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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Company: Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

FOR CONSIDERATION USE THIS LINK TO APPLY DIRECTLY: https://careers.hhcorp.org/job-invite/15823/

*Job Role Summary*

This position is responsible for promoting the Indianapolis Healthy Start program, providing outreach services & providing home visitation services with selected families. Responsible for assisting women into early prenatal care, promoting the birth of a healthy baby, encouraging preventive child health care, improving and enhancing parenting skills, discouraging unhealthy behaviors such as smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse, and decreases the incidence of child abuse and neglect. Responsibilities include serving as a link between the family & the community by helping the family access health & social services that exist in the community to meet their needs. A High School diploma or equivalent required. Valid Indiana driver's license and access to own transportation required for in county travel.

*Qualifications*

* High school graduate or equivalent, demonstrates literacy skills
* History of receiving and maintaining employment
* Certified Community Health Worker or ability to become certified within 6 months
* Providing informal counseling, support and follow up

*Knowledge, Skills & Abilities*

* Lives within target community, and has some knowledge of existing community resources
* Has a strong desire to help others & a history of being a natural helper/teacher
* Communicates and relates well with others & assertive nature to assume and an advocacy role for clients
* Demonstrates the ability to work well with at-risk individuals in their homes
* Understand community served and community connectedness
* Basic computer skills; data entry a plus

*Working Enviornment*

* Frequent local travel to perform home visits and other areas in the community
* Typical office environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

FOR CONSIDERATION USE THIS LINK TO APPLY DIRECTLY: https://careers.hhcorp.org/job-invite/15823/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $37,440.00 per year

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indianapolis , COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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