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Genesis Community Health is Looking for Help

genesis community health logoCommunity Health Coordinator

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating the community health program of Genesis Community Health.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Training/Coordination: Train and coordinate community health workers and interpreters
  • Improve CHW training for volunteers as needed
  • Train CHW volunteers
  • Coordinate CHW activities
  • Train and coordinate volunteer Spanish interpreter team

Patient Navigation: Navigate patients/clients between social services in the community

  • Meet with patients to assess and address social influencers
  • Complete intake assessment and goal planning with patients
  • Follow-up with patients to improve social influencers
  • Collaborate with clinic team to ensure appropriate continuity of care for patients
  • Record, track, and report on outcome objectives and goals
  • Record and track community and mental health referrals for patients in EMR
  • If bilingual, assist with translation and interpretation in clinic

Community Mobilization: Lead the initiatives of the Garden City Community Collaborative (GCCC)

  • Coordinate the Garden City Community Collaborative (community development network)
  • Promote and help implement initiatives developed by the GCCC
  • Recruit new patients/clients needing services offered by members of the Collaborative
  • Assist with community needs assessments

Community Liaison: Understand and advocate for the health needs of the community

  • Coordinate relationships with mental and community health providers serving Genesis patients
  • Spend time in the community getting to know its members and their needs
  • Regularly report community needs to the Collaborative
  • Facilitate the translation and interpretation of materials needed by non-English speakers

Other Duties as Assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • BSW or bachelor’s degree in a related field (public/community health, health education, global health, etc.) preferred, but not required.
  • Empathy and experience working with those facing economic hardship
  • Demonstrated health literacy
  • Ability to lead and motivate others towards improved health and wellbeing
  • Ability to partner and positively with faith-based, secular, and governmental organizations
  • Ability to lead community development projects with multiple partners
    Familiarity with local resources available to assist those facing economic hardship
  • Ability to pray with patients/clients if requested
  • Ability to speak professionally in public settings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check

Superior Qualifications

  • MSW
  • Experience leading community health initiatives
  • Experience using an EMR
  • At least 1-year experience working in the social service/non-profit sector
  • At least 1-year experience in case-management
  • At least 1-year experience leading and training others
  • At least 1-year experience in community outreach
  • Working conditions and physical demands
  • Ability to work in a very busy and dynamic environment
  • Ability to move around the building
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend and stoop for periods of time
  • Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally
  • Ability to respond to emergency/crisis situations
  • Ability to work in an environment that includes exposure to blood and/or body fluids, and people who are ill

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Josh Campbell, Director of Operations, at Genesis Community Health—