• Community Health Worker for Stockton or Modesto, CA

    Job Locations US-CA-Virtual
    Job ID
    2018-1622
    Category
    Clinical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Community Health Worker for the Stockton and Modesto, CA Area

     

    AxisPoint Health is a leading health care management company focused on proactively managing health, reducing barriers, and improving outcomes. We have an immediate need for This is a home-based position with 60% of the time working from home and 40% of time working in the field.

     

    AxisPoint Health's mission is to improve the health, coordinate the care, and lower the healthcare costs for our clients and their members.  To fulfill our mission, our approach is to provide the technology, tools and caring, and professionally trained staff to measurably improve health outcomes.

     

    AxisPoint Health offers top compensation, great benefits and collaborative, welcoming work place!  

     

    The Community Health Worker is to provide culturally appropriate support to clinical support services and Community Based RNs. Key responsibilities include locating and linking members with the health care system and Community Based and Call Center RNs, providing language and cultural translation services, and supporting coordination of care and disease management

    Responsibilities & Qualifications

    Position Description

    • Assist in finding/identifying current member information by utilizing various means to determine phone and/or address 
    • Perform community outreach activities to assist community based Disease Management (DM) program staff in locating members; inform eligible members of Disease Management/Care Management services available; promote and build trust for those services 
    • Assist in coordinating members’ relationships with multiple service systems
    • Assist members in obtaining a Medical Home and provide instruction on appropriate use of the Medical Home
    • Assist members in overcoming transportation barriers to obtain medical care
    • Promote and schedule appointments with members for Community Based RNs or telephonic Disease Management nurses
    • Inform staff and members about available community resources; assist members in utilizing the resources
    • Present health education in a culturally appropriate format
    • Provide social support to improve members’ adherence to medical treatment and lessen the risk that they will drop out of program
    • Maintain confidential and accurate records of each member's address and telephone information, documentation of all contacts (and attempted contacts) and the type of assistance provided
    • Maintain a current, accurate database of community resource contacts. Maintain all client information in a confidential manner in accordance with policy and HIPAA regulations.

    Location / Work Environment

    • Independent, home office based environment.  Must have access to a high-speed internet connection and be able to comply with work-at-home agent requirements.

    Position Qualifications

    • Must reside in and share experience, language and/or culture of the community to be served
    • Current valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with required level of automobile liability insurance coverage  
    • Minimum of two years' experience in health, social or community services
    • Current PPD
    • Bi-lingual preferred, but not required (Spanish and English)
    • Willingness and ability to travel to assigned operational areas/facilities
    • Experience using Windows operating system preferred
    • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively is critical
    • Strong organizational skills

    Education and Professional Certifications

    • High School Diploma
    • Current certification or be approved as a Lay Health Educator/Promotor or Community Health Worker (CHW) helpful.

     

     

    EEO Statement

    AxisPoint Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AxisPoint Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. AxisPoint Health expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AxisPoint Health’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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