Do you have at least 1 year of experience providing customer service, clinical, social service or case management support in the community? Are you a strong communicator with excellent organizational skills?
UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Community Health Worker to support the Community Team department. This will be a Monday through Friday daylight role (with flexibility based on member needs).
Due to COVID-19 circumstances, this position will be remote, but will eventually transition into a primarily community-based role (with approximately 80% travel). Travel within and around Blair county will be required. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is also required.
Experience working with community resources such as housing, transportation, food, etc. is preferred.
The Community Health Care Worker (CHW) will work directly with individuals receiving services, family members, providers and other stakeholders, at the direction of a supervisor. This position requires the candidate have close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables CHWs to serve as a liaison link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. We recognize CHWs build individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, social supports and advocacy. To fill this position we will recruit a seasoned person who has expertise in issues such as housing, transportation, peer support, informal counseling, career training, and social supports. The CHWs will provide care coordination services to address health needs of individuals enrolled in the program. This position will include telephonic and face to face contact with individuals receiving services, family members and other stakeholders to engage in problem solving and referral strategies; community based services; resources for housing and resources available to members to promote recovery. The CHW also represents the organization to the general public, individuals in, and seeking, recovery, family members, and to stakeholder groups.
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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
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