Candidates must know Forsyth County well, possess an acute awareness and understanding of county resources, and have experience connecting community members with these resources. Bilingual candidates are preferred.
The Community Health Worker supports and supplements Novant Health’s Care Teams by focusing specifically on broader determinants of health for vulnerable patients, bridging the gap between communities and the health and social service systems. He/she provides culturally appropriate health education, information and outreach in both healthcare facilities and community-based settings – in homes, clinics, hospitals, shelters, etc. Collaborates with members of a patient’s healthcare team to assess needs, develop, implement and review care plans to meet needs and assist patients in receiving the optimal level of care at the most appropriate place of service. This includes conducting health screenings, providing health education/coaching, and linking patients to appropriate community resources. The Community Health Worker maintains current knowledge of available community resources and community outreach program options for referral.
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
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