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Community Health Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

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Community Health Coordinator will primarily be directing the health team working out in the community with specific target populations. Community Health Worker's will work closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and other agencies to improve patient care and outcomes.

The Coordinator will:

* Convey the purposes and services of a program to the user population and the impact that program or service would have
* Help patients develop health management plans and goals
* Follow-up with health management/care plans with both patients and providers
* Coach patients for effective management of their chronic health conditions and self-care
* Assist patient in understanding care plans and instructions
* Document activities, service plans, and results in an effective manner while strictly adhering to the policies and procedures in place
* Work collaboratively and effectively within a team
* Establish positive, supportive relationships with participants and provide feedback
* Help clients in utilizing resources, including scheduling appointments, and assisting with the completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible
* Assist clients in accessing health-related services, including but not limited to: obtaining a medical home, providing instruction on the appropriate use of the medical home, overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and social services
* Facilitate communication and coordinate services between providers
* Motivate patients to be active, engaged participants in their health
* Effectively work with people (staff, clients, doctors, agencies, etc) from diverse backgrounds in reducing cultural and socio-economic barriers between clients and institutions
* Build and maintain positive working relationships with the clients, providers, nurse case managers, agency representatives, supervisors and office staff
* Continuously expand knowledge and understanding of community resources, services and programs provided; human relations and the procedures used in dealing with the public as part of a service or program; volunteer resources and the practices associated with using volunteers, operations, functions, policies and procedures associated with the department or program area, procedures and resources available to handle new, unusual or different situations Identify and apply appropriate role definition and skilled boundaries.

Candidates must live in the United States and preferably in the Chicagoland area.

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About BLACK - Building Leadership And Community Knowledge

Location:

Human Resources Development & Training, Chicago, IL 60649, US

Mission Statement

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK)

Description

Building Leadership And Community Knowledge (BLACK) is for African Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) who share the common goal of improving the quality of life among Blacks.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support
Children & Youth, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Previous background/education in public health or medical training - Orientation & Training

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