Community Health Worker at Altru Health in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Posted in Other 7 days ago.





Job Description:

Location:

Altru 1300 Columbia1300 S. Columbia Rd.Grand Forks, ND 58201


Pay Range: $19.76 - $29.64



Summary:

The Community Health Worker serves as a bridge between under-served communities and the health and social service systems. This is a non-clinical role that will work closely with our social workers, helping to address our patients' social determinants of health and connecting them with appropriate community resources. The Community Health Worker will also work with patients that have chronic disease and help them to navigate through the health system.



Essential Job Functions:



  • Serves as a bridge between underserved communities and health/social service systems.


  • Works closely with social workers to address patients' social determinants of health (e.g., food, housing, transportation).


  • Assists patients with chronic diseases in navigating the health system.


  • Advocates for patients' comprehensive health needs, including social determinants of health.


  • Engages patients using strong communication skills, non-judgmental perspective, and effective listening.


  • Builds relationships within the community and deliver presentations.


  • Serves as a point person for patients, helping overcome barriers while maintaining boundaries.


  • Documents interactions and activities as required.





Certifications:

  • Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record | Driver's License - Current State Licensed | Prior to Start Date | HR Primary Sources





Notes:

  • Obtaining Community Health Worker certification is an expectation of this position within 12 months of start date. Details can be discussed and planned with leadership.





Physical Demand
s :



• Sit: Frequently (34-66%)
• Stand: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Walk: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Stoop/Bend: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Reach: Frequently (34-66%)
• Crawl: Rarely (1-4%)
• Squat/Crouch/Kneel: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Twist: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Handle/Finger/Feel: Continuously (67-100%)
• See: Continuously (67-100%)
• Hear: Continuously (67-100%)



Weight Demands:



• Lift -Floor to Waist Level: Sedentary (< 10 pounds)
• Carry: Sedentary (< 10 pounds)
• Push/Pull: Sedentary (< 10 pounds)
• Slide/Transfer: Not Applicable



Working Conditions:



• Indoor: Frequently (34-66%)
• Outdoor: Occasionally (5-33%)
• Extreme Temperature: Not Applicable



Driving Requirement Definitions:




  • Professional Drivers: Persons who drive as their main responsibility OR transport passengers or hazardous materials.


  • Frequent Drivers: Persons whose main responsibility is not driving, but drive daily or almost daily.


  • Occasional Drivers: Persons who drive from once per month to as frequently as once per week.


  • Infrequent Drivers: Persons who are generally not expected to drive.




Driving Requirement for this position:

Occasional Driver


Reference ID: R4260
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