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Bon Secours Mercy Health Community Healthcare Worker-Mercy Health Physicians in Youngstown, Ohio

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Serves as a liaison between Mercy Health Youngstown (MHY) and the community. Assists with defined aspects of a community health program including teaching about basic health issues. Identifies health related issues affecting the community, collects data, and informs MHY of community needs. Encourages and facilitates access to health and social services. Able to work independently.

The Community Health Worker (CHW) serves as a liaison to the target community and is primarily responsible for facilitating access to health and social services, teaching about basic health issues, and assisting with needs assessment. Assists with data collection and tracking.

Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministry’s Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short and long range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (7-10 statements)

% Time

60%Encourages and facilitates access to health and social services through a range of activities such as outreach, social support and advocacy. Connects community members to resources such as health and social services, health insurance, food, housing, education, career and job training, and fitness and wellness opportunities. May assist clients with scheduling appointments, registration and filling out insurance and financial aid forms. Responsible for following up with patients to confirm they connected with the referred resouces.

15%Collaboratation with care team physicians/LSW/LISW

10%Accurately collects and tracks data through Epic for program and grant reporting. Maintains good record keeping of all activities. Competent in the use of computer, Microsoft Office, Word, Power Point, Excel and Access for tracking purposes.

5%Develops and maintains positive working relationships with community members and co-workers.

5%Travel between offices as needed.

5%Assists with other duties as directed by Coordinator, Supervisor, or Manager.

Required Minimum Education: High School or equiv

Specialty/Major: Competence in writing and reading.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS (must be non-expired/active unless otherwise stated):

Required: Certified Community Health Worker by the Ohio Board of Nursing

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)

Department:

Administrative Admin - Youngstown Physician Enterprises

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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