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COVID-19 Community Health Representative 


Job Summary

The COVID-19 Community Health Representative (CHR) directly impacts individuals, families and the community as a whole by working with Public Health Nurse (PHN), medical care team to educate, promote, and support healthy lifestyles. All duties and responsibilities will be performed in accordance with the Yellowhawk Mission and Vision statement.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Working under the direction of PHN and medical care plan, the written systematic, client coordinated plan, which lists goals, and actions required to meet the needs of the client
  2. Document all patient encounters in the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
  3. Communicate with PHN’s and medical team.
  4. Perform home visits to assess patient’s health and healthcare needs to promote healthy living.
  5. Report concerns or abnormal findings to PHN and medical team to meet the patient’s needs and to coordinate appropriate services and/or resources.
  6. Advocate for the community health care needs and services.
  7. Assist in providing quality health promotion and disease prevention activities to our community.
  8. Assist community members/patient in accessing appropriate medical care in a timely manner.
  9. Provide resources to assist clients with their healthcare and social needs.
  10. Act as a liaison for the community to facilitate information on clinical services to meet their needs.
  11. Collaborate with other departments to maintain communication and good working relationship within the organization to ensure quality health care service for patients.
  12. May be required to transport patients to the clinic or other medical offices.
  13. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center Policy Manual, HIPAA and the Privacy Act.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High school Diploma or Equivalent.
  2. Must possess a valid State Community Health Worker certification (CHW) or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire.
  3. Must possess or receive CPR and First Aid certification within ninety (90) days of employment.
  4. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurance requirements to operate General Services Administration vehicles.
  5. Must submit to and pass a reference and criminal background check.
  6. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
  7. Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Working in Tribal Health Care setting preferred.
Closing Date August 8, 2022 at 4:00 PM  
Supervised By Public Health Operations Supervisor  
Salary $37,050 - $51,426 annual  
Covered Status YES  
Safety Sensitive YES  
EOE Statement No employee or job applicant shall be discriminated against in the pursuit of employment due to Race, Color, Religion, Sex or National Origin or any other category protected by law, except as provided by the Indian Preference Act under Title 25, of the U.S.C.  

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