Community Outreach Worker

Date: May 17, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  20556 

 

Schedule: Part Time 

Shift: Days 

 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 333-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus including at a network of Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

 

 

 

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Community Outreach Worker promotes education on topics with emphasis on public health concerns which most affect the target audience. Shares general information on health and other issues through presentations in group formats and interacts on an individual basis, as needed. Performs basic health screenings, completes referrals for individuals who require additional assistance and works with other organizations to bridge the gap between available resources and the client needs. Provides support to the Community Outreach Coordinator with daily tasks, as required, in order to meet assigned goals and objectives.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission:  Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County 
  • Provides preventive health education to patients and their families
  • Informs clients of health and community resources that are available
  • Completes daily report for the Mexican Consulate
  • Manages data and updates spreadsheet on a weekly basis
  • Assists in preparation of the monthly and quarterly reports
  • Conducts follow-up with clients on status of referrals and other services
  • Facilitates VDS workflow on and off-site
  • Supports the Community Outreach Coordinator to help ensure timely and effective delivery of services
  • Attends meetings as directed

Job Requirements

  • Communicates clearly with patients, families, Mexican Consulate and Eskenazi Health personnel
  • Treats all patients with dignity and respect
  • Possesses a good understanding of Microsoft Software
  • Ability to operate a blood pressure machine
  • Ability to operate a blood glucose meter and read test results
  • Attends health fairs at parks, churches, and other community locations

 

 

 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named as one of Indiana’s best employers by Forbes magazine for two consecutive years and the top hospital in the state for community benefit by the Lown Institute, Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana and Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center, the first community mental health center in Indiana, just to name a few.

 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis