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Community Health Worker - Ryan White

Company: Western North Carolina Community Health Services
Location: Asheville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Community Health Worker - Ryan White*

Western North Carolina Community Health Services (WNCCHS) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). We are seeking a Full-Time Community Health Worker (CHW-RW) to work with our patients living with HIV/AIDS and participating in our Ryan White Program.

The Community Health Worker (CHW-RW) is a community-based position that functions collaboratively with nurse care managers, care coordinators, population health specialists and others to identify and outreach to hard-to-reach patients.

*RESPONSIBILITIES: *

* Helps to coordinate patient care and assists patients with accessing healthcare and community resources
* Through concerted and targeted outreach efforts, the CHW-RW helps to monitor patient adherence to treatment plans and close gaps in care by identifying and addressing social support needs, literacy limitations, and other social determinants of health impacting access to services

*QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: *

* Requires superior communication and interpersonal skills with a wide and diverse range of patients, staff, physicians and public
* Current North Carolina Driver's License
* One year experience working with the public, or in customer service; in a medical setting is preferred
* Knowledge of medical office operations and familiarity with role of FQHSs in the community is preferred
* Community Health Worker Certification is preferred

*WORK/LIFE BENEFITS*

* Competitive health plans for employees and dependents including Medical, Dental and Vision and Telehealth
* Ten (10) Paid Holidays
* Accrued PTO (total of 156 hours 1st year)
* No weekends, or holiday work required
* Employee Assistance Network

*FINANCIAL WELL-BEING BENEFITS*

* 403b Retirement Savings with Match
* Employer Paid Short/Long Term Disability Insurance and Life Insurance
* HRSA and Public Non-Profit Student Loan Forgiveness

*CAREER GROWTH BENEFITS*

* Monthly Staff Meetings and Training
* Relias LMS
* Continued Medical Education (CME) & Continuing Education (CEU)
* EAN Leadership Academy

Candidates may apply by emailing a resume in MS Word or PDF format.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; racial/ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.55 - $22.71 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and WNCCHS policy requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to make application for a medical or religious exemption. Can you meet this requirement?

Experience:
* working with the public: 1 year (Preferred)
* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* North Carolina Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Western North Carolina Community Health Services, Asheville , Community Health Worker - Ryan White, Other , Asheville, North Carolina

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