Community Health Worker (Part Time)

Job Requisition #: JR62686

End Date: 8/15/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Case Management/Social Worker

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you looking for a rewarding career working for a company based on excellence and love?

ChristianaCare is searching for a Part Time Community Health Worker to join the Community Health Team in an elementary school setting. This position will promote access to services, provide health education and assist community members in navigating the health care and social services systems. It is imperative to this position to have knowledge of community resources and have a base in health education. The team this position is joining is a close-knit work family that values teamwork and supporting each other where needed. Some responsibilities include:

  • Creates connections between vulnerable populations, the health care system and community/state resources.
  • Provide patient support during pregnancy and postpartum.
  • Assists patients in the community, home and clinical setting.
  • Visit patients home at least once a month.
  • Frequent travel to community, patient's homes, main office and hospital.
  • Connects to internal and external resources using the Unite Delaware platform

PLEASE NOTE:  This position will work 24-hour per week and is benefit eligible.  This position will likely transition to a full time role for next fiscal year (more information will be provided during the phone screen). Also, this position will require fingerprinting during the post-offer onboarding process.

Desired candidates will possess a High School Diploma (Bachelor's degree preferred) and have at least one-year community and patient experience required. A demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations is required and bi-lingual language skills are a plus.

If this position speaks to you, please apply to join our team!

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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