SantaFeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Santa Fe jobs

Community Health Worker

Company: Presbyterian Medical Services
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision, this position assists the Integrated Care Team (Primary Care Physician, Nurse/Medical Assistant, Behavioral Health provider, Care Coordinator I, Care Coordinator II, etc.) by proactively coordinating care for patients to facilitate the achievement of quality and cost-effective health outcomes.




  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED and minimum one year experience in behavioral health, social services, health care and/or education.
  • Self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfort with change and quality improvement processes.
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Motivational Interviewing strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of New Mexico and local community resources strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) or (English / Navajo) preferred. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION:

    Must obtain within 180 days of hire and maintain current throughout employment:
    • Certification as a Community Health Worker in the State of New Mexico SCREENING REQUIREMENTS:

      This position requires successful completion of an initial post-offer of employment:
      • According to PMS Human Resources Policy 205.006, "Healthcare Personnel Testing & Immunization Requirements," this position must comply with required testing and immunizations. Testing and immunizations including TB, Hepatitis B (consent or waiver), Tdap, MMR, and Varicella, will be available at the employee's PMS health center. Influenza vaccines will be required according to dates set by the CDC and NMDOH.
      • Criminal Records Check DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:
        • May be required to use personal transportation to carry out job duties.
        • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
        • Must provide a current motor vehicle record.
        • Must provide current personal owner liability automobile insurance and must maintain the insurance coverage throughout the course of employment in this position.
        • Must submit to a motor vehicle record check on an as needed basis and maintain a satisfactory driving record that is within the limitations of PMS Human Resources Policy II.D.3, Automobile Usage, and applicable state and federal laws.
        • Must comply with PMS Policies on Automobile Usage, II.D.3, Drug Free Workplace, III.H and applicable state and federal laws.
        • May be required to complete transportation related trainings. $100 EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS

          • All bonuses subject to tax withholding and eligibility requirements.
          • Current employees may be eligible for pre-approved sign-on bonuses. (If Applicable) ABOUT PMS
            • Founded in 1969, PMS is a non-profit organization with over 1,300 employees providing services at 100+ locations in New Mexico.
            • Our diverse services include primary care, dental, behavioral health, early childhood education, supportive living, and senior programs.
            • We concentrate our resources on meeting the needs of underserved areas of New Mexico.
            • We operate the largest network of federally qualified health centers in the state.
            • PMS is not affiliated with Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Presbyterian Hospitals or Presbyterian Health Plan. WHY PMS?
              • Mission-driven organization
              • Competitive salaries
              • Nine paid holidays and generous PTO
              • Medical, dental & vision insurance
              • Free Life & LTD coverage
              • Free discretionary pension plan contribution
              • Employee recognition and engagement activities
              • Robust training program
              • Tuition Reimbursement

Keywords: Presbyterian Medical Services, Santa Fe , Community Health Worker, Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New Mexico jobs by following @recnetNM on Twitter!

Santa Fe RSS job feeds