Job Opportunities

Below is a list of current CHW positions from outside entities. If you have any questions regarding any of these positions, please contact the person listed on the position description or organization offering the job.


THR Community Resources Coordinator PRN

Community Resources Coordinator PRN will be responsible for helping patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors. This position supports the Texas Health Dallas SEARCH program through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach. As a priority, activity will promote, maintain, and improve the health of patients and their family. Provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs.

Hours:
PRN “as needed” variable hours

Location:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Education:
High School Diploma required and successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution preferred

Experience:
One year experience working in a community-based setting preferred

Skills and Abilities:
Written and oral fluency in Spanish and English required.
Experience working in a multicultural setting.
Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred.
Basic computer skills.
Understand the community served (community connectedness).
Good communication skills, such as listening well, and using language appropriately.
Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement and motivation to patients.
Ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams, including communicating with Texas Health Dallas Breast Center and Texas Health Wellness for Life Mobile Mammography teams.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for establishing trusting relationships with community members and their families while providing general support and encouragement. Exhibit excellent working relations with patients, visitors and staff, effectively communicating Texas Health Dallas’ mission.

Providing ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing and goal setting with patients/families. Follow-up with screening/diagnostic patients via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found. Help patients set personal goals, and attend appointments.

Assist patients with completing applications and registration forms. Conduct eligibility determination, enrollment and follow-up with uninsured patients. Provide referrals for services to community agencies as appropriate. Help patients connect with
transportation resources and give appointment reminders in special circumstances. Be knowledgeable about community resources appropriate to needs of patients/families.

Work closely with medical provider to help ensure that patients have comprehensive and coordinated care. Follow-up with patients should be continuous from initial identification through closure. Work cooperatively with other clinical personnel assigned to the same patient.

Job ID 100925 Apply at http://jobs.texashealth.org/


Cook  Children’s: Community Health Worker/Promotora (Neighborhood Clinics)

Department: CCPN NC-McCart

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: 39179

Job Details

Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) and/or Case Manager/Social Worker(s) and/or Therapist(s) in a CCPN Neighborhood Clinic practice setting. Primarily responsible for providing health education and family resource and support services to families/individuals and facilitates and organizes access to health and social services for an identified group of clinic patients. The Community Health Worker / Promotora’s focus will be to assist patients and their families in making healthy lifestyle choices that will lead to an improved quality of life and better personal health. Skillfully and consistently performs duties per established policy and procedure.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in healthcare or outreach activities required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • TX DSHS Community Health Worker / Promotora (es) certificate required.
  • National Certification from another state considered with TXDSHS obtained within 90 days.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation are necessary.

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Cook Children’s: Community Health Worker/Promotora (Neighborhood Clinics)

Department: CCHS Center for Children’s Health

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Flexible

Req Number: 39730

Job Details
Summary: 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 polices and procedures with skill and a focus to 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:

  • High School degree or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in managed care or outreach activities required.
  • Basic computer skills, to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • 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 a 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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Cook Children’s: Community Health Worker/Promotora (Neighborhood Clinics)

Department: CCPN NC-Northside

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: 39335

Job Details

Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) and/or Case Manager/Social Worker(s) and/or Therapist(s) in a CCPN Neighborhood Clinic practice setting. Primarily responsible for providing health education and family resource and support services to families/individuals and facilitates and organizes access to health and social services for an identified group of clinic patients. The Community Health Worker / Promotora’s focus will be to assist patients and their families in making healthy lifestyle choices that will lead to an improved quality of life and better personal health. Skillfully and consistently performs duties per established policy and procedure.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in healthcare or outreach activities required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • TX DSHS Community Health Worker / Promotora (es) certificate required.
  • National Certification from another state considered with TXDSHS obtained within 90 days.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation are necessary.

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Cook Children’s: Community Health Worker/Promotora (Neighborhood Clinics)

Department: CCPN NC-Renaissance

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Days

Hours: Days

Req Number: 39154

Job Details

Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) and/or nurse practitioner(s) and/or Case Manager/Social Worker(s) and/or Therapist(s) in a CCPN Neighborhood Clinic practice setting. Primarily responsible for providing health education and family resource and support services to families/individuals and facilitates and organizes access to health and social services for an identified group of clinic patients. The Community Health Worker / Promotora’s focus will be to assist patients and their families in making healthy lifestyle choices that will lead to an improved quality of life and better personal health. Skillfully and consistently performs duties per established policy and procedure.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma required.
Minimum 1-year experience in healthcare or outreach activities required.
Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
TX DSHS Community Health Worker / Promotora(es) certificate required.
National Certification from another state considered with TXDSHS obtained within 90 days.
Current CPR certification required.
Current valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation are necessary.

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Part Time Community Health Worker- Cornerstone Assistance Network/Charitable Clinic 

Cornerstone Assistance Network (CAN) is a faith based nonprofit organization that believes “Uniting with others in Christian love to meet the needs of people” enhances everyone’s lives. One area of service is our charitable clinic that provides comprehensive medical care to those with no insurance. This clinic provides Family Care as well as Specialty care to patients. The clinic is looking for a highly skilled Certified Community Health Worker to enhance the medical care provided.

Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma
  • Community Health Worker Training
  • 160 Hour State Approved Course
  • Current in State required CE
  • Strong knowledge of community resources
  • Strong cultural communication skills
  • Must demonstrate strong computer skills
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English and Spanish
  • Ability to develop and implement educational programs

Position begins Jan 1st.

If interested, please send resume to Lorene McCoy, lmccoy@canetwork.org


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 – Health & Human Services Comm

Community Care Worker I Determines needs and eligibility for Community Care for the Aged and Disabled (CCAD) services. Work involves conducting home visits, interviewing individuals who are older or have a disability, documenting information, determining need for services and developing service plans; verifying data, explaining program benefits and requirements, referring individuals for appropriate services, and assuring authorizations are registered in automated systems. Authorizes and monitors CCAD services to determine if services are meeting the individual’s needs.

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Community Health Worker – True Worth Clinical Svc

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.

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Community Health Worker – See, Test & Treat® Program – Part-Time, Temporary Grant Funded Opportunity

We are seeking a Community Health Worker (CHW) to act as a liaison and provide cultural mediation between the health care system, social services, and the community in support of the See, Test & Treat program. Duties include holding workshops and seminars periodically in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and also serve as the patient navigator for follow-up care in women who participate in See, Test & Treat events in Texas.

Shift/Schedule – Part-Time, Days, Evenings; up to 20 hours per month from August to December; must be able to attend See, Test & Treat event on Saturday, December 9, 2017

Hourly Rate: $20.00 (no benefits); plus local travel/mileage reimbursement and expenses incurred in support of the See, Test & Treat program specific to community outreach and educational activities (reimbursement based on provision of receipts and approval of expensed items)

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Social Work, Community Health, Healthcare
  • Experience working with federal and state regulatory agencies, professional and community groups preferred

Contact:   Please submit cover letter and resume to Dr. Jonathan Lam, Past President Vietnamese American Medical Association (VAMA), at doclam99@yahoo.com


JPS – Community Health Worker

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.

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/Specialized Training:
· Community Health Worker Certification required or will be required to obtain certification within 6 months of hire

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 El Centro College – CHW Instructor

El Centro College is currently seeking an experienced Community Health Care Worker Instructor with curriculum development experience to

  • Create and teach a certificate program
  • Be proficient in technology
  • Be available to utilize college resources and trainings

For additional information about the position, please contact Kim White at (214) 860 2228 or kwhite@dcccd.edu

 


Cook Children’s – Case Navigator/Save a Smile

The Cook Children’s Save a Smile program has a position available for a Case Navigator. This would be ideal for someone who is not CHW certified but wants to be. We will give you the experience and help you become a CHW after a year of employment. Also, current CHW students are welcome to apply!

QUALIFICATIONS:
· High School diploma or GED required.
· Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese AND English required.
· At least 1 year of experience in managed care or outreach activities preferred.
· Must be at least 21 years of age.
· CHW certification within one year of employment preferred.
· Current CPR certification preferred.
· Current, valid Texas driver’s license with clean driving record.
· Proof of automobile liability insurance (at level required by Cook Children’s) and have reliable transportation necessary for transporting children and families.

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North Texas Area Community Health Center – Community Health & Outreach Worker*

The Community Health Worker (CHW) will be a part of a team implementing a National Institute of Health funded research project titled METRIC: Measurement, Education and Tracking in Integrated Care: Strategies to Increase Patient Engagement and Reduce Mental Health Disparities among Hispanics. The CHW will be an essential member of the integrated healthcare team under the supervision of the Depression Care Manager, performing a variety of functions related to the engagement of patients and reduction of stigma associated with the treatment of depression. The primary focus will be to support patients’ self-management skills, problem solve, improve medication adherence, and to assure continued participation in clinical care. The CHW will also work together with NTACHC staff to provide community outreach in Tarrant county to increase awareness of all clinic services and locations.

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CCHS Center for Children’s Health CHW

Full-Time. Shift: Days. Hours: 8am-5pm
Req Number: 34237
Job Details:
Functions in collaborative practice with families, community agencies, volunteers and co-workers at Cook Children’s. Primarily responsible for providing Healthy Home education and family resources, support services to targeted children and families. Facilitates and organizes access to asthma trigger remediation in home and social services for an identified group of patients. The Community Health Worker I 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 personal health. Skillfully and consistently performs duties per established policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:
· High School diploma or GED required.
· TX DSHS Community Health Worker (CHW)/Promotora(es) certificate required.
· Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
· At least 1 year of experience in managed care or outreach activities required.
· Must be at least 21 years of age.
· Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Current CPR certification preferred.
· Current, valid Texas driver’s license with clean driving record.
· Proof of automobile liability insurance (at level required by Cook Children’s) and have reliable transportation necessary for transporting children and families.
· Maintain and present copy of insurance coverage during annual review.
· Take and pass Cook Children’s Defensive Driving course, once employed and annually to Check “box” on personal insurance coverage indicating that personal vehicle is used for work purposes.

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