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St Josephs Healthcare System Community Health Worker - Full Time Days in Paterson, New Jersey

Overview

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

The Community Health Worker is a member of the community trained to provide education and advocacy to individuals and to the community. The worker should be someone knowledgeable of the community culture and languages spoken with a goal of providing accurate health based information geared towards reducing identified health disparities. Ensure information on community services is made available to individuals. Client outreach can occur in clinics, public venues, and client’s homes and referrals to the Community Health Worker can come from health care providers, care managers, and navigators. The plan for the Community Worker is developed in conjunction with the referral and based on evidenced base practices.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree with credits in Community Health is preferred

  • Less than 1 year of previous work related experience plus three to six months of on the job training and experience required but knowledge of and a strong desire to help the community is essential

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish or Arabic highly preferred

  • Current driver’s license preferred

  • Valid driver’s license with no pending violations and an acceptable safe driving record, as well as compliance with Qualifications to Drive a System Vehicle as well as all policies as outlined in the SJH Fleet Management and Safety Program.

Requisition ID: 2021-17602

Shift: Day

External Company Name: St. Joseph?s Health

External Company URL: www.StJosephsHealth.org

Street: 703 Main Street

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