Community Health Worker I-Part Time (College of Medicine) - (STA006235)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 04, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Helps move program efforts forward with the UH Community Health Worker (CHW) initiative by providing outreach, navigation and eligibility assistance for participants of various programs.

  1. Serves as point of contact between community/neighborhood and the UH CHW initiative.
  2. Establishes rapport with community members and families participating in the UH CHW initiatives.
  3. Recruits program participants for study.
  4. Conducts home/site visits to identify needs for services and provide information and referrals to diverse resources.
  5. Maintains case record documents providing thorough documentation in a timely manner.
  6. Serves as peer trainer for new or less experienced staff.
  7. Partners with CHWs and staff members to assist in contacting community members participating in UH initiatives.
  8. Adheres to policies and procedures of the organization and CHW Initiative programs.
  9. Maintains partnerships with community based organizations (local schools/ school districts or health and community non-profits or stakeholders in the CHWs community/neighborhood.Performs other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications :

High school and No experience

Education: Requires a basic knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and simple mathematical functions like percentages, ratios, etc. as might normally be acquired through attainment of a high school diploma or GED.

Experience: No experience required.

Certification/Licensing: Texas State Community Health Worker Certification obtained within at least the last 12 months.

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