Community Health Worker - Baystate Health
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Community Health Worker
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, and home to Baystate Medical Practices, the largest multispecialty group in the region is looking for a Community Health Worker to join our experienced ACO Care Team in Palmer, MA.
RESPONSIBILITIES. Baystate Health Community Health Workers perform an important role providing care to our patients. Helping patients and their families navigate and access health and community services whiling adopting healthy behaviors. Works as a member of the ACO care team through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach. Promotes, maintains, and improves the health of patients and their family by providing social support and informal counseling. Partners closely with different providers, patients and outside organizations and is responsible facilitating communication between patient and care teams; and providing culturally appropriate health education and self-management support. Additionally, Community Health Workers will collaborate within a team-based care delivery model to improve the health and lives of our community members. Community Health Workers participate in the development and implementation of innovative costs-effective delivery system changes that proactively meet the complex needs of our patients including efforts to manage their behavioral and social needs in addition to their medical care.
SCHEDULE. Full time: Monday thru Friday. No weekends, no Holidays.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH. Our Community Health Worker career ladder provides opportunity to advance your profession and livelihood. Continuing education incentives and tuition reimbursements are available and encouraged to use.
ABUNDANT BENEFITS. Earn generous compensation, substantial benefits that comprise high-quality, low-cost medical/dental, plenty of paid time off, continuing education incentives and an impressive retirement plan.
- High School diploma or GED
- Community Health Worker Certification, preferred
- Bilingual, preferred
- Valid drivers license
- Great interpersonal skills, compassionate care giver and able to work in a fast paced environment a MUST.
You Belong At Baystate
At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.
DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.
GED or HiSET (Required)
Certified Community Health Worker – Board of Certification of Community Health Workers, Driver License – Other
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.