Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 156932-1A
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2019
Beverly Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Beverly Hospital, A member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy.
Funded under a grant from the Health Policy Commission, the Community Health Worker (CHW) position was created to reduce ED utilization by connecting socially complex and behavioral health patients to services.
40 hours per week, day shift.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong networks with Essex County community resources and the ability to create new relationships
Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team unit
High energy and a sense of humor
Ability to overcome obstacles in a positive, productive manner; problem solving skills are critical
For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
BA/ BS in psychology, counseling or social work
Preferred: 1-2 years in direct patient care within a Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse setting
Preferred: Hospital Experience Preferred