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Providence Community Health Worker in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Community Health Worker (Care Coordination, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Medical Group in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Core Values and Customer Service:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health & Services’ Core Values of respect, justice, compassion, stewardship, and excellence in all aspects of job.

  • Develop a positive and professional relationship with all caregivers that emphasizes team unity, learning and support.

  • Develop and maintain a positive and professional relationship with community stakeholders that promote support for continued involvement and cooperation in Population Health projects.

  • Provide quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • General Outreach Duties:

  • Actively seek opportunities for outreach with a focus on hard to reach populations and our identified “high-need” communities.

  • Conduct presentations about available services to local community based organizations.

  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with key community stakeholders.

  • Work with other caregivers within the Population Health Department and Primary Care Clinics to coordinate outreach events and direct service opportunities; communicate outreach events.

  • While performing outreach activities, recognize possible community resources and bring back information to supervisor.

  • Maintain knowledge of Providence Population Health programs and provide community with appropriate linkages as requested.

  • Act as representative for Providence Health and Services at professional and network meetings, as needed.

  • Attend and participate in regular staff and department-wide meetings.

  • Enrollment Duties (for CHWs in outreach and enrollment track):

  • Provide outreach in the community to increase awareness of Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps).

  • Administer screening tool to identify and refer community members/patients who are eligible for Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps).

  • Navigation/Linkage to Resources Duties (for CHWs in the Navigation/Linkage track):

  • Provide on-site screenings of risk-factors that impact an individual’s well-being in community settings.

  • Refer clients/patients to the appropriate programs in the community that meet the needs identified in the screenings.

  • Build relationships with clients/patients by asking appropriate questions in a compassionate manner and uses good listening skills.

  • Follow up and assist families who are having difficulty accessing resources to which they were referred.

  • Administer client satisfaction survey to clients assisted.

  • Fully understand and is able to explain the issues for which they are screening and the resources available to meet those needs.

  • Work closely with Population Health and Primary Care caregivers to ensure a seamless flow for the patients.

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Document all outreach events and direct services including maintenance of log and sign-in sheets

  • Implement and monitor collection of program's evaluation data (e.g. surveys)

  • Ensure that program statistics are entered into the appropriate database (e.g. Carescope or other Population Health database) per Department deadlines

  • Submit monthly reports to Manager and/or Department Data Specialist.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Development:

  • Develop, maintain and demonstrate up-to-date knowledge on Population Health issues by attending seminars, trainings, or conferences as required by the Department, reading materials or other methods.

  • Develop, maintain, and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge of hospital and community resources.

  • Participate in staff development activities.

  • Human Resources:

  • Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shifts. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.

  • Attend Mandatory and other education offerings per department and organizational requirements. May assist with education within the department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Related Community Experience - living, engaging and/or working with hard to reach populations and our identified “high-need” communities

  • Valid Driver’s license and auto Insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree in Health or Social Work related field

  • Bachelor's degree in Health or Social Work related field

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with hard to reach populations and our identified "high need" communities

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group includes over 30 primary care, specialty clinics and healthcare groups throughout western Montana focused on treating patients at all stages of their lives. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 287745