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FAMILY HEALTH WORKER W

BRONX, NY, US


The Community Health Worker Center at Montefiore is a new Center of Excellence designed to help patients navigate social determinants of health.  Family Health Workers (Community Health Workers) will be integrated as critical members of clinical heath care teams across the health system. The FHW will help patients identify and navigate clinical and community resources, help patients remain engaged in clinical care, and empower patients to advocate for themselves. He/She will be responsible for conducting follow up, documenting and reporting on patients’ outcomes. FHWs will be responsible for providing support for patients at multiple clinical sites and be required to travel to each site weekly.

Required:

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • 1 year of relevant work experience.
  • This is a 100% grant funded position.
  • The Community Health worker will be working at Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHCC).

 

The Hostos CHW training program is a NYS Department of Labor approved CHW certificate program. Participation in the program may garner a CHW certificate and nine college credits. Instruction focuses on understanding of specific needs of underserved communities, individuals, and families in relation to the social determinants of health; coupled with on-the-job experiential training and support. Family Health Workers will be given release time to complete the training. Sessions will be held on work premises (virtual) for part of the workday and the workday will resume as normal thereafter. Participation in all three modules of training (144 hours) will be required as a condition of employment and it is expected that participants will gain a certificate within 18-24 months.

 

 

Department: Montefiore Medical Group Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MMG Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 305 East 161st Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 189863 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity