Position Description

Community Health Worker- Sinai Health- Chicago
Location Chicago, IL
Job Function Healthcare - Clinical
Employer Name Sinai Health System
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About Sinai Health System

Located on Chicago’s West and Southwest Side, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.

The entities of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative, community-based health, research and social service programs. We focus our collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. With our team of dedicated caregivers, Sinai Health System is committed to building stronger, healthier communities.

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Summary of Job

Under the direction of the CHW supervisor, the CHW is responsible for providing and coordinating health education and disease management education, assisting individuals with navigating the health and social care systems, and providing case management services (under supervision). The CHW will work within an interdisciplinary team and will serve as a bridge between the patient and the medical system by building trusting relationships with community members served by the health center or program(s). Home visits may be required for some interventions. The position is grant funded. SUHI is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate CHW candidate who meets job requirements outlined below.


Position Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Two years of health education experience preferred
  • Candidates residing in a South Side community are preferred
  • Passion for and dedication to working with community members and providers
  • Punctual, reliable and willing to learn
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial and health equity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred


The pay range for this role is $18.85- $32.80.



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