Community Health Worker Opportunities in South Carolina

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Community Health Worker

Position Description

Community Health Worker will work closely with a licensed research nurse (RN) to implement a telehealth intervention with patients that have previously been hospitalized with COVID-19 as well as their Carepartners for a research study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institutes of Nursing Research (NINR) that seeks to improve current and future chronic illness management among adult African American COVID-19 survivors and their caregivers (Carepartners) in medically underserved and rural areas of South Carolina.

Maintain a calendar, schedule participants, conduct and document virtual/remote study visits with assigned research participants via telehealth.

Work collaboratively and efficiently with the research nurse to deliver the intervention component of the study per the protocol, study procedures, and in strict accordance with established timelines.

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 12/01/2022
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 11/18/2022
Job Close Date 01/02/2023

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Specialized Case Manager

SUMMARY:

Piedmont Care, the nonprofit organization providing HIV and AIDS care, prevention, and advocacy in the Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties of South Carolina, seeks a Specialized Case Manager to work with the case management team to link people living with HIV to care and to keep them in care. This position will report to the Case Management Supervisor. Piedmont Care is the only organization 100% dedicated to the fight against HIV and AIDS in the three-county coverage area. Because of a strong partnership with SCDHEC, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, United Way of the Piedmont and others, Piedmont Care provides HIV/AIDS care services to approximately 700 people living with HIV/AIDS every year. Additionally, the organization provides HIV prevention services such as HIV testing/counseling, condom distribution, and community awareness and education to thousands of people each year.

Piedmont Care is located in downtown Spartanburg. To learn more about Piedmont Care visit:

 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Provide intensive case management (a range of client-centered services that link clients with health care, psychosocial and other services) to clients living with HIV and AIDS in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties.
  • Provide HIV prevention services, including HIV testing, education, and awareness services.
  • Receive referrals from case management team, prevention team, and partners
  • Conduct research to update client contact information
  • Enroll clients in case management
  • Initiate referrals and provide follow up to clients
  • Develop strong relationships during the provision of services

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Social Work or similar field
  • Non-profit or social services background
  • Experience working and providing services to the public
  • Licensed Social Worker preferred
  • Must be insurable and have a current valid driver’s license with personal vehicle.

 

SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS: $35,000-$50,000 depending upon licensure and experience. Employer paid health

insurance, retirement match, paid leave.

For confidential consideration please email cover letter and resume to Tracey Jackson at tracey@piedmontcare.org.

Piedmont Care Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

AccessHealth- Union County Community Health Worker

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Clemson Rural Health team- Community Health Worker (x2)

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PALLSS- Program Assistant

PALLS- CTRS Specialist

PALLS- Community Health Outreach Worker

Program Coordinator

FoodShare South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29223

Job details

Pay

$31,000.00 – $41,267.00 per year

Job type

  • Full-time

Number of openings for this position

  • 1

Schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program

Job description

FoodShare seeks to build a people-powered community movement for food access and nutrition education through a bi-weekly fresh produce box. Our work is values-driven and based in authentic relationships throughout South Carolina. We are dedicated to building and amplifying the power of underserved communities who are most negatively impacted by our current food system.

Purpose of position: This position will support the implementation of the NeighborShare Program and strengthen FoodShare’s relationships with the healthcare systems including clinics and hospital systems. NeighborShare connects people who lack transportation with community resources and programs to improve their access to healthy food, and overall support.

NeighborShare serves vulnerable and/or low-income clients and community residents with a special emphasis on seniors. Full time: 40 hours per week

Program Communication & Coordination

The coordinator will support growth of the NeighborShare program to include:

Develop relationships with marginalized community residents and high need patients to better inform FoodShare programs and services.

Develop relationships with healthcare systems including medical clinics, hospital systems, and dental offices. Prioritize clinics of importance and develop strategic plans to reach out to them.

Liaising with clinicians and front office healthcare staff to explain FoodShare offerings and services.

Leverage current partnerships to inform new program offerings with focus on diabetes, hypertension, and other food related diseases.

Communicate with FoodShare SC Team regarding the needs of vulnerable community residents.

Assess patient/customer clientele and provide evaluation on areas of improvement.

Work with Member Hubs in the FoodShare SC Network to evaluate barriers for vulnerable residents in their area.

Work alongside Columbia Outreach team to perform meaningful education and training for community partners.

Coordinate a team of volunteer drivers.

Assist with managing volunteers on packing and distribution days.

Implementation & Data Collection

The NeighborShare Coordinator will support maintenance of the program to include:

Maintain a log of communications with new customers.

Oversee NeighborShare Study protocol and maintain IRB standards.

Conduct phone surveys and data entry on a rolling basis for all participants.

Train Care Coordinating peers on referral process.

 

Skills and Experience:

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Required).

Strong organizational skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Willingness and ability to work in a dynamic environment, in a team setting.

High attention to detail and demonstrated proactive and strategic approach to daily tasks

CITI Training preferred but available at the beginning of the position.

Comfort with research and evaluation with the ability to adhere to HIPPA boundaries.

Minimum Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum 1 year project management or case management experience preferably in health care or population health setting or High School Diploma and 10 years experience in healthcare setting.

Send cover letter and resume to: Beverly Wilson, Beverly.Wilson@uscmed.sc.edu

Good Samaritan-Clinic – Chapin

Bilingual CHW position

The Good Samaritan Clinic (GSC) Community Health Worker (CHW) will work as a liaison between patients and the care team, especially filling the gaps in communication between those two parties on days when the clinics are not open. With access to patient care plans outlined by providers in our electronic health records, the CHW will be equipped to field questions patients may have about how to have labs drawn, medications, referrals, follow-up appointments, and other general care plan inquiries.

The CHW will confidentially call patients who have provided documented permission to communicate with GSC via secure text or secure email. The CHW will contact patients no later than four days after their telehealth or onsite visit. The purpose is to check on the status of a patient’s health, remind patients to make appointments for lab orders, and offer instructions on how to obtain low-cost lab tests if ordered. The CHW will also provide basic clinical education, nutrition advice, explain test results, and provide encouragement as appropriate.

Resumes can be sent to Shannon Madden, Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Clinic.

Email: shannon@goodsamaritansc.org

Shoreline BH Services

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Community Health Worker/Peer Support Specialist

This position would be co-located at DSS to work alongside the DSS Liaison to aid DSS clients in their community health needs. The specific clients to be assisted would be women who are at risk of losing custody/having their children placed in foster care and especially for women that are pregnant.

The CHW will work with many different types of partners including health care providers, managed care plans, human service organizations and community-based organizations.  Job duties typically involve three main components: Helping people navigate health care and human services systems; providing culturally appropriate health education; and building individual and community capacity. This can also include care coordination or case management and advocating for individuals or communities served by the CHW.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or GED. Peer Support Specialist with minimum of 2 years in recovery and Community Health Worker training preferred.  If applicant does not have CHW training, they will need to complete training and other steps to be a SC certified CHW within one year of hiring. If applicant is not a certified PSS at time of hire, they must complete all training and other steps to be a South Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialist within one year of hire. Preferably from Horry County with a knowledge of the community and local resources. Must have a valid driver’s license.

PLEASE SUBMIT COVER SHEET, RESUME, AND COMPLETED APPLICATION TO

Courtney@shorelinebhs.org