Posted in Education and Training
Location:Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044
Category:Nursing Support/Patient Care
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The Community Health Advocate (CHA) is part of the Hospital's Community Care Team (CCT). CCT is a program focused on improving the health of complex, chronically ill Howard County residents. This program helps individuals connect with resources that allow them to better manage their illness, improve their health and avoid preventable hospital encounters. CCT helps clients to meet their goals by providing health education, teaching chronic-disease management skills, and by connecting them to a medical home and other community resources. The CHA is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team that includes Community Health Nurses and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. CHA is responsible for initiating the development of a care plan with the client and his or her health care providers as well as monitoring its implementation and progress made toward goals. This position maintains an assigned client caseload and conducts regular home visits and assessments
1. Bachelor's Degree with an interest in behavioral, community or public health.
2. Experience working in a community setting or home setting preferred.
3. Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as with people of diverse backgrounds preferred.
1. Must obtain CPR certification within sixty (60) days of hire and maintain thereafter.
2. Must have valid driver's license, clean driving record, and reliable transportation. This position may spend the majority of the time working away from the office
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
To apply, visit https://jobs.hopkinsmedicine.org/job/community-health-worker-cct-nursing-support-patient-care-us-md-columbia-howard-cou-618543-1fbb8/
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