At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart
and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the
community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A
role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your
Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role,
committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.
We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country
with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50
Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet recognition
status for the fifth time with the American Nurses' Credentialing
Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw
Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the
best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help
our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a
comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our
employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their
legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical
advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than
your job and encourages you to:
**Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live
Lancaster General Hospital
7521 Primary Care-Care Management
Ambulatory Collaborative Care
**Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally
Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable
housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth
of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna
River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking,
hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ
shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible,
with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train
ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown
shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster
a great place to Live, Work and Play.
**HOURS** : 1.0 FTE. No weekends, holidays or on-call.
**_**Please note this is a grant funded position for 2 years. It
will support the Columbia region at Twin Rose._**
**POSITION SUMMARY:** The Community Health Worker acts as an
advocate/liaison to help patients address the barriers that lead to
poor health. The objective is to help patients work on health goals
and to help them decrease/eliminate those barriers that prevent
them from achieving their health goals. The Community Health Worker
will develop a care management strategy and be the primary contact
for patients participating in the Ambulatory Collaborative Care
Team Community Health Worker Program.
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:** Qualified individuals must have the
ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the
+ Determines plans for care management
+ Coordinates care plans and completes tasks as necessary to
assist patients in meeting their care plan goals
+ Completes medication reconciliation and elevates any issues to
the provider and ACCT clinician
+ Meet patients in a variety of settings to conduct an
assessment, including helping patients to set health goals.
+ Help patients build their own support system
+ Make follow-up calls and home visits to patients.
+ Empower and motivate patients to meet their health goals and
+ Document each patient encounter in detail.
+ Prepare reports, documents and applications as needed or
+ Network and maintain relationships with community
+ Coordinate with multiple agencies and providers.
+ Work with an integrated team to meet patient's health
+ Help patients build their own support system.
+ Attend a weekly group meeting with other staff, and program
**SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered
secondary to the primary duties listed above:**
+ Comply with OSHA, HIPPA and other mandated safety procedures
+ Attend meetings run by community organizations as deemed
+ Attend continuing education classes or conferences as deemed
+ Other duties as assigned.
**MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:**
+ High school diploma or general equivalent (GED)
+ Able to work independently
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability
to deliver results on instruction.
+ Ability to demonstrate good judgment, independent thinking
skills and problem solve.
+ Basic computer skills
+ Valid Driver's license, with a reliable vehicle, and the
ability to access work assignments within our defined geographic
+ Experience working with health care, social service, or a
community outreach program.
+ Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of social and community
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity
Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings
will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any
other classification protected by law.
Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE
LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting
unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment
opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by
search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL
HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid
written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed
the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no
fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or
through other means.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the
University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a
not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care
encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies
Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership
with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level
I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with 805
Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the
strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical
center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and
Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient
centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the
region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more
than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40
offices throughout the region.