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COVID - Community Health Worker - Various Locations in Eastern NC

Job ID: 952461
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Community Health Worker (CHW) will work as part of the healthcare multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care utilizing CHW interventions to coordinate care, and provide health education and case management services to patient(s) living with chronic health conditions. CHW are frontline public health workers who are trusted members of the community that they serve. CHW will have a basic understanding of cultural diversity, humility and work effectively with patients and the community. Responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting patients with self-management of health conditions;
  • Linking patient to services to address social determinants of health; and
  • Providing services in various settings to include clinic, hospital and home.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School or Equivalent (GED) is preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office/PC-based applications (Outlook, Word and Excel) required.

  • Other:

    • The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position. Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.

    • The required physical demands and description of the associated essential functions are available via https://www. jobable.net. The username is Vidant and the password is Health123!. There are options to search by keywords using the job code or job title.

Other Information

  • Full-Time - 40 hours a week.

  • Grant Funded Position.

  • Benefits Available.

  • Locations include: Duplin County, Onslow County, Jones County, Craven County, Carteret County, Pamlico County, Washington County, Tyrell County, Hyde County, Dare County, Perquimans County, Pasquotank County, Camden County, and Currituck County.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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