Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:
Community Health Care Worker I
Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine. The Population Health Management Department has an opportunity for a Community Health Worker I who will serve to bridge between the community and healthcare agenies to build trusting relationships with residents and their family.
In this role, the Community Health Workers (CHW) will work across neighborhoods in Chicago’s South Side to address social determinants of health (conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, etc. that affect a wide range of health outcomes and risks), and assist community members with self-managing health conditions and adopting improved health behaviors. The overall goal of UHI’s Community Benefit department is to enhance community health and wellness around specific priority health needs on Chicago’s South Side.
Under the direction and guidance of the Manager of Community Benefit at UChicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative (UHI), the CHW will be responsible for providing health education and case management services to individuals, families and community members with asthma, diabetes and other chronic conditions within UCM’s community benefit communities.
You'll thrive in this position if you:
We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.
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