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Community Health Worker - MA or LPN

Company: Conviva
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

This is a unique opportunity to directly connect with patients on the barriers most affecting their ability to engage in the care they need, and subsequently work to find solutions that positively impact their quality of life. We are looking for individuals who are:* Dedicated to serving at risk populations most in need of additional supports* Creative problem solvers* Enthusiastic about working in a fast paced and developing marketWorking within an interdisciplinary care team, the Community Health Worker is responsible for proactively engaging patients identified as high-risk and implementing targeted interventions to address social needs and increase access to care.This role requires an understanding of how socioeconomic stressors can impact ability to engage in healthcare and subsequent health outcomes. Experience will ideally include prior work with patients with behavioral health diagnoses, as well as in navigating local community-based resources and benefit applications.This role has a mobile presence, involving travel to patients homes, treatment facilities and community-based settings, and assigned clinics to facilitate and foster connections.*Job Functions ** Develop a wholistic view of patient needs related to Social Determinants of Health* Identify existing barriers to engagement with necessary resources and supports* Provide education around maintenance of chronic health conditions, as well as available options for behavioral care and social support* Serve as liaison between the patient and the direct care providers, assisting in navigating both internal and external systems* Initiate care planning and subsequent action steps for high-risk members, coordinating with interdisciplinary team* Supporting patients self-determination, motivate patients to meet the health goals they have identified* Conduct Transitions of Care for Observation stays*Required Qualifications ** High School Diploma or equivalent* Must be a Medical Assistant or an LPN* Community Health Worker certification, or willingness to complete within one year* Minimum of 2 years of experience working in human services and navigating community-based resources* Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole with the ability to speak, read and write in both languages without limitations and assistance*Preferred Qualifications** Bachelors Degree in applicable discipline* Familiarity with state Medicaid guidelines and application processes* Experience working with patients with behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders* Prior experience conducting home visits and knowledge of field safety practices* Training as an LPN or LVN* Training as an EMT or paramedicJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Primary CareSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Human Services: 2 years (Required)Language:* Haitian Creole (Preferred)* Spanish (Preferred)* English (Preferred)License/Certification:* Community Health Worker (Required)* Medical Assistant (Required)* LPN (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Boynton Beach, FL: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Conviva, Boynton Beach , Community Health Worker - MA or LPN, Healthcare , Boynton Beach, Florida

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