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Community Health Worker (Remote - Western KS)

Garden City, Kansas Apply Now Job ID 1127347 Category Health Insurance Operations Organization Sunflower State Health Plan Schedule Full-time
Description:

Note: This is a field-based position primarily serving Ford, Finney, Seward, and Grant counties.

Position Purpose: Provide a link between members and available resources to provide the necessary resources in a cost effective manner.

  • Provide home visits to risk members and families for evaluation of needs in an effort to provide direction of care for desired outcomes in a cost effective manner.
  • Report specific health & social information back to the case management team to asset in development of care pathways.
  • Assist members with accessing needed services, recognize potentially serious problems to prevent poor health and social outcomes.
  • Qualifications:

    Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. 1+ years of experience working with community agency providing services encompassing the basic competency areas of health care (community resources, communication skills, individual and family advocacy, health education, services skills and responsibilities). Member of state's Community Health Worker Association preferred.

    License/Certification: Community Health Worker certification through college level program preferred. A valid driver's license is required.

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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