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Community Health Specialist-HTN/SDOH Bedford Hospital

IU Health Plans
Date Posted
08 January, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
358346-OTHLOC-300000007212159
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Community Health Specialist-HTN/SDOH Bedford Hospital

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Job Description

Overview

What are the hours? 8am-4:30pm **Must be able to flex 25% of time to cover community events taking place during nontraditional work hours (evenings, weekends).

Is this an in-office, remote or hybrid position? Community Health Specialists supporting the Hypertension/Social Determinants of Health program will spend 2-3 days working in a clinic setting and must have reliable transportation to conduct community visits. 1-2 days per week can be remote as long as Community Health Specialists is meeting goals and up to date on assignments. Community Health Specialists are also required to be available for community events that take place during nontraditional work hours (up to 25% of time). 

Would this role require Travel for in-person meetings with individuals most of the time or would most meetings be phone calls? Most of the outreach to patients occurs telephonically and there are times when Community Health Specialists connect in-person with patients to deliver items and provide education. Community Health Specialists are also required to participate in team meetings/retreats, which may be in-person.

Is there travel to individual’s homes? Yes, but will be paid for mileage.

Bilingual a Plus

Applicant may be contacted by IMPaCT, an IU Health partner consultant, to fill this position.

 High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• 0-3 years of experience required.
• Requires basic computer skills.
• Requires knowledge of medical, community, and social resources.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Community Health Specialist-HTN/SDOH Bedford Hospital Role

Overview

What are the hours? 8am-4:30pm **Must be able to flex 25% of time to cover community events taking place during nontraditional work hours (evenings, weekends).

Is this an in-office, remote or hybrid position? Community Health Specialists supporting the Hypertension/Social Determinants of Health program will spend 2-3 days working in a clinic setting and must have reliable transportation to conduct community visits. 1-2 days per week can be remote as long as Community Health Specialists is meeting goals and up to date on assignments. Community Health Specialists are also required to be available for community events that take place during nontraditional work hours (up to 25% of time). 

Would this role require Travel for in-person meetings with individuals most of the time or would most meetings be phone calls? Most of the outreach to patients occurs telephonically and there are times when Community Health Specialists connect in-person with patients to deliver items and provide education. Community Health Specialists are also required to participate in team meetings/retreats, which may be in-person.

Is there travel to individual’s homes? Yes, but will be paid for mileage.

Bilingual a Plus

Applicant may be contacted by IMPaCT, an IU Health partner consultant, to fill this position.

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     High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 0-3 years of experience required.
  •  Requires basic computer skills.
  •  Requires knowledge of medical, community, and social resources.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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