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Community Health Worker

Category

Administration

Organization:

Western North Carolina Community Health Services

Location:

Asheville, North Carolina • All Counties

Date Needed:

August 08, 2022

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

High School / GED

Experience Required:

1-2 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

July 19, 2022

Job Description:

Community Health Worker

Western North Carolina Community Health Services is seeking a full-time Community Health Worker (CHW). The CHW is a community-based position that functions collaboratively with nurse care managers, care coordinators, population health specialists and others to identify and outreach to hard-to-reach patients.

The CHW helps to coordinate patient care and assists patients with accessing healthcare and community resources. Through concerted and targeted outreach efforts, the Community Health Worker helps to monitor patient adherence to treatment plans and close gaps in care by identifying and addressing social support needs, literacy limitations, and other social determinants of health impacting access to services.

This position requires superior communication and interpersonal skills with a wide and diverse range of patients, staff, physicians and public. One year experience working with the public, or in customer service; in a medical setting is preferred. Knowledge of medical office operations and familiarity with role of FQHCs in the community is preferred.

We offer a very competitive salary as well as an excellent benefits package. Candidates may apply by submitting a resume in MS Word or PDF format to employment@wncchs.org, or mail to Human Resources, P.O. Box 338, Asheville, NC 28802.

WNCCHS is an equal opportunity employer; racial/ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

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