Community HealthNet Health Centers is currently looking for patient-focused, high-energy, and well-rounded Associates to join our team. This page contains a list of current job opportunities.

*Community HealthNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


Community Health Worker - Behavioral Health (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Come join our growing Healthcare Employee Team! Community HealthNet, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center Organization (FQHC), with 6 health centers in Lake County, Indiana, only 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, is looking to employ full-time Community Health Workers to join our integrated patient care team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform proactive outreach to identify potentially eligible clients/patients
  • Responsible for proactive identification of clients and patients with depression, anxiety, diabetes, or other chronic health conditions to connect, coordinate and provide needed services and self-management support.
  • Engage clients/patients to help them move from a passive role to an active role in their health.
  • Utilize PRAPARE to address patients’ social determinates of health.
  • Function in a multidisciplinary team environment to implement evidence-based care for youth and adult primary care patients.
  • Proactively monitors population/caseload to meet treatment intensification guidelines.
  • Use effective engagement strategies to build a trusting relationship with patients and family members for ongoing partnership.
  • Facilitate patient access to information, including formal and informal support systems, web-based, and print information.
  • Make appropriate referrals to health and social service agencies. Referrals may include application assistance and client advocacy within the CHN organization and/or to external organizations.
  • Develop, manage, and facilitate support groups as needed.
  • Assist patients in obtaining medications through prescription assistance programs and other means.
  • Provide behavioral health screenings and perform vital signs assessments, as needed, under the supervision of a licensed medical provider (training will be provided).
  • Maintain appointments with patients/clients to provide them and their families with support and education.
  • Participate in training, continuing education and certification programs.
  • Function as a primary point of contact for some clients/patients.
  • Proficiently use and maintain an Electronic Health Record and/or registry for population management, including active follow-up for enrolled patients.
  • Systematically review the caseload with the care team each week, focusing on new patients/clients and/or patients/clients who have not adequately improved as expected.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Social or Human Services, Bachelor's preferred
  • Two years related experience preferred, or combination of education and experience;
  • Certification as a Community Health Worker or the ability and willingness to be trained and certified as a Community Health Worker Required
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

Community HealthNet offers the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Eligible: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, EAP, Paid Time Off

Qualified candidates who wish to apply for the position should submit a resume and cover letter to