Community Health Technicians / Full-Time / Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking three (3) full-time Community
Health Technicians for our Bloomington, IL facility.
A Community Health Navigator (CHN) is a trusted member of the
community and acts as a liaison to offer education specific to
digital applications and community resources available that may
improve a client's wellness journey. The CHN is responsible for
promoting healthy behaviors, building relationships between the
community and health/social services, and increasing access to
resources aimed to improve quality of care and outcomes. The CHN
will conduct virtual visits to assess the client's well-being and
will adress social determinants that may hinder their ability for
self-care; in-person visits may occur depending on the client's
need. In addition, the CHN is expected to be competent and capable
of coordinating community outreach, access to providers through the
use of digital instruments to facilitate remote physical exams and
remote technology operations in order to provide direct health
services and linkage despite barriers such as transportation,
internet access, etc.
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Function as a reliable intermediary between clients, community
based organizations and healthcare providers to reduce
socio-economic and cultural barriers between clients and
Establish collaborative relationship with clients using a variety
of mediums (in-person, telephone, video call, text, IM in order to
assists clients in accessing OSF digital health-related services,
targeted kits/supplies, and understanding care guidelines and
instructions), as well as helping them navigate the healthcare
system while recognizing the model of care the client needs.
Utilize Telehealth and networking systems to connect clients to
providers (PCP, specialist, etc.) in real time during off-site
visits and troubleshoot systems/equipment in the field; if the
client does not have a PCP, work to establish the client with a
Maintain all required records, documents, reports and files as
required while strictly adhering to policies and procedures in
Participate in outreach events and maintains awareness of resources
in the community in order to address client questions about
Participate in committees, workgroups, and meetings to assist in
the development of Center and community programs.
Support interventions consistent with the following treatment
philosophies: patient centered, trauma informed, recovery oriented
and strength based.
Promote Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
Must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or
Must successfully complete Illinois Central College training and
obtain Community Health Worker certification within six (6) months
from date of hire.
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record
Must have a valid driver's license, private automobile insurance
and be insurable.
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
These full-time positions include an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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