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Community Health Worker - CAC

Company: Heartland Community Health Clinic
Location: Peoria
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Salary Range:$15-$26 per hourWho we are:Federally Qualified Health Center dedicated to improving the quality of our services and transforming how this care is delivered to improve health outcomes, patient satisfaction, and the efficiency of the delivery of care.Our Mission: Provide affordable, high-quality health services and remove inequities to improve the lives of all.Our Vision: Healthy Lives. Thriving Communities. Mutual Trust.Our Values: Equity, integrity, collaboration, accountability, innovation, service excellence, stewardship.What we are looking for:The Community Health Worker - CAC (CHW-CAC) provides fair, accurate, and impartial information and provides enrollment assistance activities for eligible health center patients and service area residents into affordable health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces, Medicaid, or Medicare, in accordance with the Heartland Health Services' (HHS) mission, strategic goals, federal and state laws and regulations, performance and outcome objectives, and accreditation standards.Job QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent.Bi-lingual in Spanish and English preferred, but not required.Community Health Worker (CHW) certification/Navigator Certification, required or obtainable within 6 months of employment.SHIP certification, required or obtainable within 6 months of employment.Certified Application Counselor license required or obtainable within 6 months of employment.Minimum 2 years of experience in healthcare coverage and community resources.Ability to effectively communicate within and across departments and community at large.Ability to comply with applicable federal and state training requirements.Own vehicle, valid IL driver's license and auto insurance.Schedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftBenefits:Loan repayment and Tuition AssistanceFTCA Medical Malpractice InsuranceContinuing Education and Professional Development FundingGenerous PTO, Work life balance9 Company Paid HolidaysMedical, Dental, Vision Insurance401K with Company MatchShort-Term, Long-Term Disability InsurancePet InsuranceCommunity Growth Opportunities and Committee Involvement

Keywords: Heartland Community Health Clinic, Peoria , Community Health Worker - CAC, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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