Community Health Worker

Administrative/Clerical Marlborough, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Health - Marlborough Hospital

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 217196

Title: Community Health Worker

Unit: Community Outreach

Shift: 20hrs (Schedule varies and could include weekend and evening shifts)

Location: UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital strives to be the community hospital of choice for patients and the workplace of choice for health care professionals and physicians.

Summary: Conducts culturally sensitive community education programs for identified at-risk patients and their families to improve overall health outcomes in the community. This includes, but is not limited to, health fairs, screening programs, educational seminars.  Works closely with the clinical team and provides reinforcement of education and instructions, referral to community resources, and ongoing communication.

Qualifications: Equivalent to high school education and some relevant college courses required Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum one (1) year of experience in a clinical office or community outreach setting is required. Previous experience working with diverse populations is required. Must have familiarity with local community. Excellent oral and written communication skills is required. Must be Bilingual (Portuguese or Spanish/English). Ability to work independently, yet function as part of a larger team is required Computer skills is required. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed is required. Reliable transportation with a valid MA Driver’s license is required OR equivalent combination of the above



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