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Community Health Worker I

at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

 

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

 

Overview:

A community health worker is a front-line public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the worker to serve as a liaison/link between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. The clinic-based community health worker will be based in a Mercy primary care office, working with individual patients as part of an integrated team of health care providers.

 

Qualifications:

Experience: One or more years of health care or social services experience

Required Education: High School Diploma required

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree

Certifications: CHW certification preferred

Other: Strong relationship building and collaboration skills. Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Ability to work independently and function as part of a team, have good time management skills, and attention to detail. Compassion for the poor and underserved members of the community.

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

 

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 

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Job Posting: 3062789

Posted On: Sep 22, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021