Ozarks Community Hospital
May 28, 2021
1101 Jackson Street Southwest, Gravette, AR
Job Type


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

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.


  • 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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