Community Health Worker - FULL TIME - 40 HOURS - (MHU)

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Community Health Programs
PO Box 30
GT BARRINGTON, MA 01230

Fax:(413)528-2863
Website: communityhealthprograms.org/

Company Description:
Community Health Programs is a network of health centers and caring professionals that provide outstanding primary and preventive care for patients of all ages. What’s truly unique to CHP is our broad spectrum of support services that extend beyond medical and dental issues to strengthen families and improve children’s well-being. The region is a federally designated rural community and a Medically Underserved Population Area.

Community Health Programs embraces its role as a nonprofit health care provider and community partner. We are a leader in the communities we serve by providing high quality healthcare, dental services, wellness education and family support services. CHP outreach provides free health screenings, insurance enrollment assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take better care of themselves and their families.

Additional Business Name: CHP Mobile Health Unit

Community Health Worker - FULL TIME - 40 HOURS - (MHU)
$19-$20 Per Hour
Great Barrington
Full Time
CNA/RN/Medical
Some College Coursework Completed
Preferred
Up to One Year
Preferred
Ability to stand and be outside in inclement weather for up to 8 hours in a day. - Preference: Required
Bilingual English/Spanish. - Preference: Nice to have

The Community Health Worker (CHW) will provide administrative support on the Mobile Health Unit in areas such as patient registration, recordkeeping/notetaking, patient monitoring, outreach and traffic control. This person will support CHP’s mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as CHP’s policies and procedures.

Community Health Worker Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Record Keeping/Data Entry:

  • Assists vaccinator in checking patient’s information.
  • Documents site, vaccinator, demographics, and vaccine questionnaire in EMR (Athena)
  • Provides vaccination card and directions.
  • Verifies patient’s information and appointment time.
  • Screens for Covid 19 symptoms.
  • Screens patients for appropriate tier, if needed.
  • Other duties as needed.

Traffic Control and Clinic Set Up:

  • Provides direction to patients to have optimal clinic flow.
  • Sets up clinic chairs, tables, incentive/educational items, and signs outside the MHU.

Patient Monitoring:

  • Helps with observation of patients after vaccination.

Outreach:

  • Ability to speak with residents with confidence regarding Covid and other services offered on the MHU.
  • Knowledge of SDOH programs and referrals to SDOH programs.

Covid 19 Testing:

  • Assists with registering and checking out patients in Athena.
  • Scanning paperwork into Athena.
  • Aiding nurses when needed at camps and schools with traffic flow of registration processes.
  • Other duties as needed.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Keeps emotions under control.
  • Professional, welcoming personality.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school degree. Some college experience preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish skills desirable.
  • Ability to stand and be outside in inclement weather for up to 8 hours in a day.
  • Proficient data entry skills.
  • Fast and efficient typing skills.
  • Outgoing and willing to communicate with community members in an engaging nonjudgmental manner.
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