Community Health Advocate - WMP Pract Mgmt Clinic Diabetes
Penn State Health
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 41483
Penn State Health -Â St Joseph RegionalÂ
Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p
Perform a wide variety of duties to engage, support, advocate, and educate community members in overall health and wellness. Act as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access and improve health outcomes by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.Â
One (1) year of experience in a community-related role is required.Â
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?Â
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.Â
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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