Alameda Health System Behavioral Health Community Health Worker in San Leandro, California

SUMMARY: Provides care coordination and advocacy to patients, including outreach and engagement, development of the care plan, linkage of the patient with resources (food, housing, transport, financial, community based services) as well as linking the patient with care.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Licenses/Certifications: Valid California driver’s license.

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field (health, social science or a related field such as psychology or counseling) or an emergency technician program.

Required Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.

Required Experience: One year of responsible work experience in a community-based health care service capacity; or one year full-time experience in the class of Specialist Clerk or higher performing similar duties, or the equivalent of one year of relevant full-time experience working in a community outreach program performing similar duties; . Preferred Experience: One year working in a community outreach program working specifically with behavioral health issues and performing duties such as intake, peer counseling, assessments, program screening, placement and referral.

Alameda Health System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.