UC Health Community Healthcare Worker - UC Health Ambulatory - OB/GYN in Hoxworth Center - 3130 Highland Avenue - Cincinnati, Ohio
Title: *Community Healthcare Worker
*Location: *Hoxworth Center - 3130 Highland Avenue - Cincinnati, OH
*Hours: *full time, 40 hours a week
At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.
As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.
UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.
Primary Purpose:The Community Health Worker will act as the liaison between UC Health patients and "medical homes" or community based healthcare providers. The primary goal of the Community Healthcare Worker will be to: Identify patients who are in need of primary care, "medical home", community providers and UC Health outpatient services. Educate and direct patients to available community based healthcare services. Facilitate and monitor patients’ transition into medical homes and community based healthcare services.
Education:Minimum required: Associate's Degree or 2 years of equivalent college coursework. - Healthcare or Social Work
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree - Healthcare or Social Work
*LICENSE & CERTIFICATION: *Ohio Community Health Workers (CHW) certificate required.
*YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: *Minimum Required: 3 years of Healthcare experience with an Associate's Degree.
Preferred: 1 year of Healthcare experience with an Bachelor's Degree.
*REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: *Demonstrates effective problem solving/decision making abilities. Effective communicator with ability to speak to large groups as well as
individuals from all backgrounds (both in person and over the phone). Ability to communicate with clinical staff with basic medical terminology.
Able to work in fast paced environment where conditions can change rapidly. Working knowledge of local community based healthcare network.
Working knowledge of general computer operating systems, specifically Microsoft Office programs. (Work, Excel and Power Point). Working
knowledge of accepted ethical standards within the medical community and professional organization. Ability to work independently or with little
supervision. Strong organization skills.
Organization: *UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI PHYSICIANS COMPANY. LLC
Title: Community Healthcare Worker - UC Health Ambulatory - OB/GYN
Location: Hoxworth Center - 3130 Highland Avenue - Cincinnati, OH
Requisition ID: 064681