Community healthcare is highly rewarding and very attractive for the right medical professionals. Come join a dynamic care team at LifeLong Medical Care. We are looking for a Community Health Worker (CHW) for the Care At Home program. Care At Home (CAH) is a program for underserved senior patients who are medically homebound. The Care At Home Community Health Worker is a part of a multidisciplinary care team (including MDs, NPs, PAs, RNs, and LCSWs) focused on provision and coordination of care for CAH patients, including primary care, behavioral health, and social services. This is program originated from LifeLong’s Over Sixty Health Center and this position will be based at the LifeLong Ashby Health Center in Berkeley.
The Community Health Worker must be able to provide direct care services to a diverse patient population. Ideally, the CAH CHW will be a trusted member of the community in which they will work. This relationship will enable the CHW to serve as a liaison between patients at home, health and social services, and the clinic. Some of this work will take place in patients’ homes during house calls.
This is a full time, benefit eligible position.
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.
Reliable transportation to make home visits throughout Alameda and Contra Costa County.