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Community Outreach Worker

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Manassas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Join Inova Health System as a Full-time Community Outreach Worker! Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation. Apply today to Job ID 609802!What You Will Do: Applies their unique understanding of the experience, language, and culture of the populations they serve to promote healthy living and to help people take greater control over their health and lives. Trained to work in a variety of community settings, partnering in the delivery of health and human services to carry out the following roles: (a) providing culturally appropriate health education and information; (b) linking people to direct service providers, including informal counseling; (c) advocating for individual and community needs, including identification of gaps and existing strengths and actively building individual and community capacity (from the VDH definition of a Community Health Worker).Job Responsibilities:

  • Refer and link people to direct service providers, including informal counseling.
  • Maintain resource information to provide to connections.
  • Provide culturally appropriate health education and information.
  • Advocates for individual and community needs, including identification of gaps and existing strengths and actively building individual and community capacity.Experience: 0-2 years of experience working in the community or clinical setting; Knowledge of community resources and patient engagementEducation: Associate DegreeCertification: NAKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Communication , Microsoft OfficeLocation: Health Advantage - ManassasOur commitment to keeping patients safe means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.

    Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
    • Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings and offered free to visitors
    • Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
    • Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
    • All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelinesm/f/vets/disabledIND6#LI-KD1
      Join Inova Health System as a Full-time Community Outreach Worker! Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation. Apply today to Job ID 609802!What You Will Do: Applies their unique understanding of the experience, language, and culture of the populations they serve to promote healthy living and to help people take greater control over their health and lives. Trained to work in a variety of community settings, partnering in the delivery of health and human services to carry out the following roles: (a) providing culturally appropriate health education and information; (b) linking people to direct service providers, including informal counseling; (c) advocating for individual and community needs, including identification of gaps and existing strengths and actively building individual and community capacity (from the VDH definition of a Community Health Worker).Job Responsibilities:
      • Refer and link people to direct service providers, including informal counseling.
      • Maintain resource information to provide to connections.
      • Provide culturally appropriate health education and information.
      • Advocates for individual and community needs, including identification of gaps and existing strengths and actively building individual and community capacity.Experience: 0-2 years of experience working in the community or clinical setting; Knowledge of community resources and patient engagementEducation: Associate DegreeCertification: NAKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Communication , Microsoft OfficeLocation: Health Advantage - ManassasOur commitment to keeping patients safe means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.

        Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
        • Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings and offered free to visitors
        • Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
        • Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
        • All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelinesm/f/vets/disabledIND6#LI-KD1

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Community Outreach Worker, Other , Manassas, Virginia

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