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Community Health Assistant - Northumberland & Union Counties (Full-time, Days)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Sunbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Community Health Assistant - Northumberland & Union Counties (Full-time, Days)
Location: Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Case Management Team
Date Posted: 05/25/2022
Job ID: R-28361
Job SummaryWorks within the community providing outreach to patients with complex medical and social needs. Acts as a resource to assist patients in navigating the health care system.
Job Duties

  • Assists in the outreach of patients identified as medically complex.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team in the reinforcement of the care plan.
  • Engages patients by way of home visit, hospital visit and accompanying patients to Providers appointments as needed.
  • Facilitates adherence to treatment plan by early identification and resolution of gaps in care.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team conference in order to maximize the treatment plan.
  • Provides reinforcement of the treatment plan under the direction of the Case Manager and Licensed Social Worker.
  • Appointment scheduling and clerical duties as needed.
  • Builds relationships within the community in order to identify resources that are available to the patients.Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
    Position Details*Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm with one evening a week until 6pm.*This is a community based position. Travel is required daily in both Union and Northumberland Counties. Occasional travel will be required outside of these areas as needed.
    EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    ExperienceMinimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Community Health Assistant - Northumberland & Union Counties (Full-time, Days), Healthcare , Sunbury, Pennsylvania

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