Opportunity for Community Health Workers (Columbus and Dayton)

Ebenezer Healthcare Access is hiring  Community Health Workers to provide care coordination services to immigrants population located in Columbus and Dayton Cities.

Community Health Workers will support our Telehealth station, promote the healthcare referral system, and home visiting program in partnership with local healthcare organizations.

Prospective candidates should be knowledgeable about current community programs and resources.  The position requires the ability to assist individuals in overcoming cultural and language barriers to access healthcare and community resources.  This job is located in Dayton/Columbus area with a negotiable salary. Ebenezer is a 501 C 3 nonprofit with mission to help New Americans to address different social determinants of Health.  Ebenezer Healthcare Access partners with County Public Health Departments, Local Health Systems, academic institutions, and Faith Based Organizations to address Social Determinants of Health.  Ebenezer became a Community Care Coordination Agency in Dayton ,Cincinnati and Columbus Cities to provide care coordination services to the underserved population.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure client database is always well-maintained, making sure to include all necessary notes, forms, and supplementary information through weekly checks and updates to promote efficiency.
  • Meet with individual clients, and community organizations as needed to create health programs designed for individual use and for groups.
  • Connect immigrants to healthcare providers, and assist in scheduling medical appointments. 
  • Perform community outreach daily using a variety of mediums including phone calls and in-person contacts to check up on progress, answer questions, and make personalized recommendations.
  • Complete administrative tasks on an ongoing basis to ensure proper record-keeping.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Ebenezer Healthcare Access Management Team

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • Associate degree or higher in Medical or Social science field. People with other training fields might be considered upon interview
  • Community Health Worker or Medical Interpretation Certification 
  • Familiarity with Care Coordination System software, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Professional language skills in French, English, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kinyamulenge, Swahili, Somali and Tigrinya. The Knowledge of Spanish or Arabic will be an additional asset.

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]  by April the 10th 2024.