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Care Coordinator or Community Health Worker

Company: Compass Health
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Community Health Worker or Care Coordinator - Full Time

Everett, WA

Compass Health is currently looking for a Community Health Worker or a Care Coordinator for our Outpatient Care Coordination Program!

The Care Coordinator/Community Health Worker is responsible for ensuring an integrated, whole person health approach to address the health and well-being of individuals served. The Care Coordinator organizes care activities and facilitates sharing of information among all care team members (client, natural supports, healthcare providers, social service providers, other support systems) to ensure appropriate and effective care. Services delivered by the Care Coordinator are recovery-focused and include but are not limited to care coordination, care management, resource identification and system navigation, health promotion, transitional support, and identification and development of supports and resources.

What you will be performing

  • Ensure services delivered focus on client's health and well-being using a whole person health perspective.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with providers and systems to reduce barriers and inequities related to health and cultural needs of the individual being served as well as Compass Health clients in general.
  • Actively engage clients primarily through community-based, face-to-face encounters.
  • Conduct comprehensive health screening inclusive of physical health, behavioral health, and social service needs.
  • Consult and collaborate with client, natural supports, and multidisciplinary care team, inclusive of providers external to Compass Health care team members, to develop an individualized health action plan to address identified needs.
  • Identify, refer, and facilitate access to relevant care, services, and resources to support whole person health goals.
  • Provide system navigation to ensure necessary care and supports are secured.
  • Provide client education regarding conditions, treatment options, and resources to promote client activation and self-management.

    What you will be carrying along
    • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required. BA/BS/BSW Degree in a healthcare or social services related field preferred. Specific programs may require a degree in a behavioral health related field.
    • Experience in providing care coordination or case management services preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of behavioral and physical health issues, or interest and ability to learn.
    • Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH.
    • Current First Aid & CPR certification, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
    • Valid Washington State Driver's License including vehicle and appropriate insurance, if applicable.
    • Bilingual/bicultural encouraged to apply.

      What you will be sharing
      • Ability to understand, engage, and support individuals in the behavior change process.
      • Ability to locate and navigate community resources and services.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate effectively and sensitively to a wide range of individuals and professionals in a variety of settings.
      • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
      • Ability to work calmly and effectively with individuals with intensive, complex needs and multi-system involvement.
      • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
      • Ability to engage in challenging conversations and situations while maintaining a positive, solution-focused demeanor.

        What we will be offering

        As the region's largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

        (benefits pro-rated for part time employees)
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
        • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
        • 12 sick days with great wellness day
        • 13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose
        • Professional funds and paid education leave
        • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
        • Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
        • And much, much more!!

          The organization you will be joining
          Compass Health is the region's largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: www.compasshealth.org .

          Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification

          POSITION SUMMARY

          Job Title: Care Coordinator/Community Health Worker
          Program: 735-52550
          Location: Everett
          Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)
          Wage: CC $20.46-$33.55/hr DOE - CHW $17.15-30.01/hr DOE

Keywords: Compass Health, Everett , Care Coordinator or Community Health Worker, Other , Everett, Washington

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