Ozarks Community Hospital
Published
February 18, 2021
Location
1101 Jackson Street Southwest, Gravette, AR
Category
Hourly  
Job Type

Description

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES. COMPASSIONATE CARE.

Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, AR has an immediate opening for a full-time Community Health Worker within our Integrated Care Department.

ABOUT OUR HEALTH SYSTEM.

Ozarks Community Hospital is a tri-state safety-net healthcare provider headquartered in Gravette, Arkansas, serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Ozarks. Our facilities include a hospital located in Gravette, Arkansas and a number of satellite clinics located in Southwest Missouri, Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma.

The OCH health system takes great pride in providing patients accredited Patient-Centered Medical Homes through a dozen rural health clinics and as part of a broader range of specialty services located in its two provider-based clinics in Gravette, Arkansas and Springfield, Missouri. Specialty clinic services include Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Diabetes Care, Hepatitis C, Urology, Geriatrics, Pain Management, and the FLAG (Fatty Liver and Goals) Clinic.

Our Mission: Ozarks Community Hospital and clinics are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare and preventive services to all patients in an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and dignity, with a commitment to care for the underserved and to improve access to care.

Benefits include:

· Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

· Up to 3.5 weeks of possible PTO first year (40 hour work week)

· 401k with company match

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, Chronic Care Management (CCM) or any at-risk OCH patient with a goal of stabilizing outpatient status and management and reducing avoidable hospital and emergency department use. He/She will help to bridge patients to resources to reduce social determinants of health that impact patients’ health and well-being. CHW’s will provide informal counseling and social support, culturally appropriate health education, and basic screening services. He/She has the ability to perform duties consistent with Standards of Practice, goals and philosophy of Ozarks Community Hospital of Springfield and the Employee Code of Conduct.

The most significant duties have been included in this description. This does not preclude the assignment of occasional additional or developmental duties. The department reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect duties assigned.

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.
  • Must obtain CHW certification through approved curriculum within 12 months.
  • Valid Driver’s License required. This position may require a Motor Vehicle Driving Record Background Check to be completed during the onboarding new hire process and throughout employment.
  • Must have a valid Class E license upon hire or Class E license must be obtained during orientation period for employees working in Missouri.

OCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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