BJC Careers


Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Job ID: 1172281
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Community Health Worker provides preventive health improvement services by working closely with interdisciplinary care team, internal/external agencies to address social determinants of health to improve the overall health and well-being of the child and family.


  • Work daily as a community liaison to identify gaps in care by assisting clients in accessing the necessary resources to remove barriers categorized as social determinants of health.
  • Provide referrals for appropriate services as needed by assisting in assessments/screenings or conducting follow-up care with patients in person, via phone, home visits and/or visits to other settings where clients are accessible.
  • Establish and maintain trusting relationships with clients on a daily basis to effectively work with an inter-disciplinary team, internal departments, and with community organizations.
  • Document and track ongoing activities, care plans, and results in an effective manner while strictly adhering to the policies and procedures in place.
  • Continuously communicate and expand knowledge of community resources, services and in the hospital or community based agencies the programs provided to reduce cultural and socio-economic barriers between the clients and institutions.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience

  • <2 years

  • Preferred Requirements

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer