Care Transition Community Health Worker
Seeking qualified individual to fill position of Care Transition Community Health Worker. Care Transition Community Health Worker is responsible for implementing evidence-based programming to qualifying patients geared toward patient self-management of chronic diseases via teaching/modeling, self advocacy, and education on how to negotiate complex health care systems and community resources.
The Care Transition Community Health Worker will conduct assessments in patient/client homes to determine program appropriateness and service needs. Client visits will be completed in the home, hospital or rehabilitation center, and by telephone. This position requires flexibility and an ability to work with a population that is elderly and/or frail/disabled. Applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently as well as function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Applicant must successfully complete evidenced-based training programs to maintain position. The Care Transition Community Health Worker must have a vehicle/access to a vehicle and be able to travel extensively on a daily basis within a 16 county North Central Florida area to client homes, rehabilitation centers, and partner/community locations. Mileage will be reimbursed at a set rate for travel.
BA/BS required. Computer literacy required. Human service/aging network experience a plus. Excellent benefits. ADA/EOE. Level 2 background screening required. Reply with cover letter and resume to Katina Mustipher at email@example.com or mail to Elder Options, Inc., 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607.