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Providence Community Health Worker I - San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California

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Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Community Health Worker I (full-time/day shift) to Providence California Regional Services for the San Fernando Valley areas.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Community Health Worker I who 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. The CHW-I will provide primary job duties within at least one of the following tracks:

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Health Education: CHWs in this track will assist with recruitment and administrative tasks for health education courses, such as but not limited to Mental Health First Aid, Creating Healthier Attitudes Today, physical activity, or Groceryships.

  • Outreach and Enrollment: CHWs in this track will provide outreach in community settings and provide initial screening for eligibility of Covered CA, Medi-Cal, and CalFresh (Food Stamps).

  • Navigation/Linkage to Resources: CHWs in this track will provide individualized assessments of risk factors that impact an individual’s well-being. They will be responsible for doing the assessments in community settings and then referring them to the appropriate programs in the community.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid driver's license

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

  • 1 year of working experience in a patiient or customer facing role.

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

  • 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 computer systems and programs

  • Accurate word processing/typing skills

  • Must be bilingual in English/Spanish

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience working and/or volunteering in the community highly preferred.

About the ministry you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate healthcare, 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.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P342325
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Community Services
Job Function: Community Service
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Technical/Skilled Support
Department: 7000 COMMUNITY HEALTH INVESTMENTS CA SOCAL 18
Address: CA Pacoima 11201 Herrick St

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.