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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER/PRENATAL CARE in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2019

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Eskenazi Health also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3344.


JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing outreach and follow-up for prenatal clients under the direction of the Prenatal Care Coordinator Nurse and Prenatal Population Health Supervisor. The Community Health Worker helps to ensure continuity of care for prenatal/postpartum clients and their infants through home and community visits.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of six months of demonstrated involvement with neighborhood organizations and/or community via paid or volunteer work preferred
  • Current Indiana driver's license, proof of automobile insurance, and a dependable car
  • Willingness to work with patients and their family members or other support persons in the health center, home settings, and community settings

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for three consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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