CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic
Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700
care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals to
home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
Community Health Advocate will conduct on-campus and off-site
screenings for the Health Screening Program. The advocate will be
responsible for measuring blood pressure, height, weight, waist
circumference and administering finger stick blood sampling. The
blood sample will be drawn and analyzed on site via CardioCheck
machine. Lab results from the CardioCheck tests will be provided to
each client and reviewed by the advocate as requested. Verbal and
written educational materials may be provided as requested. The
advocate will be responsible for transportation of supplies,
organization, hygiene, and overall flow of participants at his/her
station at the screen. Persons in this position will work with
adult and geriatric patients.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge based on disease risk factor and
all aspects of prevention/wellness.
Coordinates, cleans and organizes supplies at screening
Monitor clinical lab results and questionnaires.
Warmly welcomes participants and ensures their comfort and
confidentiality at screen.
Provides brief explanation and education regarding lab results
and body measurements.
Markets the program as appropriate and/or directed.
Provides input for program maintenance and development.
Practices effective problem identification and resolution skills
as a method of sound decision making.
Demonstrates effective communication skills.
Promotes a positive and cooperative atmosphere within the work
unit: displays adaptability to change.
Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required
duties of the position.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in exercise science, nutrition, or related
health field required or RN with current license in the State of
Experience, or high level of interest in disease prevention/
lifestyle modification areas preferred.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
Valid Iowa Driver's/Chauffeurs License required. Must meet
Mercy's Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and be at least 18 years of
Proof on completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training
specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.