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Community Health Worker - Care Management

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Job ID: 56774
Location: Cottage Grove, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.50
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Community Health Worker - Care Management for a Part Time, 0.50 FTE, Day position. You will be responsible for trying to improve access to healthcare and social services for uninsured and disadvantaged patients who are seeking medical care from the Emergency Department, Urgent Care, or discharging from the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit. The goal is to partner with patients in finding stable, consistent, and coordinated healthcare support.

Hourly compensation is $22.15 – $33.22; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.


  • Screens patients’ eligibility for primary care, including private providers and safety net providers; public or private healthcare coverage; participation in the United Way 100% Access MAP and PAP.
  • Coach patients in how to effectively use a medical home and self-management of their chronic health conditions.
  • Reduces cultural and socio-economic barriers between patients and health providers.
  • Monitors and follows-up on service plans with clients via telephone and home visits.
  • Educates patients about self-care and habits that can impact health.
  • Coordinates patient transportation and accompaniment as needed to scheduled appointments.
  • Assures patients receive appropriate and timely services by making referrals and motivating/teaching patients to seek care.
  • Conducts risk assessments and assists in developing care/action plans. Coordinates patients care with other medical personnel.
  • Documents, tracks and reports program data and statistics.
  • Conducts outreach and collaboration with community social service agencies and health providers to improve patient access.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.


  • Minimum of two years of experience working in human services.
  • Experience working with healthcare systems and multi-cultural communities preferred.
  • Spanish language competency preferred.


Valid driver’s license, personal vehicle and safe driving record required.


  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to openly address and acknowledge issues of substance use and mental illness.
  • Ability to understand and communicate the concepts of the interrelatedness of body, mind and spirit to health and wellness.
  • Knowledge and involvement of community issues enhancing wellness and health by participating with appropriate agencies to facilitate change.


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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