifications /Training:

  • Knowledge base of community services and resources
  • Must be able to handle potential problems related to safety issues for staff and patient in all settings. 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Basic computer skills (Excel and Word)
  • Good communication skill, such as listening well, and using language appropriately

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Willing to obtain BLS  

 

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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