Terros Health

  • Community Health Worker /Peer Support - Care Management Team Member - 27th Avenue Integrated Care - Phoenix, AZ (CHW)

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-2846
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    Med Services
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER / CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

     

    Terros is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

     

    Seeking a Community Health Worker to join our Care Management Team for a full-time position at our 27th Avenue Integrated Care location.

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    Responsibilities

     

    Community Health Worker/ Certified Peer Support Specialist needed to join our Care Management Team at our 27th Avenue Integrated Care location in Phoenix, AZ.

     

    This position is responsible for sharing their perspective to families of adults with physical health and behavioral health needs who are transitioning to the community from the criminal justice system. The goals of transition are to integrate primary care and behavioral health services for the purposes of better coordination of the prevention and chronic illness care. This specialist provides supportive services for the providers and patients family to assist them with reaching their integrated care goals. This position is responsible for both clinical and administrative tasks, including outreach and engagement efforts with patients referred for specialty and patients needing group or one to one health related services in the community.

    Responsibilities:

      • Meets patients and families in the community to provide health literacy information and resources to have their health care needs met.
      • Interacts with patients and works a part of the care team.
      • Attends clinical and operational meetings as indicated to improve processes.
      • Knowledgeable related to population health management and engaging vulnerable populations
      • Encourages families when supporting their loved ones to maintain healthy limits and to support sharing of information for better health outcomes.
      • Ability to blend personal experience into a professional role. Must be able to share common experiences with recipients and family members in order to engage, support and inspire others.

         

    The CHW will exemplify the Terros Health core values of Integrity, Compassion and Empowerment and work to INSPIRE CHANGE FOR LIFE within the community and population that we serve. 

     

     

    Competitive income and full benefits package available, including 401K. 

     

    Bilingual in Spanish is a Plus. (Additional Language Differential Pay Available)

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Arizona state Peer certification
    • Lived experience assisting a loved one in navigating the behavioral health system and criminal justice system
    • Valid Arizona Driver’s License and proof of insurance. Driving is an essential function of this position.
    • Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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