This position is responsible for taking the lead and making recommendations to the VP of Health Services in the development of a strategy for the most effective use of Community Health Workers with Correctional Health. Be responsible for identifying key services Correctional Health needs to be involved and identification of where the majority of our members could most benefit. Will be responsible for training, management and day to day supervision of the Community Health Workers and be a key member of the Health Services Management Team.
Degree: Masters in Social Work/LCSW or LMSW-AP
License & Certification: Case Management Certification preferred Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Work Experience (Years and Area): 5 years work experience, 2 year social work in a managed health care or working with Medicaid/Medicare programs
Management Experience (Years and Area): 2 years management/supervisory experience.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Composing Correspondence, Writing /Composing Reports
Bilingual Skills: Spanish Preferred
Other Skills: Analytical, Medical Terms, P.C., Research, Statistical, Word
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.