Employment

Below is a list of current CHW positions from various DFW employers. If you’d like us to post your organization’s CHW job offering, please email us at info@dfwchw.org. Please make sure to check if these positions are still open. The DFW-CHW Association simply shares the information shared with us by affiliates, partners, and members.

If you have questions regarding any of these positions, please contact the organization offering the job directly.


OUTREACH COMM HEALTH WORKER – ACC-JPS

Job Description:

Description: The Outreach Community Health Worker (CHW) serves as a patient advocate and liaison between the patient/family and community partners to the residents of Tarrant County. This role also performs a variety of clinical and technical functions in patient care. The Outreach CHW will assist clinic leadership in all aspects of patient flow while maintaining a high quality of patient care in a compassionate manner. This job is also responsible for collaborating with community and civic leaders about Community Outreach Programs and JPS Health Network services and programs.

Typical Duties:

  1. Searches streets, under bridges, encampments, meal sites, shelters and other congregate sites to identify potential clients. Performs face-to-face assessments of clients.
  2. Conveys the purpose and services of a program to the user population and the benefit to the community.
  3. Establishes trusting relationships with patients while providing general support and encouragement.
  4. Performs complete data collection of patient and other various duties and direct care with regards to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, and pertinent history for complex, high-risk patients.
  5. Conducts intake interviews with patients, including enrolling and/or referring patients into programs; assists patients with completing applications and registration forms.
  6. Follows-up with patients via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found.
  7. Conducts eligibility determination, enrollment and follow-up with uninsured patients.
  8. Helps patients access resources or provide referrals to community agencies as appropriate for transportation, shelter, housing, food hygiene kits, social security benefits and other services as needed.
  9. Works closely with medical providers to ensure patients have comprehensive and coordinated care.
  10. Works cooperatively with other clinical personnel assigned to the same patient.
  11. Provides consistent communication to evaluate patient and family status, ensuring that provided information and reports clearly describe progress.
  12. Performs basic patient care testing with consideration for age and developmental stage and needs.
  13. Obtains and documents accurate and complete vital signs and patient chief complaint or concerns.
  14. Assists in preparing and maintaining mobile clinic readiness including but not limited to chart checks, maintaining neat, orderly, and supplied exam rooms and sets up for procedures as indicated.
  15. Documents accurately in medical records, on forms, and in the computer entering appropriate orders, patient charges, and/or other information.
  16. Consistently and appropriately maintains charges for all clinic visits.
  17. Completes and maintains all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
  18. Drives and operates the mobile unit in accordance with Acclaim Street Medicine policies.
  19. Ensures that all program applications submitted are complete with supporting documentation.
  20. Maintains a minimal error rate in accordance with established guidelines.
  21. Participates in quality improvement activities.
  22. Assists with scheduling appointments.
  23. Participates in team meetings.
  24. Completes special projects as assigned.
  25. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
1 plus year of experience in health care experience or community involvement.Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Successful completion of a DSHS Certified Community Health Worker Certification within 6 months of hire.
Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
Valid Texas Driver’s License in good standing.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: Current certification from a national registry as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA).

Location Address:
1412 May Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States

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CHW/Promotora – Cook Children’s Health System

Primarily responsible for providing preventative dental/health/safety education, family resources and support services to targeted children and families. Facilitates and organizes access to oral/medical health care and/or social services for an identified group of children/families. The Community Health Worker / Promotor(a)’s focus will be to assist children and their families in making healthy lifestyle choices that will lead to an improved quality of life and better overall health. Skillfully and consistently performs duties per established policies and procedures. Requires routine travel in Tarrant County with possible travel to neighboring counties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required; Associates preferred.
  • TX DSHS Community Health Worker (CHW)/Promotora(es) certificate required.
  • Required CE hours to maintain current CHW certification.
  • Ability to work autonomously with little supervision.
  • Familiarity with basic dental/medical/safety terminology.
  • Bilingual in English and another language preferred.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in coordinated care or outreach activities required.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification

  • Current CPR certification; or at least required within 90 days of employment.
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PRN Community Health and Wellness Peer – Baylor Scott & White

The Diabetes Peer has a deep understanding of their community and is a cultural mediator between their church/faith community and the Baylor Scott & White Health system. They work closely with Community Health and Diabetes Educators to provide basic diabetes and health education, informal counseling and self-management support that is culturally appropriate to their specific setting.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION – H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
  • EXPERIENCE – Less than 1 Year of Experience
  • This is a PRN role (no more than 28 hours/week), REQUIRED!
  • MS Office knowledge, A PLUS!!!
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, A PLUS!!!

APPLY NOW!


Community Health Worker I – PRN Dallas, Baylor Scott & White 

10 CHW Positions Available

A Community Health Worker (CHW) I is a liaison and provides cultural mediation between the health care system, social services, and the community. A CHW I is a trusted member, and has a close understanding of, the ethnicity, language, socio-economic status, and life experiences of the community served. A CHW I assists people to gain access to needed services and builds individual, community and system capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, patient navigation and follow-up, community health education and information, informal counseling, social support, advocacy, and participation in clinical research.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION – H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
EXPERIENCE – Less than 1 Year of Experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION – Community Health Worker (CHW): CHW license by the Sate of Texas.

APPLY NOW!

 


Fort Worth will begin hiring part-time vaccine site assistants to staff community clinics.

  • Pay is $15 per hour, and the assistants will work for up to 10 months.
  • Up to 100 positions are available.
  • These positions will not administer vaccines.
  • These positions will support all other roles, which may include registration, recordkeeping, customer service, site cleanliness and general vaccination site support.

Vaccine site assistants will be assigned to clinics at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex or Farrington Field in support of COVID-19 operations and will be expected to maintain a work schedule of at least 20 hours a week with the opportunity to work up to 40 hours per week.

Assistants fluent in Spanish are preferred.

Apply for the vaccine assistant position online. 

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Cancer Care Services is Hiring a Programs-Community Health Worker!

Community Health Workers (CHW) build trusting relationships with community partners and individuals in targeted populations in order to increase utilization of Cancer Care Services’ programs, as well as increase equal access to cancer-related care. CHW’s work closely with health care providers, social service agencies, the faith community, civic leaders, and other groups that serve at-risk populations.

Please see document below for complete job description.

PROGRAMS – Community Health Worker.docx

APPLY HERE!

 


 FREE Certified CHW CEs: COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course!

Complete one of the most widely used Contact Tracing courses across the country for free AND receive certified continuing education!

See the flyer for more information!

The DFW-CHW Association is advocating for incorporating CHWs into the COVID-19 public health response through contact tracing and education efforts.
Once you complete the course, let us know if you are interested in getting connected to hiring agencies.
The DFW-CHW Association has been in contact with Dr. Gurley, Johns Hopkins instructor for the course, who has expressed her support for CHW training.
Please feel free to share with your CHW contacts!


The DFW-CHW Association is Hiring CHWs!

Join our CEAL Project Team!
We are hiring 10 CHWs to join our CEAL project team. See attached flyers for more information. If you have any questions about the project please contact us at info@dfwchw.org.

 

Apply Now: https://forms.gle/scvfX5W5mzoTjHWR7


North Texas Behavioral Health Authority Community Health Care Worker Position

Job details
Job Type
Full-time
Full Job Description
Community Health Worker (CHW)

Role Summary:

CHW is responsible for assisting in delivery of services that address the social determinants of health, and bridging gap between communities, individuals and providers. Conducts community outreach and education.

Requirements:

  • Must have:
  • Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) CHW certification or obtain within 6 months
  • May be licensed or certified in the following domains:
  • Recovery Coaches, Peer Support, Licensed Chemical Dependency
  • Counselors (LCDC), Licensed Nurses or medical staff, Social Workers or other substance use

Related fields.

  • Meet the competencies to become a DSHS Certified Community Health Worker (if not already certified)
  • Preferred minimum of one (1) years of experience in one or more of the following:
  • Substance use outreach;
  • Substance use intervention; or
  • Substance use treatment
  • Preferred minimum of one (1) year of experience in at least two (2) of the following:
  • Working with prison populations;
  • Working with individuals experiencing housing instability;
  • Working with individuals with Substance Use Disorders (SUD), HIV/STDs, and/or behavioral health issues;
  • Community health work;
  • Ability to maintain and operate company vehicle

Job Duties:

  • Spends, at minimum, ninety-five percent (95%) of work time delivering direct participant services in the field.
  • Position calls for extensive travel, you should expect to be on the road traveling to and from locations when not engaging in the community. 5% – 20% or more could be required travel time.
  • Increase linkage and retention in substance use, mental health, and medical services for Texas residents living with substance use disorders (SUD)
  • Address behavioral health disparities in the program service area.
  • Increase opportunities for substance users, including opioid users, to reduce harms related to substance use.
  • Help individuals address medical needs
  • Help individuals who desire change to build a foundation for their recovery
  • Keep track of services being provided
  • Complete task as needed to fulfill job responsibilities
  • Create, analyze, prepare, and maintain records, files, documents, reports, and correspondence.
  • Identify and facilitate solutions for recognized problems.
  • Use effective written and oral communication skills with individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Constructively and efficiently work with other professionals and staff, community representatives, persons with disabilities, and family members.
  • Develop effective inter- and intra-team relationships to encourage and support communication among various organizations.
  • Identify and assist vulnerable individuals and/or individuals with complex and unmet SUD needs in underserved populations.
  • Provide referrals to OSAR, NTBHA SUD network providers, NTBHA MH network providers, medical and community resources, assists with patient access to community and governmental based service agencies.
  • Educate and encourage individuals and communities with adopting healthy behaviors; providing information on available resources; promoting preventative care and screenings, etc.
  • Engage in ongoing education and professional growth, with the guidance and in collaboration with the supervisor, by attending inservice sessions, department meetings, workshops, and reading magazines or journals to keep abreast of current trends in the field. Integrates knowledge gained into current work practice, with support of supervisor

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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JPS Community Health Worker Position

Req #: 14946
Category: SUPPORT SERVICES
Division: Quality
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift:
Hours:
Compensation Type: Hourly
Facility:John Peter Smith Hospital
Location: 1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX

Job Description:
The Community Health Worker serves as a patient advocate and liaison between the patient/family and community partners to the residents of Tarrant County. This job is responsible for collaborating with community and civic leaders about Community Outreach Programs and JPS Health Network services and programs. The Community Health Worker will conduct activities including recruiting participants and facilitating self-management, nutrition, psychosocial support groups and physical activity sessions according to State approved curriculum.

Typical Duties:

  1. Conveys the purpose and services of a program to the user population and the benefit to the community.
  2. Establishes trusting relationships with patients and their families while providing general support and encouragement.
  3. Conducts intake interviews with patients, including enrolling and/or referring patients into programs; assists patients with completing applications and registration forms.
  4. Follows-up with patients via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found.
  5. Conducts eligibility determination, enrollment and follow-up with uninsured patients.
  6. Provides referrals for services to community agencies as appropriate.
  7. Helps patients connect with transportation resources and provides appointment reminders in special circumstances.
  8. Works closely with medical providers to ensure patients have comprehensive and coordinated care.
  9. Works cooperatively with other clinical personnel assigned to the same patient.
  10. Provides consistent communication to evaluate patient and family status, ensuring that provided information and reports clearly describe progress.
  11. Ensures that all program applications submitted are complete with supporting documentation.
  12. Maintains a minimal error rate in accordance with established guidelines.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
1 plus year of experience in health care experience or community involvement.
1 plus year of experience creating and maintaining databases and reports for state grant funding.
Required Licensure/Certification:Community Health Worker Certification required or will be required to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.

Location Address:
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

To apply please visit the employer’s site at:https://jobs.jpshealthnet.org/job/11280268/community-health-worker-fort-worth-tx/


Crossroads Community Services CHW Supervisor Position

Beginning in December, you will supervise a team of 8-10 recently certified Community Health Workers (CHWs). This position has been funded up to 240 hours of employment. Days and hours of employment can be flexible and may include evenings and weekends. This position should expect to work 5-10 hours per week (up to 240 hours).

In this role, you will supervise a team that helps prevent hunger and improve health by providing education and assistance to Dallas County residents living South of Interstate-30. Your main responsibilities include 1) Schedule twice-weekly briefs and debriefs with your team; 2) Provide ongoing training and support; and 3) Track CHW progress with clients and report to Community Relations Manager. Given the ongoing pandemic, all activities will be conducted virtually, via telephone or internet (e.g., Zoom)

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ experience managing and supervising hourly employees or CHWs
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Lived within the Dallas local community for 2+ years
  • Knowledge of culture and values of Dallas community
  • Have access to a workspace with computer and high-speed internet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Community Health Worker
  • At least 1-year experience in health, healthcare, nutrition, community advocacy, or community services
  • Must be able to lift 10 lbs. unassisted
  • Experience with Social Media platforms and computer systems, including web-based applications (e.g., Zoom, Dropbox) and some Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, and Word

Job Functions for Community Health Worker Supervisor:

  • Supervise a team of 8-10 staff Community Health Workers.
  • Accomplishes program objectives by supervising staff and organizing and monitoring work processes
  • Maintains staff by orienting and training employees and developing personal growth opportunities
  • Provide guidance and oversight to staff as needed
  • Track and report staff effort and hours; monitor, appraise, and report job results to staff and management
  • Communicate regularly with staff and management about staff performance, program objectives, and opportunities for improvement
  • Provide quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards
  • Assist with administrative, supportive, or other duties as requested

Other:

  • Maintain client confidentiality following all pertinent guidelines
  • Adhere to all Crossroads Community Services policies, procedures, and standards as outlined in the employee handbook

To Apply:

For questions, contact Katie Peters at 214-560-2511 ext. 202 or email kpeters@ccsdallas.org


DFW-CHW Association is not responsible and bears no liability for the content in the job application description or links. Please contact the employer(s) directly with any questions.

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