Come join a dynamic care team at LifeLong Medical Care. We are looking for a Community Health Worker for the Care Neighborhood program. This is a grant funded, full time, benefited position at one of our sites in West Berkeley. Care Neighborhood is an innovative program to support and empower identified high risk-high needs patients to improve their health outcomes. The CHW works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team (RN, MD, MSW, LCSW) to support patients and address social determinants impacting their health. Activities include outreach and engagement, development of the care plan, linkage of the patient with resources (food, housing, transport, financial) as well as linking the patient with care within the clinic. The CHW provides services in a variety of including the primary care clinic, other medical offices, hospitals and patients’ homes. Must be bilingual English/Spanish.
This position functions in partnership with Community Health Center Network (CHCN) in San Leandro. There will be a period of orientation with the central team at CHCN; after that the CHW will be based out of our LifeLong clinic site with weekly meeting time at CHCN.
LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more.
LifeLong is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.