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Community Health Worker Supervisor
Location:Bellingham, WA
  
UCNW is looking to add a Community Health Worker Supervisor to the team! Under the supervision of the Director of Planning & Development, the Community Health Worker (CHW) Supervisor is responsible for developing and leading the CHW program. This includes connecting identified patients to high quality, affordable health care services by removing barriers to care, providing insurance enrollment, health care navigation support, and community outreach to medically underserved populations in a manner that empowers patients to understand and engage in their health care.

 

As part of the Community Health Worker team, the CHW  Supervisor seeks specifically to work with targeted populations to increase patient engagement and improve health outcomes. Engagement strategies used by the CHW Supervisor include contacting patients ectly  in the community, and at patient homes if warranted, or by phone, text, e-mail, lettersThe CHW Supervisor provides basic health information from a standard curriculum and assists patients with linkages to health, social and other needed services; assists with outreach events and community networking activities as directed by the Director of Planning & Development. In addition, the CHW Supervisor will work collaboratively with regional care coordination projects. The CHW  Supervisor spends most of their time outside of the clinic finding and interacting with patients to help them overcome the barriers that prevent them from engaging in primary care. This includes working with homeless and other hard to reach populations. 

 


The ideal candidate will have:
*A Bachelor's degree in community health, marketing or another related field or equivalent education, training, and experience
*Three years of progressive experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibility specified above (preferred)
*Supervisory experience (preferred)
*Experience mobilizing resources for low-income or underserved populations (strongly preferred)
*A valid driver's license