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WESTSIDE IS LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS!
JOIN THE TEAM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!
Westside Family Healthcare is a community minded, non-partisan community health center that provides high quality primary medical care without regard to ability to pay. The Community Health Worker, or Case Worker, engages in outreach efforts directed toward the agricultural worker populations to connect them with the services of Westside Family Healthcare and its collaborating partners. The Community Health Worker travels to farms, labor camps and other housing locations within Kent and Sussex Counties to address the health and social service needs of the migratory and seasonal agricultural workers, acts as a liaison between them and social services agencies, and participates in health fairs.
Since opening our doors in 1988, Westside has been driven by our mission to improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay. With 240 team members, five health centers, one mobile health unity and over 27,000 patients all across Delaware, Westside is committed to improving health, one patient, one family, one community at a time.
Our Mission: To improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay
Our Vision: Achieve health equity for all
- Compassion: Lead with compassion
- Service: Serve with humility
- Excellence: Be exceptional
- Empowerment: Empower all people
OUR BENEFITS: Our benefit package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life and disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with a match, and supplemental insurances. We offer a generous PTO package and flexibility to provide work/life balance. Westside Family Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.
RESPONSIBILITIES of Community Health Worker:
- Travel to farms on a weekly basis to provide social service resources, health education enabling services and follow-up to migratory and seasonal agricultural workers
- Greet all agricultural workers and their family members in a friendly, courteous, helpful and professional manner
- Register all migratory and seasonal agricultural workers in the electronic medical system, update current patient demographic and insurance information as well as document all services via Social Services Encounters
- Utilize designated assessment tool for assessing the overall health and social service needs of agricultural workers and their family members
- Assist all migratory and seasonal agricultural workers who need help with completing any necessary paperwork
- Develop, organize, translate and produce culturally sensitive and competent health education materials needed for agricultural worker outreach and educational events geared towards the targeted population and participate in health education activities
- Attend community meetings and participate in community events/fairs
MINIMUM OBJECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS
- High school diploma or GED
- Prior related experience, such as community services, the healthcare environment or social services work preferred
- Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish, or English and another language spoken by migratory and seasonal agricultural workers working in Delaware preferred
- Six months of experience using computers and Microsoft Office software
- Driver’s license and clean driving record