CNA/Med Tech -Community Health Worker (Maricopa& Pinal County)

  • Pophealth Care
  • Mesa, AZ, USA
  • Sep 25, 2021
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Job Description

At PopHealthCare, our mission is simple - to lead the effort in reimagining how healthcare is delivered. We are bold innovators, dedicated to making a difference and we hire wicked smart people! We are looking for a BLINGUAL Community Health Worker Covering both the EAST & West Valley. This is a remote position that works from home 50% of the time and 50% in the field doing in-home patient visits. The will only require to go into PopHealthCare’s office for supplies or mandatory meetings.

The Community Health Worker (CHW) is a full-time experienced community health services professional with responsibility for conducting home based and telephonic visits with patients, assessing community and social support needs of patients/caregivers, and to help with patient action plans. As part of a care team, the CHW reviews history and documentation prior to completing a visit and recommends additional interventions for the patient’s action plan and/or facilitates social work and community support for an interim period based upon need. He/she is field-based with some office duties

Position Essential Functions:

  • Helps patients and caregivers to set and achieve health goals
  • Assists patients with organizing their records, making follow-up appointments, filling prescriptions and accessing needed community-based services
  • Helps patients with issues like finding transportation, better housing or food resources
  • Provides culturally appropriate health education and support on lifestyle modifications (healthy diet, importance of exercise, stop smoking)
  • Documents each patient encounter in detail
  • Works with other community CHWs to create and maintain a directory of community resources

Qualifications

  • High school or GED required; Associates or Bachelors preferred
  • Preferred 2 years of experience in health or social services;
  • Personal or professional experience with care of individuals who are elderly or disabled
  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings if required
  • Must have valid state driver license and automobile insurance
  • Working knowledge of computers/tablets and ability to type
  • Bi-Lingual in English/Spanish is preferred but not required
  • Longtime resident of AZ with great knowledge of resources in the community is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills & ability to carry out written and oral instructions
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Organized, detail oriented and plans/manages time well