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Providence Health & Services Community Health Worker in Walla Walla, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Community Health Worker ( Population Health , Evenings, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Medical Group Southeast Washington in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health & Services’ Core Values of respect, justice, compassion, stewardship, and excellence in all aspects of job.

  • Actively seek opportunities for outreach with a focus on hard to reach populations and our identified “high-need” communities.

  • Identify community members/patients who would benefit from the health education courses offered by the Population Health Department

  • Provide outreach in the community to increase awareness of Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps).

  • Provide on-site screenings of risk-factors that impact an individual’s well-being in community settings.

  • Document all outreach events and direct services including maintenance of logs and sign-in sheets.

  • Develop, maintain and demonstrate up-to-date knowledge on Population Health issues by attending seminars, trainings, or conferences as required by the Department, reading materials or other methods.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Related Community Experience

  • Valid Driver’s license and auto Insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Health or Social work related field

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health or Social Work Related Field

About the hospital you will serve

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Community Service

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 268186

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