Community Health Worker Samaritan Clinic, PT
The Community Health Worker will work collaboratively and under the direction of the Clinic Care Coordinator and Clinic Nursing Manager. In collaboration with the Clinic Care Coordinator and Clinic Nursing Manager, the Community Health Worker is responsible for healthy lifestyle coaching, education, training, and motivational support to patients, and to provide community resource management to encourage quality outcomes, smooth transitions, and coordination of care across the health continuum. The Community Health Worker encourages healthy lifestyle choices to prevent and reduce long term effects of chronic illness. This position is accountable to the Clinic Care Coordinator for working with and representing the primary care clinic across multiple constituents.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent. Active license in the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant-Certified, preferred. Will consider CNA or EMT certification. Valid Washington State Driver’s License and reliable transportation. Current (Healthcare Provider [HCP] level) CPR certification. Experience or education in patient coaching, education and training, preferred. Completion of education program specific to the 7 domains of care coordinator in primary care or the ability to obtain within six months
P-Time; 20 hrs/wk
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 18-231