Providence Health & Services Community Health Promoter II in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a part time, day shift Community Health Promoter II to the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

MUST BE AVAILABLE WEEKENDS OR EVENING HOURS

20 HOURS A WEEK

In this position you will:

  • Under the supervision of the Faith Community Nurse Supervisor and Department Director, the Health Promoter II will promote a wellness program within local faith congregations and the larger community.

  • Collaborate with local health and community agencies, schools, and faith institutions.

  • Participate in the establishment of health ministry teams that incorporate the body, mind, and spirit within the faith community.

  • Serve to improve access to health services in the community by linking uninsured residents with Medi-Cal and other insurance.

  • Identify social, emotional, and physical needs of the community residents and provide them with health education, information and appropriate referrals.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Demonstrates ability to interface with community service and public agencies, faith communities, and residents from the community

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good networking skills

  • Familiarity in working with the computer including using Microsoft Office

  • Active participant within the church or community

  • Cultural sensitivity/awareness to persons of different faiths and ethnic backgrounds

  • Reliable transportation available and California driver’s license

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

  • Must complete a training course conducted by Providence Health and Services, or an equivalent training program in the community. The training sessions will include various health topics

  • Additional training is required to become certified in enrolling people in Covered California/Medi-Cal

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 136953