Mercy Medical Center Clinton Community Health Worker (40 Hours) in Johnson Memorial Medical Center - Stafford Springs, Connecticut
This position is a grant Funded position to mimic the position in the Hartford an
Trinity Health Of New England is looking for a Community Health Worker to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at our Johnson Memorial Hospital location. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. The Community Health Worker will lead outreach activities and coordinate to the efficient and effective implementation of Wise women outreach activities including developing partnerships, organizing events and assisting with follow-up services as needed.
Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:
Career growth and advancement potential
Diverse and inclusive culture
You Will Be Responsible For :
Excellent Communicator :Develops and implements an outreach plan for education and program activities including goals for the number of events; the venues and the numbers of people reached. These activities may include small group activities as well as more formal presentations to larger groups and screening within the community when feasible.
Strong Educator: Provide health coaching and motivational support to participants on a routine basis to ensure active and engaged participation in their own health outcomes in the promotion of self-care skills and other follow-up care.
Technical Familiarity : Proficient inMS Office Suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and other appropriate software.
Active Teamwork: Works with Hospital clinics, emergency department and community programs to provide opportunities to educate women in the neighboring Hartford community about the importance and availability of Wisewomen preventative education and screenings.
Education :high school diploma
Experience : Any combination of 3 years health/social services experience and/or education.
Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks
Education: Some college, or AssociateDegree. Community Health Worker core competency training is a plus
About Trinity Health Of New England:
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so. Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few. Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.
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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.