Confidential Employer Community Health Worker in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Northhampton/Allentown Work from home /Community Home Visits Need reliable transportation /DL Computer Skills/familiar with WebX Position Description : Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality healthcare that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being. As a Community Health Worker (CHW), you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education. Primary Responsibilities: · Create a positive experience and relationship with the member · Keep the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physician · Keep member actively engaged with their primary physician · Support the member to ensure pick-up of their Rx · Proactively engage the member to manage their care · Provide member education · Support transitions of care · Help to keep members compliant with their care plans · Partner with care team (community, providers, internal staff) · Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and values · May conduct member assessments if needed Required Qualifications: · High School Diploma/GED · Must have resided within the local community for 2+ years · Knowledge of culture and values in the local community · Familiarity with the resources available within the community · Field Based experience · Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Preferred Qualifications: · Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Social Work and/or Healthcare Administration · Licensed practical nurse (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide or Medical Assistant · Bilingual English & Spanish · Community Health Worker (CHW) Accreditation · Experience working in Managed Care · Knowledge of the PA Medicaid population Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.