Patient Care Community Health Worker

Department: East Dayton Health Center
Location: Dayton, OH

Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton (CHCGD) is a non-profit health care organization whose mission is improving lives by providing preventative and primary health care services to those in need, regardless of ability to pay. We promote a family atmosphere and are looking for individuals who share our passion for providing quality patient care and excellent customer service.

The Patient Care Community Health Worker (CHW) works in collaboration with the RN Care Coordinator to evaluate patient progress toward goals assist with the coordination of care with the clinic providers and staff, and other community resources in a team

Required Skills or Abilities

  1. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  2. Working knowledge of EHR, Next Gen preferred
  3. Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and ability to learn other computer programs.
  4. Good organizational and self-management skills
  5. Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  6. Ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, from physicians to the patient population.
  7. Demonstrates knowledge of, and adherence to patientís rights, confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines and regulations
  8. Knowledge of local community health and social welfare resources preferred
  9. Ability to relate well to people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
  10. Demonstrates strong working knowledge of PCMH processes and guidelines

Required Knowledge, Experience or Licensure/Registration

  1. Previous experience in clinical or community resource setting required.
  2. Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification preferred, or Associates or Bachelors degree with previous Community Health Worker experience. CPR certification required.
  3. Knowledge of Community Health Centers preferred.

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