GREATER FLINT HEALTH COALITION
Position Title: Community Health Worker
Department: Genesee Community Health Access Program (CHAP)
Greater Flint Health Coalition – Flint, MI
Greater Flint Health Coalition is seeking a Community Health Worker to join our team.
Greater Flint Health Coalition operates the Genesee Community Health Access Program (CHAP), which seeks to connect residents to a medical home and remove barriers to care typically associated with the social determinants of health while raising the quality of care, better utilizing resources, and decreasing costs. Genesee CHAP’s priority population is Flint and
Genesee County children and adults covered by Medicaid insurance, as well as those residents who are uninsured and underinsured.
The Community Health Worker (CHW) position serves as a liaison, link or intermediary between health and social services, supporting residents to access services while improving the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. CHWs build individual and community capacity by increasing the health knowledge and self-sufficiency of residents through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy. A valued member of the Genesee CHAP team, CHWs provide residents with linkages to community-based and health-related services that support individuals and families to address social determinant of health needs, including transportation, food insecurity, housing, utility assistance, and health education. CHWs primarily work with Flint and Genesee County residents covered by Medicaid insurance, as well as those who are uninsured or underinsured.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Health Workers can also support local efforts related to contact tracing, community resource navigation, and traditional health education in both clinical and community settings.
Qualifications & Experience Required:
To be successful in this position, a candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
PowerPoint), internet usage, and use of office machines.
Reports to: Senior Program Director
Full Time, Salary; Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with client service activities earlier, later, or on weekends as required by the responsibilities of the position.
Greater Flint Health Coalition’s collaborative work environment emphasizes teamwork, personal commitment, integrity, and success. In addition to the meaningful and groundbreaking work to improve health on a community-wide level, GFHC offers a competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid time off, holidays, medical, vision, and dental benefits plus life & disability insurance paid 100% by employer for employee, 403b, and more.
About Greater Flint Health Coalition:
Established in 1996, Greater Flint Health Coalition serves as the neutral convener and backbone organization for public health and healthcare collaboration between Flint & Genesee County hospitals, physicians, insurers, businesses, government, public health, schools and colleges, nonprofits, and residents. We work to improve the health status of area residents, and improve the quality and cost effectiveness of the healthcare system in our community. For more information on the GFHC and our work, please visit our website http://www.gfhc.org.
Greater Flint Health Coalition is committed to creating and preserving a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our community programs, multi-sector partnerships, and workplace are open and welcoming to all persons and perspectives, inclusive of people of all background, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, and other characteristic. We seek to grow and learn from a unique team of employees sharing diverse perspectives that are valued.
To apply, please submit the following Application Materials:
Qualified applicants please submit (a) cover letter (addressing how candidate meets qualifications), (b) resume, (c) salary history, and (d) employment references via the Greater
Flint Health Coalition website at http://www.gfhc.org/jobs.
This position is open until filled.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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