Community Health Worker

in Dallas, TX

Community Health Worker Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24007170

  • Job Location

    Dallas, TX 75246, US

  • Job Category

    Shared Services

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

JOB SUMMARY

**Candidate must be local to Dallas/Fort Worth Regions. This is a hybrid role and must be willing to go onsite to DFW clinics if needed**

The Community Health Worker 1 delivers community health services in the areas of needs assessments, referral services, client education, documentation and diversity education.

Location: Hybrid - candidate must be local to the Dallas/Fort Worth area

Setting: Case Management

Schedule: FT Monday-Friday

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Assists clients in gaining access to needed services and increasing health knowledge and self-sustainment while also learning how to best utilize available tools and services (e.g., outreach, patient navigation and follow-up, community health education and information, informal counseling, etc.) in order to effectively serve our clients. Assists with referrals and linkage to follow-up services within the community and within the Organization.
  • Assists with needs assessments and the development of patient plans.
  • Conducts culturally appropriate skills building self-management education sessions on different topics for groups and people. Builds knowledge of the ethnicity, language, socio-economic status and life experiences of the community served.
  • Learns and assists in teaching basic concepts of health promotion, disease prevention, and self-management.
  • Obtains basic vital signs, measures height and weight, conducts point of care testing.
  • Administers evaluation tools to assess program effectiveness.
  • Assists in documenting plans, goals, education and follow-up in a timely manner, utilizing concurred upon documentation standards.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Knowledge of the community to be served.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that encourage relationship building with a diverse group.
  • Requires the capacity building and advocacy skills.
  • Teaching skills preferred.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Skilled in the use of computers and related software applications.
  • Ability to administer evaluation tools to assess program effectiveness.
  • Ability to conduct needs assessments, develop patient plans, conduct and navigate patient to appropriate interventions.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
      &nbspCommunity Health Worker (CHW): CHW license by the State of Texas.

Job Skills

  • community health
  • health promotion
  • client education
  • capacity building
  • navigation
  • software applications

 

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