Ozarks Community Hospital
Published
May 28, 2021
Location
1101 Jackson Street Southwest, Gravette, AR
Category
Hourly  
Job Type

Description

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES. COMPASSIONATE CARE.
OCH Health System in Gravette, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a full-time Community Health Worker.

ABOUT OUR HEALTH SYSTEM
The OCH health system is a regional safety-net healthcare provider serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Ozarks. It encompasses a hospital in Gravette, AR and 16 clinics located throughout Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas area with locations in the following communities: Springfield, Nixa, Carthage, Marshfield, Noel, Bolivar, Rogersville, Sparta, Mt. Vernon and Gravette, AR.
OCH offers a diverse set of benefits, such as:

  • Very competitive compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Up to 3.5 weeks of possible PTO per year starting after the first 90 days (Based on FT hours)

 

Job Summary: Under the Manager of Integrated Care, CHWs will work with the high-utilizer (frequent ER visits and/or multiple hospitalizations) subset of Primary Care Health Home (PCHH) participants with a goal of stabilizing outpatient status and management and reducing avoidable hospital and emergency department use. Them/They will provide a bridge between the PCHH and FACT Community Partnership, helping to bridge social determinants of health impacting PCHH patients’ health and well-being. CHW’s will provide informal counseling and social support, culturally appropriate health education, and basic screening services.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one (1) year’s medical office experience, preferred.
  • Previous experience with Medicaid coverage, preferred.
  • Previous experience conducting interviews, preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License. This position will require a Motor Vehicle Driving Record Background Check that will be completed during the on-boarding new hire process and throughout employment.
  • Current BLS certification upon hire or obtained at next available scheduled class.

 

OCH is an equal opportunity employer

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