Community Weaver - GF (Pedigo)
Company: Eskenazi Health
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Division: Eskenazi Health
Req ID: 10541
Schedule : Full Time
Shift : Days
Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the
Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide
a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the
327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the
Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health
Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
Under the general direction of the Health Center Manager the
Community Weaver in collaboration with each health center's Social
Work, Community Health, primary care and mental health clinical
teams and the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) team, will act
as a welcoming central point of contact for patients and their
families seeking additional information or resources that are
available at Eskenazi or in the community. This role supports
Eskenazi Health's engagement and partnership with the community
surrounding the health center aligning with the mission, vision and
values of Eskenazi Health (EH) and strategic plans of EH and EHC.
The Community Weaver provides the ultimate in customer service,
connecting the patient to Eskenazi programs, helping to navigate
between departments, and providing specialized service to address
the unique needs of the patient. The Community Weaver will
proactively contribute to Eskenazi Health Mission: Advocate, Care,
Teach and Serve by connecting staff and community to each other in
mutually beneficial ways.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
* This is a grant funded position
* Act as community health concierge, using excellent customer
service to connect solutions to address problems.
* Attempt to solve immediate Social Determinant of Health needs via
in house supplies or by connecting to community resources.
* Act as bridging social capital to expedite community
connectedness for patient by providing a warm handoff to a trusted
community based organization with follow-up.
* Connect residents to a medical home.
* Acts as a volunteer coordinator, engaging volunteers in various
aspects of the work.
* Coordinate with internal departments to meet needs i.e. vouchers
from Food Services to supply an immediate need at the hospital
* Works closely with Social Workers and Community Health Workers,
with the goal of accelerating community knowledge and connectivity
for the team.
* Supports staff leadership as they participate in neighborhood
* Other duties as assigned
--- High School Equivalency
--- Flexible hours, sometimes working on weeknights and
--- Bachelor's Degree or 2 year certificate
--- Community Health Worker Certification
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
--- Knowledge of:
o Communities in which EHC locations are present
--- Ability to:
o Work with people from a variety of backgrounds
o Build social capital
o Engage community based organizations
If you would like more information regarding the Eskenazi Health
Center Pedigo, such as services offered and hours of operation,
please visit the following link:
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's
150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four
consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women,
and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi
Health's programs have received national recognition while also
offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As
the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical
Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also
home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only
verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental
health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary
Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a
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