Job Details

Community Health Worker - Community Health Initiative

Company name
Dignity Health

Location
Bakersfield, CA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Bilingual

Posted on
Jul 10,2019

Valid Through
Oct 23,2019

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Profile

Overview
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.
Responsibilities
Position
Summary:
 
Under the direction of the Program Manager, Community Health Worker's are responsible for conducting outreach and education activities for identified populations. Community Health Worker's are responsible for identifying possible outreach and education locations and effective strategies to reach target population. Community Health Worker's will lead education sessions to both groups and individuals. Community Health Worker's working under this program will need to adhere to established procedures for outreach, education, advocacy and client referral. The focus area for Community Health Worker's will vary according to program goals. Community Health Worker's must become knowledgeable of focus area content, approved messaging and required procedures to advocate for clients. Community Health Worker's will need to adhere to established procedures for outreach, educations, advocacy, and client referral
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of one-year experience in community outreach, education advocacy work
Bilingual in English and Spanish 

Company info

Dignity Health
Website : http://www.dignityhealth.org/

Company Profile
We welcome the chance to help you feel your best. Excellent, affordable health care, delivered with compassion, is what we stand for. Since our founding in 1986, we've made it our goal to create environments that meet each patient's physical, mental, and spiritual needs. We also believe this healing philosophy promotes the wellbeing of our staff and the places they serve. Dignity Health is made up of more than 60,000 caregivers and staff who deliver excellent care to diverse communities in 21 states. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is the fifth largest health system in the nation and the largest hospital provider in California.

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