Community Health Worker
Suffolk, Virginia
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Waymark

51-200 employees

Local care coordination for Medicaid patients
Company Overview
Waymark stands out as a desirable workplace due to its commitment to community-based healthcare, providing Medicaid recipients with comprehensive local care teams that leverage proprietary data science for targeted, evidence-based interventions. The company's focus on improving access and quality of care for underserved populations demonstrates a meaningful competitive advantage in the healthcare sector. Additionally, Waymark's use of advanced analytics to understand and enhance user experience on their website reflects a dedication to continuous improvement and operational excellence.
Consulting
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$87M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

61%

2 year growth

618%
Locations
Suffolk, VA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Requirements
  • Highly organized and self-motivated to work independently and manage schedules efficiently
  • Sound judgment and the ability to quickly analyze situations
  • Ability to work with a diverse community in an empathetic, passionate and professional manner
  • Friendly, energetic, and enthusiastic personality
  • Desire to help others
  • Cultural competency- able to work with diverse groups of community members
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reside within a commutable distance of Greater Hampton Roads
  • Travel required within the surrounding counties (up to 80%)
  • Current Driver's license and access to an insured vehicle
Responsibilities
  • Attend a 3-week-long paid training program
  • Meet patients in the community and conduct a needs assessment, including motivating patients to set and achieve health goals
  • Helping patients with social issues like homelessness, substance use and hunger
  • Work with other CHWs and staff to create a directory of community resources (e.g. food banks, housing assistance programs, childcare resources, etc.)
  • Manage relationships with the healthcare facility providers and partner with care delivery team (Pharmacists, Social workers, and Care Coordinators)
  • Continuously expand knowledge of community resources, services, and programs available to members and build ongoing relationships with these organizations to advocate for members
  • Document each patient encounter in detail and accurately
  • Attend weekly care team huddles
Desired Qualifications
  • Community health worker certification
  • Long time resident of the Greater Hampton Roads area and knowledgeable of community resources
  • Experience conducting home visits and outreach
  • Experience working with managed care patients
  • Knowledge of Greater Hampton Roads Medicaid populations