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Community Health Worker - North Las Vegas

Company: Humana
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionOur OrganizationHumana's Primary Care Organization is one of the largest and fastest growing value-based care, senior-focused primary care providers in the country, operating over 270 centers serving over 250,000 patients. As a payor-agnostic, wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, our centers put the unique needs of seniors at the center of everything we do. Our Clinics offer a team-based care model supporting patients' physical, emotional, and social wellbeing. At CenterWell Senior Primary Care and Conviva Care Centers, we want to help those in the communities we serve, including our associates, lead their best lives. We support our associates in becoming happier, healthier, and more productive in their professional and personal lives. We promote lifelong well-being by giving our associates fresh perspective, new insights, and exciting opportunities to grow their careers. Our culture is focused on teamwork and providing a positive and welcoming environment for all.ResponsibilitiesThe RoleThis is a unique opportunity to directly connect with patients on the barriers most affecting their ability to engage in the care they need, and subsequently work to find solutions that positively impact their quality of life. - We are looking for individuals who are:

  • Dedicated to serving at risk populations most in need of additional supports
  • Creative problem solvers
  • Enthusiastic about working in a fast paced and developing market
    Working within an interdisciplinary care team, the Community Health Worker is responsible for proactively engaging patients identified as high-risk and implementing targeted interventions to address social needs and increase access to care. -
    This role requires an understanding of how socioeconomic stressors can impact ability to engage in healthcare and subsequent health outcomes. - Experience will ideally include prior work with patients with behavioral health diagnoses, as well as in navigating local community-based resources and benefit applications. -
    This role has a mobile presence, involving travel to patients' homes, treatment facilities and community-based settings, and assigned clinics to facilitate and foster connections.
    Job Functions
    • Develop a wholistic view of patient needs related to Social Determinants of Health
    • Identify existing barriers to engagement with necessary resources and supports
    • Provide education around maintenance of chronic health conditions, as well as available options for behavioral care and social support
    • Serve as liaison between the patient and the direct care providers, assisting in navigating both internal and external systems
    • Initiate care planning and subsequent action steps for high-risk members, coordinating with interdisciplinary team
    • Supporting patients' self-determination, motivate patients to meet the health goals they have identified
    • Conduct Transitions of Care for Observation stays
    • Refer patient to necessary services and supports
      • This field may include but is not limited to: assistance with transportation, food insecurity, navigation of and application for benefits including, Medicaid, HCBS, working to reduce costs associated with prescription medications, organizing schedules of follow up appointments, alleviating social isolation
      • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required
        Organizational Responsibilities
        • Participate in interdisciplinary review of and coordination around complex patients
        • Maintain patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA
        • Document patient encounters in medical record system in a timely manner
        • Follow general policies related to fire safety, infection control and attendance
          Required Qualifications
          • High School Diploma or equivalent
          • Community Health Worker certification, or willingness to complete within one year
          • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in human services and navigating community-based resources
            Preferred Qualifications
            • Bachelor's Degree in applicable discipline
            • Bilingual in English/Spanish with the ability to speak, read and write in both languages without limitations and assistance
            • Familiarity with state Medicaid guidelines and application processes
            • Experience working with patients with behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders
            • Prior experience conducting home visits and knowledge of field safety practices
            • Training as an LPN or LVN
            • Training as an EMT or paramedic
              Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required
              • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
              • Flexibility to fluidly transition and adjust in an evolving role
              • Excellent organizational skills
              • Advanced oral and written communication skills
              • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
              • Compassion and desire to advocate for patient needs
              • Critical thinking and problem-solving capabilitiesWorking Conditions -
                This role has a mobile presence, involving travel to patients' homes, treatment facilities and community-based settings, and assigned clinics to facilitate connections.
                Workstyle: Combination in clinic and field, local travel to meet with members
                Location: Must reside in Las Vegas area
                Hours: Must be able to work a 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, over-time may be requested to meet business needs.
                Tuberculosis (TB) screening: This role is considered member facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. - If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
                Driver s License, Reliable Transportation, Insurance This role is part of Humana s Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have:
                • a valid state driver s license,
                • proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100/300/100 limits,
                • and a reliable vehicle.
                  BenefitsHealth benefits effective day 1Paid time off, holidays, volunteer time and jury duty payRecognition pay401(k) retirement savings plan with employer matchTuition assistanceScholarships for eligible dependentsScheduled Weekly Hours40Pay RangeThe compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$47,700 - $65,550 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.Description of BenefitsHumana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, "Humana") offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

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