Community Care Team Health Worker Job – Emporia, KS

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Starting at $13.75 per hour - Full Time

Employer

Newman Regional Health | 1201 W 12th Ave | (620) 343-6800
Tanya Beyer, Hiring Manager

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Community Care Team Community Health Worker who is ready to join an amazing team and make a difference at Newman Regional Health Medical Partners.  Join our team today to begin or continue your career. NRHMP is committed to ensuring that you and your family receive the best medical care available. We provide high quality care that is patient-directed to meet your health goals with your well-being in mind. Our caring and compassionate staff provide state-of-the art healthcare to patients of all ages by adhering to our five values of quality, service, people, growth and fiscal responsibility. Come see why we are different and apply today!

This is a full-time day position Monday thru Friday

Job Summary:

The COVID-19 Care Team CHW uses their expertise about the community they are working with to provide education about COVID-19 and chronic disease prevention and treatment.

Essential Functions:

  • Engage in community outreach and education about COVID-19 and chronic disease screening and health
  • Learn and apply clinic policies and procedures to COVID-19 Care teamwork
  • Educate community about chronic disease prevention and management
  • Engage in relationship-building discussion with patients
  • Log enrollments, educational activities, and referrals
  • Track and follow-up with patients as part of clinical workflows, supporting team-based care

Position Qualifications:

  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Possess the ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities
  • Great written and oral communication skills and be detail oriented
  • Must have current driver’s license and reliable transportation

Skills & Abilities

Education-High school diploma or equivalent

  • Complete Community Health Worker Certification Course within 6 months of being hired
  • Complete Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program training and/or Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle coach training as designated

At NRHMP, we want to ensure your needs are met.  We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off including Extended Illness Benefit
  • KPERS Retirement
  • Identity Theft Protection Discounts
  • Life Insurance options
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Accident and Cancer coverage
  • Apply Online: https://www.newmanrh.org/careers 

Apply in Person: If you prefer, applications may be submitted to the Human Resources Department at NRH Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

About Newman Regional Health: Centrally located within the city of Emporia, Newman Regional Health is a 25-bed non-profit critical access hospital owned by the people of Lyon County. Newman Regional Health is a teaching hospital, and is home to the ESU Newman Division of Nursing.  We are committed to improving the health of the communities we serve by providing high-quality care.  We are continually recognized as one of the Top 10 hospitals in Kansas and one of the Top 50 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States. 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits Offered

Paid time off, Retirement benefits, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Disability insurance, Tuition reimbursement

How to Apply

In person at 1201 W 12th Ave