Community Health Worker
|Location:||UNMMG Truman Health Services|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with experience|
|# of Openings:||1|
Position Class Code/Title: S0017/ Community Health Worker
BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
Truman Health Services is a NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home which provides the highest level of care and latest treatment options for New Mexicans living with HIV, requiring gender services or seeking PrEP. We offer a variety of treatment services utilizing a holistic approach towards supporting our patients’ medical, social and mental health needs. Truman Health Services is seeking an experienced candidate to join our Case Management Team.
Truman Health Services is currently looking for an enthusiastic professional and experienced individual to assist people living with HIV. The goal of the Community Health Worker (CHW) is to work with the patients, in the community, to overcome barriers and reengage in care. The CHW's focus will be on locating patients who have fallen out of care by working with a multidisciplinary team. The candidate should have experience working in the community, have knowledge of common community resources, and the ability to build relationships with homeless and/or substance use service providers.
Under general supervision, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, provides services relating to improving retention in care for specialized subsets of patients. Responsible for building patient relationships that encourage disease management and connection with healthcare providers. Conducts prevention intervention programs and shares responsibility for maintaining, enhancing and presenting health information and resources related to chronic disease and other relevant health issues. May perform a range of administrative functions required to ensure efficient program operation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
High School diploma or GED and 3 years of directly related experience; OR High School diploma or GED, NM State CHW Certification and 1 year directly related experience. Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
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