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Req. No

76415

Job Title

Community Health Worker Senior-Primary Family Medicine

Market

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Business Development

Facility

CHRISTUS St Mary Clinic

Address

2002 South Wayside Drive
Houston, TX  77023
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Type

FULL TIME

Community Health Worker Senior-Primary Family Medicine Job in Houston

Summary:


• Conducts advanced outreach to community. May coordinate charitable programs. Develops relationship with community and community leaders

• The Community Health Worker (CHW) provides culturally appropriate support and information for the patient and their families in a series of structured visits and follow-up phone calls in a variety of settings, including the patient’s home

• Knowledge of resources in the community and refers patients to them

• Assists patients in their understanding of how to use healthcare and social services and manage their Patient Health Record (PHR)

• Assist patients in finding and understanding how to use a Medical Home (patient’s primary choice of physician or clinic), pharmacy assistance programs, dental services, diagnostic services, transportation, behavioral health services and other services as needed

• Refer patients to healthcare and social services and follows-up on all referrals

• Follow care pathways (evidence-based steps) designed and selected to deal with patients’ specific health and social concerns and problems

• Document activities through appropriate record keeping that follows the organization’s policies and procedures

• Maintains patient registry

• Consult with administrative supervisor and clinical supervisor to coordinate activities and schedule and to address identified health care needs of the patient



Requirements:

•  Bachelor's Degree preferred

• Bilingual (Spanish)



Work Type: 

Full Time


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Community Health Worker Senior-Primary Family Medicine