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Community Health Worker

Cheraw, South Carolina


Job Description

This position requires knowledge and a comfort level with helping clients access health services in the primary care setting. In general, the Community Health Worker provides activities and programs that improve the health and overall quality of the life of community residents by decreasing barriers that may prevent them from accessing health and medical care; bringing educational messages about health and CSC into the community; and engaging residents in improved individual health. Duties include successful medical home and social service referral; home visits, increasing public education and awareness; the accurate reporting of information and data; positive public relations; and the integration of community services into CSC’s current delivery of care.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent required.
  • Certification as a Community Health Worker is preferred
  • Experience in the health care industry preferred
  • Experience related to diabetes management and prevention or the care of individuals living with diabetes or other chronic diseases is plus

Hours

Full Time, 40 hours per week. This position may require occasional Saturday work.

Location

Cheraw - Occasional travel within the community and to other CSC locations is required.

CareSouth Carolina is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all. We seek to have a diverse, inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

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