Bilingual - Health Promoter

at Ascension Health in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


+ Department Name: Ambulatory Care Management

+ Work Schedule: Full-time weekdays, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

+ Center Name: Ascension Alexian Bros Health Center

+ Location: Chicago, IL

Health Promoter – Lead Wellness Operation

Must be bilingual.

This position is not remote.

MA experience is preferred but not required.


Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Lead all aspects of operations for health and wellness events.

+ Coordinate logistic requirements for events including scheduling, booking space, equipment, and educational materials.

+ Determine appropriate staff and contract service providers based on type of event and expected registration.

+ Communicate with clients to ensure their needs are met and events are successful.

+ Monitor the quality and efficiency of event operations and implement improvements as indicated.

+ Monitor and/or conduct education and health activities at events.



+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate’s degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

+ 1 year of experience.

Additional Preferences

additional preferences - Performs telephonic outreach to UHH participants. Examples include but are not limited to: o Contacts patients who’ve been in the ER to make sure they have a follow-up plan and assists them in finding a provider if needed o Contacts Health Center patients with gaps in care, encouraging them to do what’s needed and assists them in scheduling care if needed (e.g. mammograms) o Contacts participants regarding vaccine education – Attends workplace onsite events to educate participants about benefits, promote the Health Center, distribute health education, locate providers, and encourage participants to seek care – Participates in Care Coordination huddles where the team reviews cases and develops follow-up plans for patients requiring further assistance – Assists at Health Center, including but not limited to: o Performs front desk work (answering phones, scheduling appointments) if MA is occupied or out of the office o Performs all MA work if trained and MA is out of the office and another replacement is not available o Collects and summarizes Patient Satisfaction at Health Center by texting the survey link to patients right after their appointment and compiling the results of the patient satisfaction surveys on a quarterly basis o Makes referrals to UHH programs, like the Diabetes program and Healthier Me (virtual diabetes self-management group workshops). – Additional duties as requested by the UHH Participant Engagement Supervisor to include, but not limited to, special projects, community outreach, home visits, etc. – Position is primarily based at the Health Center and may travel to local worksites in the Chicago area about once a week. It is possible, but not guaranteed, that there may be one day of work from home if desired depending on the type and amount of outreach work available.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) (\EEOC\KnowYourRights\10\20.pdf) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) (\EEOC\KnowYourRightsSp\10\20.pdf) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (\%20English\formattedESQA508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job Posting: JC240343347

Posted On: May 17, 2023

Updated On: Jun 08, 2023

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