Astyra Corporation

Community Health Worker BHJOB1435 26864

Franklin County, NC, us

Company: Astyra Corporation

Category: Healthcare / nursing

Published on 2021-10-21 19:22:44

Job Description Community Health Worker – Swain County, North Carolina Summary Description Astyra is looking to recruit Community Health Workers who reside in Swain county to make outreach to persons who have been tested for COVID as well as assist with Vaccination Education. The role of the Community Health Worker will connect persons with COVID 19 to resources including testing/contact tracing, primary care, and related support services through care coordination, face-to-face events, and vaccination education . The care coordination outreach activities are designed to support individuals impacted by COVID 19 and reduce the short- and long-term effects of the illnesses. Role requires travel by personal car and attendance at in-person events 2-3 days a week to provide education and direction and assistance with vaccination events. (PPE is provided.) This is a home-office position that requires a good internet connection and a quiet workspace when planning travel and events. Travel is expected to be within 60 miles of your home office. Responsibilities: Ensures the responsible delivery of comprehensive services to enrollees. Conducts general assessments and provides education and support based on individual needs. Increase health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy. Participates in the interdisciplinary case reviews for collaborative assessment and coordination planning to ensure quality care. Assists Lead, Supervisor, and/or Manager in ensuring achievement of contractual financial obligations, including service delivery in a cost-effective and efficient manner and through the support of budgetary adherence by reporting accurate and timely work hours and expenses incurred during the course of position duties. The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that management may deem necessary from time to time. Qualifications and things to note: Associates degree (or higher) in a health-related field and/or medical assistant training or higher, strongly desired HS Diploma or GED required 2-4 years of experience in Care Coordination or Field Environment, preferred (CNA experience a plus) 1-2 years of experience in healthcare scheduling is nice to have, but not required. Bi-lingual (Spanish) highly desired to help better serve the community When in the field, travel reimbursement is approved Subject to the working weekend with notice (and adjustment of weekday schedule.) Proven proficiency with MS Office – Outlook, Excel, and Microsoft Also looking for those who reside in Macon or Swain county. Company Description Astyra Corporation is a staffing and consulting company that is locally owned and operated right here in the heart of RVA. Astyra offers a unique approach to solving the business challenges of its clients. After being in business for over 20 years, we have evolved and grown - smart ideas, ingenuity and never settling for failure are our hallmark traits. We are locals with a national presence and need a like-minded; client-focused professional who wants to make a difference every day.
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