Job Opportunities

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


Save a Smile program CHW, Cook Children’s

Location: Fort Worth, Texas, US

The Community Health Worker/Promotora functions in collaborative practice with families, community agencies, providers, volunteers, and co-workers at Cook Children’s as a part of the Center for Children’s Health (C4CH). The Community Health Worker/Promotora focuses on helping children and their families make healthy lifestyle choices that will lead to an improved quality of life and better personal health. Consistently performs duties per established policies and procedures with skill and a focus on detail. The Center for Children’s Health initiates, implements, and evaluates community health initiatives throughout the six county primary service area and takes an active role in collaborative community partnerships essential to Cook Children’s strategic plan and community benefit requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-year experience in managed care or outreach activities required.
  • Basic computer skills, to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint Language Skills
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or other language strongly preferred but not required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Acts in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.
  • Maintains a pleasant and flexible attitude/demeanor.
  • Self-starter, independent worker, highly motivated.
  • Requires routine travel in the six-county service area as assigned (primarily Tarrant County) (Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Wise, Denton).

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification

  • TX DSHS Community Health Worker (CHW) Promotora(s) certificate required or obtained within 12 months.
  • Must have current, valid Texas Driver’s License with clean driving record.
  • Private, reliable transportation capability.
  • Able to drive assigned CCHCS vehicle, if applicable, as an approved driver; Must be 21 years of age; take and pass Cook Children’s Defensive Driving course once employed, and annually thereafter.
  • If job appropriate, certification as technician in child passenger safety by Safe Kids/NHTSA required; May be obtained within first 6 months of hire.

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Diabetes Peer PRN Dallas

Location: Baylor Scott & White Health, Dallas, Texas US

Requisition Number 19009603
Dallas, Texas US
The Diabetes Peer will have a deep understanding of their community and its cultural mediator between their church/faith community, Dallas Health Wellness Institute (DHWI) and the Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH). The Diabetes Peer will work closely with the 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. The Diabetes Peer will be required to successfully complete State of Texas approved Community Health Worker (CHW) training program and obtain the Texas CHW certification within 6 months of hire. The ideal Diabetes Peer will be committed, dependable, adaptable, creative, resourceful, and will have a strong desire to help the community.
  • Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White – South Dallas Health & Wellness Institute
  • Specialty/Department/Practice Southern Sector Health Initiatives 
  • Shift/Schedule PRN; scheduled as needed
  • Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes:
    • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
  • High School diploma/GED Equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the geographic area, the community and its resources.
  • Cultural competency related to health practices.

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