Community Weaver - GF (Westside)
Company: Eskenazi Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Division:Eskenazi Health Sub-Division: FQHC Req ID: 10503
Schedule: Full Time Shift: Days Eskenazi Health serves as the
public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of
Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary
and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient
facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus
as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout
Indianapolis. FLSA StatusNon-ExemptJob Role SummaryUnder the
general direction of the Health Center Manager the Community Weaver
in collaboration with each health center's Social Work, Community
Health, primary care and mental health clinical teams and the
Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) team, will act as a welcoming
central point of contact for patients and their families seeking
additional information or resources that are available at Eskenazi
or in the community. This role supports Eskenazi Health's
engagement and partnership with the community surrounding the
health center aligning with the mission, vision and values of
Eskenazi Health (EH) and strategic plans of EH and EHC. The
Community Weaver provides the ultimate in customer service,
connecting the patient to Eskenazi programs, helping to navigate
between departments, and providing specialized service to address
the unique needs of the patient. The Community Weaver will
proactively contribute to Eskenazi Health Mission: Advocate, Care,
Teach and Serve by connecting staff and community to each other in
mutually beneficial ways. Essential Functions and
- This is a grant funded position
- Act as community health concierge, using excellent customer
service to connect solutions to address problems.
- Attempt to solve immediate Social Determinant of Health needs
via in house supplies or by connecting to community resources.
- Act as bridging social capital to expedite community
connectedness for patient by providing a warm handoff to a trusted
community based organization with follow-up.
- Connect residents to a medical home.
- Acts as a volunteer coordinator, engaging volunteers in various
aspects of the work.
- Coordinate with internal departments to meet needs i.e.
vouchers from Food Services to supply an immediate need at the
- Works closely with Social Workers and Community Health Workers,
with the goal of accelerating community knowledge and connectivity
for the team.
- Supports staff leadership as they participate in neighborhood
- Other duties as assignedJob Requirements High School
Flexible hours, sometimes working on weeknights and weekends.
Bachelor's Degree or 2 year certificate
Community Health Worker Certification
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of:
o Communities in which EHC locations are present
o Work with people from a variety of backgrounds
o Build social capital
o Engage community based organizations If you would like more
information regarding the Eskenazi Health Center Westside, such as
services offered and hours of operation, please visit the following
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's
150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four
consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women,
and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi
Health's programs have received national recognition while also
offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As
the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical
Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also
home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only
verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental
health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary
Care Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.
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