District 10 Health Department Community Health Worker in Grayling, Michigan

div id="vjs-desc" District 10 Health is accepting applications for a Community Health Worker. Duties: liThrough home visits and in community settings, secure information such as medical, psychological and social factors contributing to client's situation/li liRecords information in database and forwards to clinical professionals for evaluation/li liAdvocates for clients and acts as a liaison between clients and other service providers./li liHelps clients and families understand, accept and follow medical recommendations./li liProvides health care enrollment services./li liProvides Medicaid Outreach and DHD#10 services outreach to community settings./li liWill cover Crawford, Kalkaska, and Missaukee Counties./li /ul Requirements: liHigh School diploma or equivalent required./li liCertified Community Health Worker required or ability to acquire certification within 1 year./li liExperience with social work and/or public health preferred./li liStrong people counseling skills./li liAbility to utilize a computer EMR./li liAbility to effectively interview clients in homes, community clinic setting, present information in one-on-one small group situations to clients community organizations./li liAbility to work within a team clinic environment./li liReliable transportation ability to work non-traditional hours./li /ul Job Type: Part-time Experience: liSocial Work and/or public health: 1 year (Preferred)/li liCertified Community Health Worker: 1 year (Preferred)/li /ul Education: liHigh school or equivalent (Required)/li /ul /div