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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department 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. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

This position is responsible for performing clerical and clinic duties as a member of the health care team that provides services to individuals, families and various community agencies throughout Marion County.  This position requires good customer service skills in order to ensure that visitors/clients are treated in a courteous and polite manner.  This position requires the ability to be able to collect fees, document the collection and enter the data into the network database.  Cross training for other assignments may occur as job related activities dictate.  There may be some traveling to other sites such as schools, homes or other MCPHD sites in Marion County.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • •Must be able to organize work assignments and be self-motivated and function independently.
  • Must be attentive to detail.
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Must be flexible in working with a variety of community partners.
  • Skills in effective interpersonal communication in a multi-cultural setting; may require use of the language line or an interpreter
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment.
  • Requires knowledge of communities and organizations that they may come in contact.
  • Work collaboratively with a broad range of people.
  • Interact tactfully and diplomatically with colleagues, personnel and the public.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information according to HIPAA.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 to 3 years of previous work experience.
  • Computer skills including typing skills of a minimum of 30 words per minute.
     

Working Enviornment

  • Requires valid Indiana Driver’s license
  • Requires access to own vehicle and current automobile insurance
  • Unconfined sitting, working at a computer, attending meetings; standing and walking; must be able to climb stairs, steady use of hands and fingers – data entry; limited lifting and carrying
  • May be exposed to substandard and unsanitary living conditions
  • May be exposed to allergens of all types (i.e., pets, dust, smoke, etc.)
  • In adverse weather conditions, may be requested to make home visits for Directly Observed Therapy for TB medications.
  • Required to wear N-95 mask in situations where client is considered infectious.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis