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Heywood Hospital School Based Community Health Worker, Telemed, 40 Hrs, Day Shift in Athol, Massachusetts

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

  • Associate degree and/or CHW certification preferred/equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skills

  • Strong computer skills, EMR database experience, Google calendar and Zoom knowledge
  • Knowledge of Community agencies and resources
  • Creative and Analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Functional Demands

Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Frequently reaches (extending hands and arms in any direction), and handles (seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or working with hands).

Organizational Expectations

Behavioral Attributes: The following behavioral attributes are required: achievement motivation, flexibility, concern for order, initiative, self-confidence, self control, customer service orientation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and information seeking.

Essential Functions

  • Assists students and families to access on site tele behavioral counseling services as we as off-site community-based clinicians and non-clinical resources (as needed)
  • Conducts comprehensive screenings and assessment activities including mental health status, health screenings and social needs factors
  • Obtains insurance authorizations for clinical sessions and coordinates, manages and schedules tele behavioral counseling sessions
  • Manage and track data and appointments in the hospital EMR. Track and submit data, complete monthly reports
  • Provide home, school and community-based care coordination to youth and their families. Provide on-going follow up to families enrolled in the program. (Personalized care management,)
  • Expand knowledge of local community resources and attend local trainings to increase this knowledge
  • Collaborate as a member of the school’s guidance team to support the referral process. Understand the school culture and work closely with school personnel
  • Participate in weekly supervision and program staff meetings
  • Manage time, work in an organized manner and effectively implement the program in coordination with the school and clinician
  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries in all interactions
  • Attend relevant trainings, conferences and community events
  • Follow Heywood’s policies and procedures, maintain confidential information and exemplify CARE and HEART values

Statement Of Other Duties:

This document describes the major duties and responsibilities for this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

Facility: Athol Hospital

Department: AMH HRSA TELE RH GRANT-,2001.44008

Regular or Temporary Position: Regular

Position Control #: 2001.44008.8535

Position Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Job Title: School Based Community Health Worker, Telemed, 40 Hrs, Day Shift

Location: Athol, Massachusetts

Posted Date: 04/01/2021