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Community Health Worker Opportunities in South Carolina

Communities across South Carolina need you to help provide accessible & affordable health care. See all open positions below:

Access Health Spartanburg

The Healthy Outcomes Program Community Health Worker is responsible for qualifying AccessHealth clients for services by collecting information to determine program eligibility and conducting face to face interviews with clients to collect data regarding health and the social determinants of health. Community Health Workers work under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Social Worker to identify the client’s health and social needs and develop a care plan and goals. The Community Health Worker is responsible for managing a case load of clients and working with each client on an individual basis to provide care coordination, case management services, referrals to health and social welfare resources and, client education related to the promotion of healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, and disease management. The Community Health Worker is expected to escort clients to physician appointments and other appointments as needed and conduct home visits. All services and interactions are to be documented in computer software.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Associate degree or 5+ years’ experience

Experience

  • 1 year experience case management or care coordination/navigation

License/Registration/Certifications        

  • Must receive SC Community Health Worker certification within 1 year of hiring.
  • Valid SC driver’s license with a good driving record

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • Associate degree

Preferred Experience

  • 3-5 years case management experience

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications    

  • SC Community Health Worker Certification

https://srhscareers.hctsportals.com/jobs/1032996-healthy-outcomes-program-community-health-worker

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

McCleod Health Careers

Community Health Worker – Bennetsville

Community Health Worker (FT) – Bennettsville

Envision Program Manager

ASPH Community Health Worker Institute

The Envision Program Manager will lead and provide technical assistance for a team of 3 remote Community Health Worker Coaches. This position will work closely with both the Center for Community Health Alignment (CCHA) and the Envision Equitable Healthy Communities Community Health Workers Training and Technical Assistance Center (Envision Center). This Manager will monitor and ensure accountability for all COVID Response and Resilient Communities (CCR) 2109 grant deliverables.

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/112225

Community Advocate – West Region

Community Outreach Advocate –West Region of South Carolina

The Welvista Medication Assistance Program is a nonprofit, mail-order pharmacy, located in Columbia, SC.  We provide prescription medications to eligible, uninsured South Carolinians.  We are dedicated to ensuring that no South Carolinian has to forgo lifesaving medications due to an inability to pay for their prescriptions.  Our staff works diligently to improve the health and well-being of our patients.

We are seeking a Community Outreach Advocate with the experience to develop, oversee, and coordinate the Community Outreach Advocacy Program (COAP) for Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Edgefield, Hampton, and Orangeburg counties.  This position will manage and implement services aimed at increasing patient enrollment in our program.  This position is responsible for training and serving as the Welvista liaison for healthcare facilities, community organizations, and social service organizations, to ensure successful patient enrollment at existing partner sites, as well as locating and developing new partnerships.  Excellent communication skills are required to be successful in this role.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to interact and work effectively with diverse groups of people, including administrators, nonprofit leadership, healthcare organizations, community leadership, public officials, funding agencies and members of the community at large
  • Have advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present to small and large groups
  • Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and administrative skills to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work. Must be highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Have computer proficiency, including intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Experience required – Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in a position of similar capacity; or 5 years of experience in a position of similar capacity

Work will be performed partly in an operational office environment, but also requires extensive travel in the designated region in South Carolina, to include occasional trips to our main office in Columbia.  Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  This position may occasionally require work outside of normal working hours, including weekends, for special program events.

Welvista offers a competitive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, cancer and 401k.  We offer 10 holidays a year and generous PTO.

If you have a passion for service and assisting those in need, this job may be for you.  Please send your resume to Tasha Derrick, Director of Human Resources, tderrick@welvista.org .

Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center Inc

Company Overview: Cooperative Health has been serving the Midlands area since 1981. We are South Carolina’s largest and most cost-effective community health center system and we are hiring! We are looking for people who are passionate about providing accessible, high quality, compassionate healthcare in the Spirit of the Good Samaritan.

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Community Health Worker Coordinator, The Community Healthcare worker (CHW) will work closely with Cooperative health’s multi-disciplinary care teams and community resources, to provide short term care coordination to high risk and otherwise determined patient population. The goal is to promote the health and general well-being through education and provision of coordination of care and services. Works in both clinical and community based settings, including patient’s homes’.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Conducts home visits of Cooperative Health’s patients.
  • Assists individuals within their community in managing their own health, including promoting compliance with appointments, screenings, treatment and medications.
  • Assists patients to identify socio-economic issues that affect their overall health and develop health/social management plans and goals.
  • Assists patients in utilizing community services, including scheduling appointments with social services agencies and assisting with completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible.
  • Assists patients in accessing health related services, including but not limited to: overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and/or social services.
  • Provides support and advocacy during initial visit or when necessary to assure patients’ medical needs and referrals required are being conveyed. Follows up with both patients and providers regarding health/social services plans.
  • Coach patients in effective management of their chronic health conditions and self-care. Assists patients in understanding care plans and instructions.
  • Motivates patients to be active and engaged participants in their health and overall wellbeing.
  • Documents all patient encounters and contacts made on behalf of patients; completes and submits monthly reports; maintains comprehensive electronic patient files, which include patient notes, release of information, assessments and other medical documents, acquired on behalf of the patient.
  • Documents activities, service plans, and outcomes achieved by patient in an effective manner. Provides culturally appropriate Health education on topics related to chronic diseases, physical activity and nutrition.
  • Facilitates communication and coordinate services between providers and the patient(s). Coordinates and monitors services, including comprehensive tracking of patients’ compliance in relation to care plan objectives.
  • Works collaboratively and effectively within the care team. Establishes positive, supportive relationships with participants and provides feedback to other members of the team.
  • Works to reduce cultural and socio-economic barriers between patients and community providers. Continuously expand knowledge and understanding of community resources and services.

Critical Demands of the Job:

  • Utilizes motivational interviewing, teach-back, and other patient engagement techniques.
  • Conducts home visits in accordance with CHW protocols and as assigned by supervisor.
  • Supports a work environment that is responsible and sensitive to the needs of the patient and the care team.
  • Contributes by being an active participant and promoting a positive and professional team environment while supporting our mission.
  • Documents in electronic health record or other assigned record keeping format according to Cooperative Health’s protocols.
  • Functions with flexible work schedules as assigned by supervisor and as required by the job.
  • Participates in all scheduled departmental meetings, team and center wide meetings.
  • Participates in on-site and off-site continuing education programs and in service trainings, funding or regulatory requirements and to meet the needs to the community.
  • Partnership and community Relationships Establishes and maintains relationships with community resources and other partners to ensure that they are informed about Cooperative Health’s services while increasing access to care.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, human services or other health related field or Minimum of 3 years’ experience in community health outreach or related position.
  • Bilingual Proficiency (English/Spanish), preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills preferred.
  • Case management skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid preferred.
  • Valid SC driver’s license required.
  • Ability to travel throughout the assigned region (50%-75% same travel day).

Competencies:

  • A commitment to the mission of Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center, Inc. (Cooperative Health).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and carry out work assignments independently and efficiently.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate degree of confidentiality.
  • Proficient in use of computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.
  • Be able to sit, stand, stoop, squat for extended periods of time throughout the day.

The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required in order to perform the work. Cooperative Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cooperative Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.

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DHEC PH Midlands-Region

Program Coordinator 2 Position – Open through December 10, 2021

DHEC is looking for a certified CHW to fill the Program Coordinator 2 position covering Lexington County.   If you are interested in this position click the link below for more information.

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=3325998

Resource Specialist

Prisma Health

Job Summary As a Community Health Worker, the PASO Resource Specialist plans, develops, markets, and delivers public health education regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) instruction to local health program participants and community groups. Facilitates enrollment of eligible participants in Medicaid and establishes comprehensive education of ACA. The Resource Specialist position is based out of the PASO Greenville office. In addition to educating individuals/groups about ACA, supports the PASO Coordinator in outreach activities, recruitment and resource navigation.

Accountabilities

  • * The Specialist will focus education and enrollment efforts in the Upstate of South Carolina.  25%
  • Travels to areas where there are large Latino populations 6 times per year (every other month) to offer information and enrollment services. Collaborates with local PASO Coordinators to connect with community groups. 10%
  • Educates 50 people per month, for a total of 600 individuals per year. Each educational session will be 30 minutes. All people who are educated will be offered insurance enrollment support and other Benefit Bank services.  25%
  • Assists the PASO Greenville Program by organizing at least 1 community outreach event per month where both PASO and ACA information is offered. The Specialist will promote the PASO educational offerings in addition to insurance information.  20%
  • Offers assistance in helping individuals connect to needed resources to reach PASO targets for the Greenville Program.  10%
  • The Specialist will go on the radio once per month in the Upstate to offer ACA education and provide contact information for those who need assistance with enrollment. Also offers information on the radio programs in the Charleston area and Beaufort/Jasper area 2-3 times per year. This education will be part of the monthly radio education program already provided by PASO.  5%
  • Collects data to report on program outcomes. 5%
  • Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education Bachelor’s Degree- Health education, health promotion or a closely related field such as psychology, social work biology, sociology, education or physical education

Minimum Experience 1 year- Health Education

Other Required Experience

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English- Required
  • Ability to help enroll children and families in Medicaid and educate about ACA options – Preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of ACA, health promotion and education – Preferred

Work Shift Day (United States of America)

Location 1333 Taylor St Baptist

Facility 1500 Midlands Corporate

Department 15008435 PASOS

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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Community Health Worker – Midlands

Prisma Health

Job Summary Community Health Care Workers (CHWs) work in the neighborhoods where patients reside connecting and linking patients and their families to resources and the care they need. Serves as a member of the care model team enabling population health in the community by building trust and vital relationships with residents of assigned medical neighborhood. CHWs will complete CHW Training and Certification after hire.

Accountabilities

  • Develops strategic partnerships in the community to support community outreach and referrals.  Establishes peer-to-peer relationship in order to function as a link between the community and the health system. Provides guidance and support for patients through home visits and support of care coordination programs.
  • Conducts weekly home visits to CHW clients.   Assists individuals within their community in managing their own health including promoting compliance with appointments, screenings, treatment and medications. Assists patients in navigating the health care system.  Facilitates assistance or interventions for patients between care visits.
  • Be an advocate for patients by staying current of community resources.  Provides resources to patients to improve their health knowledge and self-sufficiency, help them understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well being.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and clinical care team. Reports back to their clinical liaison on encounters and the results of such encounters.
  • Coordinates meetings for CHW’s to communicate and share best practices. Coordinates meetings with Clinical liaison.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of community involvement experience.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses N/A In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements N/A Other Required Skills and Experience N/A Work Shift Day (United States of America) Location 1330 Taylor At Marion St. Facility 1500 Midlands Corporate Department 15008435 PASOS

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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Community Health Worker – Sumter

Prisma Health

Job Summary Community Health Care Workers (CHWs) work in the neighborhoods where patients reside connecting and linking patients and their families to resources and the care they need. Serves as a member of the care model team enabling population health in the community by building trust and vital relationships with residents of assigned medical neighborhood. CHWs will complete CHW Training and Certification after hire.

Accountabilities

  • Develops strategic partnerships in the community to support community outreach and referrals.  Establishes peer-to-peer relationship in order to function as a link between the community and the health system. Provides guidance and support for patients through home visits and support of care coordination programs.
  • Conducts weekly home visits to CHW clients.   Assists individuals within their community in managing their own health including promoting compliance with appointments, screenings, treatment and medications. Assists patients in navigating the health care system.  Facilitates assistance or interventions for patients between care visits.
  • Be an advocate for patients by staying current of community resources.  Provides resources to patients to improve their health knowledge and self-sufficiency, help them understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well being.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and clinical care team. Reports back to their clinical liaison on encounters and the results of such encounters.
  • Coordinates meetings for CHW’s to communicate and share best practices. Coordinates meetings with Clinical liaison.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of community involvement experience.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses N/A In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements N/A Other Required Skills and Experience N/A Work Shift Day (United States of America) Location 1330 Taylor At Marion St. Facility 1500 Midlands Corporate Department 15008435 PASOS

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Apply Here – Sumter

Community Health Worker: Charleston

PASOs

¡SÉ PARTE DE NUESTRO EQUIPO EN CHARLESTON! PASOs en asociación con First Steps, está buscando a un promotor de salud de tiempo completo que tenga experiencia trabajando con familias y personas latinas. El promotor de salud será parte del programa Conexiones para el Desarrollo infantil, enfocándose en los niños de 0 a 5 años. Esta persona, realizará evaluaciones de desarrollo infantil en persona y asistirá a eventos de alcance comunitario, entre otras responsabilidades en el area de Charleston.

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BE PART OF OUR TEAM IN CHARLESTON! PASOs, in association with First Steps, is looking for a full-time Community Health Worker who has experience working with Latino individuals and families. The Community Health Worker will be part of the Connections for Child Development program focusing on children ages 0-5. The CHW will conduct in-person child development screenings and attend outreach events, among other responsibilities in the Charleston area.

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Community Health Worker: Midlands

PASOs

¡SÉ PARTE DE NUESTRO EQUIPO EN MIDLANDS! PASOs en asociación con First Steps, está buscando a un promotor de salud de tiempo completo que tenga experiencia trabajando con familias y personas latinas. El promotor de salud será parte del programa Conexiones para el Desarrollo infantil, enfocándose en los niños de 0 a 5 años. Esta persona, realizará evaluaciones de desarrollo infantil en persona y asistirá a eventos de alcance comunitario, entre otras responsabilidades en el area de Midlands.

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BE PART OF OUR TEAM IN THE MIDLANDS!  PASOs, in association with First Steps, is looking for a full-time Community Health Worker who has experience working with Latino individuals and families. The Community Health Worker will be part of the Connections for Child Development program focusing on children ages 0-5. The CHW will conduct in-person child development screenings and attend outreach events, among other responsibilities in the Midlands area.  If you’re interested, please use the following link to apply. 
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