Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content
Indiana University Health

Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

IU Health Plans
Date Posted
03 July, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
374542-OTHLOC-300000007211586
Save Job Saved
Share: share to e-mail

Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

This job posting is no longer active.

Job Description

Overview

Serves as a bridge between the community and the health care, government and social service systems. Assists individuals, families, groups and communities access resources, including health insurance, food, housing, quality care and health information. Provides informal counseling, support, and follow-up. 

Community Health Specialists supporting the Hypertension program will spend 2-3 days onsite supporting various workflows, including patient outreach to help improve primary care access. 

Community Health Specialist must have reliable transportation to conduct home visits, with mileage reimbursement. 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 10% of time).  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. Coaches usually drive to 1-2 locations each day when they're not remote. Community Health Specialists are also required to participate in team meetings/retreats, which may be in-person.  Training and education will be provided as part of the orientation process. 

 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 Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day Role

Overview

Serves as a bridge between the community and the health care, government and social service systems. Assists individuals, families, groups and communities access resources, including health insurance, food, housing, quality care and health information. Provides informal counseling, support, and follow-up. 

Community Health Specialists supporting the Hypertension program will spend 2-3 days onsite supporting various workflows, including patient outreach to help improve primary care access. 

Community Health Specialist must have reliable transportation to conduct home visits, with mileage reimbursement. 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 10% of time).  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. Coaches usually drive to 1-2 locations each day when they're not remote. Community Health Specialists are also required to participate in team meetings/retreats, which may be in-person.  Training and education will be provided as part of the orientation process. 

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

Job Page Content image

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 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.

Related Jobs in the Area

Referral Liaison (Post Acute)-Enteral Nutrition Services - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Referral Liaison (Post Acute)-Enteral Nutrition Services - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Assistant-Administrative Weekends PRN- Goodman Hall

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Customer Service Representative I - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Customer Service Representative I - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Plans

Customer Service Rep I, Tissue Morphology (Full-Time, Day)

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Services

Customer Service Representative I - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Specialist-Physician Referral Services - Gateway Plaza

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Assistant-Administrative Simon Cancer Center 7:30am to 4:00pm

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Administrative Assistant- Riley Endocrinology

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Administrative Assistant- Riley Endocrinology

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Assistant-Administrative Methodist Hospital PRN

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Physicians Support Services

Specialist-Document - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
System Health Solutions

Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Plans

Specialist-Community Health - Indianapolis - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Plans

Specialist-Community Health - Full Time Day

Indianapolis, IN, United States
IU Health Plans

Case Management Specialist - Methodist Hospital - Lifecare

Indianapolis, IN, United States
Methodist Hospital

Interested in working for IU?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join our Talent Network