Job Opportunities

Below is a list of current CHW positions from DFW employers. If you have questions regarding any of these positions, please contact the organization offering the job.


Community Health Worker (CHW)

Location: Parkland Health & Hospital, Dallas Healthy Start Program

Primary Purpose: Responsible for assisting case management and education staff in the delivery of services to enrolled program participants.

  • -Conducts community outreach and education.
  • Minimum Specifications Education:
  • High school diploma or GED.

Experience:

  • Must be able to complete the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) EPIC
  • Community -Health Worker Training within 90 days of employment at Parkland.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience: May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.


Community Health Worker I

Location: Dallas, Texas US

Requisition Number19008837
Dallas, Texas US
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.
The ideal Community Health Worker will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of the community the Community Health Worker will serve
  • Communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills that encourage relationship building with a diverse group
  • Capacity building and advocacy skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Location/Facility Dallas, TX
  • Specialty/Department/Practice Community Health Clinic
  • Shift/Schedule Open Monday-Friday (8am-5pm)
  • 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%
    • PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Medical Assistant experience Preferred
Bilingual Spanish/English highly preferred.

Community Health Worker I

Location: Dallas, Texas US

Requisition Number19011328
Dallas, Texas US
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.
The ideal Community Health Worker will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of the community the Community Health Worker will serve
  • Communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills that encourage relationship building with a diverse group
  • Capacity building and advocacy skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer literate

 

  • Location/Facility BSW community center – Dallas
  • Specialty/Department/Practice Community Health Worker I
  • Shift/Schedule Full time
  • 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 or GED equivalent
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Diabetes Peer PRN Dallas

Location: Dallas, Texas US

Requisition Number19009603
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/SchedulePRN; 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.

Click HERE to Apply


Denton Community Health Clinic
They are seeking for two bilingual CHWs who are seeking a position in a non-profit clinic working with low income populations. The Denton Community Health Clinic offers health services within an integrated health delivery system with an interdisciplinary team that is focused on the patient.
If you are interested, please contact Alice Masiarelli, RN, DNP, FACHW, CPH via email (alice@masciarelli.net) or telephone (940-600-7527).
The clinic is located at: 525 S. Locust St., Suite 200, Denton, TX 76201

Community Health Worker Float – Clinic – Dallas/Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White

The ideal candidate for the Community Health Worker I role is someone who has the following attributes:
  • Conduct needs assessments, develop patient plans, conduct and/or navigate patient to appropriate interventions designed to improve access to health care and/or health status.
  • Provide referral and linkage to follow-up services within the community and within BSWH
  • Following a defined protocol, conduct culturally appropriate skills building self-management education sessions on different topics for groups and individuals.
  • Teach basic concepts of health promotion, disease prevention, and self-management.
  • Location/Facility HTPN – Community Care Clinic
    For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
  • Specialty/Department/Practice Clinic and home visits
  • Shift/Schedule Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School diploma or GED equivalent
    • Medical Assistant’s or Certified Nursing Assistant’s encouraged to apply
    • Certified Community Health Worker preferred
    • Must be fluent in Spanish
    • Must be willing to partner with other CHW and conduct home visits in DFW

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Community Health Worker (bi-lingual Spanish)

Position Description:

If you are a Community Health Worker, bi-lingual (English/Spanish), that’s interested in a non-traditional role in the healthcare industry, please continue to review the responsibilities and requirements. This might be the right next step for you. Converging Health (CH) is looking for a Personal Health Assistant (PHA) to provide personalized coordination of healthcare services to selected covered individuals and their family members. The PHA will utilize a technology-driven approach to identify at-risk populations and work collaboratively with covered individuals to increase health awareness and implement strategies to drive member engagement, compliance with treatment plans, and improve healthcare and cost outcomes.

Key Qualifications:

  • Certification in Community Health, Degree in Healthcare or related field or other relevant healthcare experience such as behavioral health professionals, or clinical background, etc. with 5+ years experience preferred
  • Case management, diabetic educator, care coordination, social work background a plus
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Strong computer and technology skills
  • Ability to use sound judgment; possess a calm disposition and the ability to work collaboratively with various members of the employer and patient healthcare teams
  • Committed to health and safety
  • Desire to engage members and community partners in their health journey
  • Follow standard protocols for services and interventions, with potential to identify and co-create new protocols
  • Bilingual (Proficiency in Spanish) strongly preferred

Key Competencies include:

  • Listening and Communication
  • Customer (member) Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Driven
  • Collaboration
  • Motivating

If you are interested, please contact Donita Doubet via email:  Donita@converginghealth.com


Community Engagement Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Must be bi-lingual
  • Have reliable transportation during working hours to travel to multi-locations
  • Have a flexible work schedule
  • Computer skills a must
  • High School Diploma
  • Community Health Worker Certification

Job Responsibilities

  • Create opportunities in the community with co-sponsored forums, events and presentations to reach and educate the community on Brident Dental programs, to build awareness and enrollment into the dental clinics and plan, as well as increase patient foot traffic to the company’s local dental offices.
  • 80% of time will be speaking to individuals and informing them about the services
  • Actively lead efforts to increase patient foot traffic to the company’s local dental offices via outreach to community organizations (including churches, health organizations, and community support groups), local businesses, schools, residential facilities and employers, and Latin American Consulates in the region.
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately schedule, reschedule and/or cancel appointments for clinics as requested by the patient/client and in accordance with Western Dental’s Appointment Scheduling Policy.
  • Responsible for the enhancement of Brident  Dental’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations, such as Latin American Consulates, ethnic federations, Chambers of Commerce, schools, residential facilities, senior centers and local employers amongst region.
  • Build local promotional and engagement programs that encourage prospective patients and community members to tour the dental office, meet the office team, schedule appointments, or otherwise engage with the local office; and execute  promotional and engagement programs that encourage prospective patients and community members to tour the dental office, meet the office team, schedule appointments, or otherwise engage with the local office.
  • Develop and maintain outstanding relationships with referral sources within the service area and within other community agencies.
  • Responsible for initiating events in addition to identifying resources connected to community outreach programs that support the company’s core values, and increase patient visits for General, Orthodontic, and Specialty dentistry.
  • Will maintain and report accurate daily/weekly/monthly statistical records to track all individual productivity through the implemented department systems and spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for meeting monthly, quarterly, and annual goals as established by management.
  • Maintain professionalism and punctuality in keeping with the standards of the company.
  • Maintains and builds existing relationships with community leaders, business partners, community-based organizations, churches, schools, daycares, etc.
  • Attend all required meetings and training programs.
  • Delivers presentations, attends meetings and distributes educational materials to both current patients/members and potential patients/ members about the company services as well as retail products available.
  • Ensure local offices have the appropriate marketing materials and tools on hand and in-use.
  • Travel to determined territories to train and guide on engagement initiatives as necessary.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Outbound & Inbound calls

Western Dental – Brident offers a competitive benefits package designed to enhance the lives of our team members. Team members are eligible for benefits based on their full-time status.  

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401k plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Mileage

If you are interested, please contact Tina Gutierrez via email (tmgutierrez@brident.com).