Fairview Health Services Community Health Worker in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Overview

We are hiring Community Health Workers (CHW) with strong team and patient engagement skills that enjoy innovation, learning, and being a member of high performing teams. This position is located at our Andover Clinic in Andover, MN.

As a key member of the Behavioral Health Home (BHH) primary care team, the Community Health Worker supports health and wellness for patients with chronic mental and physical health conditions. In collaboration with the Primary Care BHH team, the CHW supports the health and functioning of the defined patient population. The community health worker works closely with patients/families, the care team, and community services to address patient healthcare and resource needs. Face to face services will be provided to BHH eligible / enrolled patients in their community and home.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 3 years’ experience working on community health projects, programs, or initiatives

  • Community based leadership experience

  • Experience teaching or presenting information to groups

  • Experience, competence and sensitivity working with diverse communities

  • Community Health Worker Certificate

Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or completion of CHW courses at accredited school

  • 3+ years’ experience working on community health projects, programs, or initiatives

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21660

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Administrative/Clerical/Customer Service

Location Fairview Clinics-Andover

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Clinical Care Coordination