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District Health Department #10

District Health Department #10

DHD #10 Community Health Worker (Kalkaska)

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Job description

District Health Department #10 seeks a full-time Community Health Worker. This position will be based in Kalkaska County and will remain open until filled. Duties: • Through home visits and in community settings, works one on one with clients to secure information such as medical, psychological and social factors contributing to client’s situation. • Records information in database and works to eliminate barriers to good health. • Advocates for clients and acts as a liaison between clients and other service providers. • Helps clients and families understand, accept and follow medical recommendations. • Provides health care enrollment services, Medicaid Outreach and DHD#10 services outreach in community settings. • Covers Kalkaska and Crawford County

Education Requirements

•High School diploma or equivalent required • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Certifications

•Certified Community Health Worker required or ability to acquire.

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