VNA Health Group is a premiere Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider of home health, hospice, and community-based services. We’ve been serving families and individuals with the most advanced and comprehensive clinical home care in NJ since 1912.
This position will be a VNA Health Group Employee Assigned to
Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition
We are currently looking for a Community Health Worker to join our GNHCC team (Greater Newark Health Care Coalition). Under general supervision, the Community Health Worker provides basic care coordination, identifies and reduces barriers to care, provides referrals to necessary resources. The position will also recruit age-eligible uninsured or underinsured individuals, without regular medical checkups, for HPV Immunization and colorectal and lung cancer screening. The CHW may provide follow up phone calls, visits to patients and their families to help teach and train in areas of health logistics and other life and wellness skills to manage their health and conduct group education activities.
The CHW will work under the supervision of the GNHCC Executive Director and the Essex-Passaic Regional Chronic Disease Coalition Coordinator.
Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Various community settings including some visits to community locations; able to drive a car; use a desktop computer/laptop, cell phone, other office machines such as fax, copy and scanner.