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.


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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Baylor Scott & White Health CHW I Position – Behavioral Health Collaborative Care

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 literateThe 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 – Dallas, TX – Baylor University Medical Center
For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
Specialty/Department/Practice – Case Management
Shift/Schedule – Full Time – Monday – Friday

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

Apply Here


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/


Baylor Scott & White Health CHW I Position 

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

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 – Dallas, TX – Baylor University Medical Center

Apply Here


Baylor Scott & White Health CHW II Position 

The qualified candidate must be a trusted member  and have  close understanding of the ethnicity, language, socio-economic status, and life experiences of the community served. The CHW II  will assist people to gain access to needed services and build 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 II 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
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Location/Facility – Southern Sector Center
Specialty/Department/Practice – Community Health
Shift/Schedule – 8 am – 5 pm M – F (flexible to work some evenings or Saturday) 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

QUALIFICATIONS

– EDUCATION – H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

-EXPERIENCE – A minimum of 2 years experience required

-CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION –
Community Health Worker (CHW): CHW license by the Sate of Texas.

Primary Location: Southern Sector Health Initiative
Work Locations: Southern Sector Health Initiative 4500 Spring Ave Dallas 75210
Job: Outreach
Organization: Health – Clinical Other
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: No

Apply Here


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


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