Carilion Clinic Community Health Worker (Grant), Carilion Family Medicine - Southeast in Roanoke, Virginia
Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so. Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.
Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.
The Community Health Worker travels within their designated area to enroll, assess and develop care plans for clients who are within medically underserved areas and are in vulnerable populations. Designation as a vulnerable population may be due to: low-income (both insured and uninsured); identified service area; presence of one or more chronic diseases; exhibit risk factors for medical or socioeconomic conditions; be deficient in one or multiple areas of social determinants of health,and under limited circumstances, in areas beyond the defined service area. Identify barriers to health care and services and assist clients to effectively navigate and access needed services and resources.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. Community Health Worker training must be successfully completed upon hire and reviewed annually.
Experience: Two years of general work experience required. Experience in community outreach efforts as a volunteer or paid professional preferred. Experience in working with underserved populations or direct patient care/reception, registration and/or customer service/consumer relations preferred.
registration: Community Health Worker certification preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and/or access to reliable transportation. AHA BLS-HCP must be obtained by end of supervised orientation and maintained.
Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to communicate and gain trust of people from various walks of life and various socio-economic strata. Computer word processing and data entry skills required. Experience with electronic medical record or care coordination software preferred. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Must have reliable transportation to visit clients and attend training sessions and meetings as required.
Must have a valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
Requisition Number: 22536
Employment Status: Regular Part Time
Location: Carilion Clinic Family Medicine - Southeast
Shift Details: 24 hours per week, variable shifts, Monday - Friday between 8am and 5pm, requires travel in Roanoke
As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.
Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
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Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.