American Indian Alaskan Native (AIAN) Community Health Worker
Provide tribal enrollment assistance, case management services and referrals for eligible clients that are AIAN residing in Hawai’i including eligible dependent in accordance with the Indian Health Service (IHS) Contract. Under the direction of the Health Program Specialist, the Community Health Worker carries out functions within culturally appropriate service delivery programs in the community that include client identification, enrollment, and assessment; identification of client health needs and service requirements and referral to appropriate agency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Identifies and enrolls clients who are appropriate for services.
- Completes appropriate clinical forms for clients.
- Networks with community agencies and attends community meetings.
- Provides client education, information, promotion to clients as directed by grant objectives.
- Participates as a member of the case management team.
- Reviews client records for completeness, accuracy, and closure.
- Maintains inventory of outreach materials necessary to conduct outreach efforts.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists in identifying client needs and provides assistance as directed by the Health Program Specialist.
- Updates records as directed by the Health Program Specialist, inclusive of computer data, biweekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
- May provide coverage for team members in other roles as needed.
- Participates in monthly staff meetings.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Health Program Specialist.
Indoors and outdoors, under a variety of conditions in the community.
Normally 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be required; dependent on position duties and responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements
- Demonstrated knowledge of American Indian/Alaska Native cultural values and practices in the delivery of health care services.
- Knowledge of community, health and human service agency resources.
- Demonstrates proficiency of the Ke Ola Mamo Outreach Worker core skills within 6 months of employment (must demonstrate core skills to the Health Specialist).
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent problem solving, organizational, and time management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate service provisions for clients.
- Have a valid driver’s license and use of a personal vehicle for work with proof of adequate automobile insurance coverage. May use company vehicle for business of the organization.
- Driver’s abstract without any moving violations.
- Valid tuberculosis clearance within one (1) year.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Prefer two (2) years of college and/or Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Services field, or;
- Three (3) years of experience in a health care, education, or social human service position.
- Previous experience working with American Indian Alaska Native community preferred.
- Computer literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications) and ability to learn KOM’s Electronic Health Record system.
- Any combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
To be considered for employment, interested applicants must submit a resume, salary requirements, and application to email@example.com or fax at 808-848-8001.