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Providence Community Health Worker II in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Community Health Worker II Providence Health System Alaska

The Community Health Worker II (CHWII) promotes comprehensive health and well-being within the community they reside in. CHWs are an integral member of patient-centered health teams. They walk along side neighborhood residents to achieve and maintain their ideal state of physical and mental health through prevention, education, and access to appropriate treatment. The CHWII can complete basic tasks, documentation, and problem solving without direct supervision due to their education or community experience. The role of the community health worker is complex and will vary in response to the needs of individual neighborhoods.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training of 1000 hours of the CHW Apprenticeship Program; Or

  • Coursework/Training of equivalent experience Or

  • 1000 hours of experience in similar work

  • Driver's License

  • 1 year of relevant community experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Completion of PATH Academy, or enrollment

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 363086