CAMBA's Health Home program is an innovative new model of care management focused on improving the health outcomes for individuals with severe mental illness & other complex chronic illnesses through coordinated networks of medical, psychiatric, behavioral health, social service & housing providers. The Health Home program is partnering through a contract with NY Presbyterian Hospital to have 2 Community Health Workers (CHWs) perform health- related educational services in connection with the hospital's Adult CHW Initiative. The CHWs will receive referrals from the hospital to consent and enroll individuals into the program and then work with them for approximately 6 months. The CHWs will escort them to appointments; make referrals to appropriate services; provide health education; help to develop educational workshops and health fairs; and perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) work as part of the health care team to deliver New York-Presbyterian-based and Health Homes-based health education utilizing agreed upon materials and protocols; and (2) assist eligible clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA; including the following:
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
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CAMBA is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTD/TTY equipment via the New York State relay number 1-800-662-1220.