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Community Health Advocate

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Catholic Health Initiatives

Los Angeles, CA, United States

OverviewFounded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Ange. . .

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Instituto Familiar De La Raza, Inc.

San Francisco, CA, United States

The Indígena Health & Wellness Collaborative (IHWC) promotes holistic health and wellness services, including providing support with spiritual and c. . .

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Community Health Advocate

Catholic Health Initiatives

Los Angeles, CA, United States Salary : $ 16.96 per hour Apply Now
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Category: Family & Community Services

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Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women's Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest healthcare systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.


The Community Health Outreach Department at Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center regularly performs health screenings and health educational programs in the community.  Our free health screenings are conducted at various churches, schools, community centers, and other organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for our sisters and brothers who are underserved and disenfranchised.  


The Community Health Department serves as an advocate for those individuals who are uninsured and without medical care. We screen for early detection of disease and link participants to medical care and mental health services. These services are a valuable part of increasing health and wellness within the community and strengthen our healing ministry of Jesus. 


Bring your passion, experience and humankindess in public health to serve others as a Community Health Advocate at Dignity Health California Hospital!


Position Summary:


The Community Health Advocate will provide program(s) to address mental health needs among the Centinela Valley residents in Los Angeles County.  The Health Advocate will implement programs, including but not limited to, Mental Health First Aid and 'Question, Persuade and Refer',  to increase awareness of mental health conditions and suicide prevention amongst youth, adults, and seniors.


The ideal candidate will have the ability to link participants to behavioral services, access to healthcare, Calfresh enrollment, as well as, other social determinants of health services.  The Health Advocate communicates to clients/patients the purpose of the program(s) and the impact they may have on their wellbeing.  Additionally, the Health Advocate will help patients identify socio-economic issues that affect their overall health and develop health/social management plans and goals.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • 2 years minimum experience as a health promoter and working/vouteering in the community.   
  • High School degree or its equivalency.  
  • Graduate of the Esperanza Community Housing Corporations Community Health Promoter Program or similar training program.
  • A valid California Drivers license use of a car and certificate of insurance.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred