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Full Job Title: Community Health Worker, Every Child Succeeds

Job Number: 90656

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 3-2-2017

POSITION TITLE: Community Health Worker

DEPARTMENT: Every Child Succeeds




PURPOSE OF POSITION: To participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team in the coordination, referral, and support of medical/social and community services specifically through face-to-face visits with members and/or families as well as telephonic communication.

·Care Coordination
Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and assists with the coordination of care including medical and social service needs and goals. Follows the plan of care. Completes face to face visits which includes evaluation regarding care plan progress and communicating results/coordinating next steps with the care manager.
Accurately schedules appointments for members/families. Answer customer's questions regarding preparations for appointments, directions to clinics, and general hospital questions.
Completes required documentation linked to the plan of care accurately and in a timely manner.
Provides updates to member/family regarding patient condition and progress, information is linked to the plan of care; refers parents to appropriate resources for information to answer questions and address needs., Consults with care team members to address complex issues.

Skills & Competencies
·Interpersonal Communication
Exhibit effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Be capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
·Professional Knowledge
Possess knowledge of development, behaviors, group process techniques and crisis intervention techniques for infants, children and adolescents. Be capable of managing disruptive patients.
·Problem Solving
Demonstrate an ability to use a problem solving process to develop and evaluate a plan of care.
·Professional Requirements
Possess a valid driving license.
·Physical Capabilities
Capable of sitting, standing, walking, bending/stooping, kneeling, reaching, hearing, twisting, seeing, speaking, grasping/manipulating objects and climbing.

·Bachelor's Degree AND 1 year of work experience
·Associate's Degree AND 5 years of experience
·High School Diploma and 9 years of experience

·Current Community Health Worker (CHW) certification in the state of Ohio
·Experience in a Healthcare environment AND familiarity with case management processes/procedures preferred

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