Job Posting for Milford Regional Medical Center: Community Health Worker

Title: Community Health Worker

Organization: Milford Regional Medical Center

Brief Summary of Position:

Purpose: To function as part of patient care team to provide health education, patient navigation of effective use of health care system, and connect patients to community resources.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Skills: Associates degree preferred or High School /GED and one additional year experience. Written and oral fluency in Portuguese and/or Spanish required.
  • Certification / License: N/A
  • Experience:
    • Written and oral fluency in English and either Spanish or Portuguese
    • Experience performing interviewing and confidential data collection techniques, and record keeping
    • Experience in collecting information from patients and completing standard forms (experience with MassHealth enrollment a plus) and preparing required reports
    • Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients to fully participate in care
    • Ability and willingness to recognize patients with specific needs and refer them to the appropriate professionals and resources
    • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer
    • Six months to one year of community outreach experience (health care or social service agency, supportive services, personal care, or related experience) and knowledge of the community.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; attention to detail; and organizational skills a must
  • Ability to work independently

For more information and to apply: http://jobs.milfordregional.org/milford/allied-health/jobid7460034-community-health-worker-jobs