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Community Health Worker, Bilingual

Job ID: 70929
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Facility/Division: Wayne UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Provides qualified medical interpretive services and cultural awareness of the patient population they serve. The goal is to optimize mutual communication and understanding between patients and the health care personnel. This includes efforts to improve the health literacy, health system access, support, efficiency, and value of care for patients with LEP (Limited English Proficiency).

1. Primary resource for contact by hospital personnel
2. Focus on patient needs (clinical, social, emotional, logistical, and administrative) with guided support
3. Navigate patients, families, and caregivers through the health care process
4. Review current and produce new resources
5. Assess individual and population health literacy
6. Act as a patient liaison with engagement, communication, support and outreach
7. Patient evaluation and guidance for necessary clinical and non-clinical needs and resources
8. Represent organization, including contact with external people and entities
9. Participates in departmental meetings and other as assigned
10. Manage departmental / organizational tasks including patient follow up and lab result communication

Other information:
• Minimum High School diploma or GED

• Certified Medical Interpreter

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) and bicultural
• CHW Training Preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to work with detailed information
• Employ high-level problem-solving skills
• Ability to work independently but also collaborate
• Possesses excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Possess strong customer service and relationship-building skills
• Possess strong communication skills with diverse populations
• Exhibit a high degree of independence, adaptability, initiative, and commitment
• Demonstrates knowledge of data collection and compilation
• Proficient with Windows-based software including MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Valid NC Driver’s License: No
If driving a Wayne UNC Vehicle, must be 21 years old and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Wayne Health

Entity: Wayne UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Care Management

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: WAYNE MED

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

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