Job Description

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit managed care organization (MCO), licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 94 hospitals, Community serves over 400,000 Members with the following programs:

* Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) program for low-income children and pregnant women

* Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR

* Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.

* Community Health Choice (HMO D-SNP), a Medicare Advantage Dual Special Needs plan for people with both Medicare and Medicaid that combines Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, and Medicaid benefits with additional health benefits like dental, vision, transportation, and more.

Improving Members' experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our Members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY

The STAR PLUS Employment Habilitation assists the Star Plus Team in implementing social determinants of health programs, including coordinating the life coaching efforts of their assigned clients and working with community partners to improve member well-being. The STAR PLUS Employment Habilitation is comfortable working with underserved populations and will be responsible for administrative duties of the Star Plus Team.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Research developments in the fields of social needs in Houston and the surrounding areas.
  • Coordinates marketing material submission for star plus related programs and initiatives including but not limited to newsletters, flyers, videos, social media promotion, surveys, etc.
  • Assists with developing processes to deliver star plus programs supporting member well-being.
  • Assists with review and analysis of member data to evaluate programs, interventions, protocols, and metrics that support improved well-being.
  • Collaborates with community partners to assist with needs assessments and address social, education and health needs of members.
  • Tracks the social needs of members and contacts members to make referrals to community programs
  • Documents all coaching and development sessions in the appropriate databases following protocol and form completion, in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates Harris Health and Community Health Choice values, including trust, integrity, mutual respect, diversity, responsiveness, and caring service.
  • Actively contributes to achievement of departmental goals, as identified in Departments annual business plan, including specific departmental process improvement plans.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Degree or GED required. Community Health Worker Certificate or 4 years of equivalent work experience in lieu of certificate required.
  • Work Experience (Years and Area): 2 years of experiences as a community health worker, health care navigator, resource navigator, or in social needs referrals. Some exposure to office practices and procedures preferred.
  • Software Proficiencies: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Other:

  • Must be able to work with projects requiring attention to detail.
  • Good organization, critical thinking, and critical listening skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to work independently and to follow instructions.
  • Ability to travel throughout Harris County and surrounding counties.
  • Ability to work hours outside of normal workday.

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