Job Title:  Community Health Worker
Division:  Pediatrics
Work Arrangement: 
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range :  $37,147 - $45,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18703
Job Description: 

Summary

The Community Health Worker (CHW) will be working in the Division of Pediatrics-Public Health on a 1- year research grant to test the effectiveness of a tool called the Family CARE Portfolio. The Family CARE Portfolio is an organizational, executive functioning tool designed to help families: Coordinate care, Advocate for themselves, Record important information & feel Empowered to take charge of their health and well-being. This study will be evaluating it's effectiveness among CHWS with pregnant/postpartum populations. The CHW will recruit participants from a clinic and assist them with care coordination and accessing community resources. 

 

The standard work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, but hours may vary.

Job Duties

  • 70% - Direct Service:
    • Helps participants connect with resources in their area and assists with applications for eligible programs.
    • Documents all activities, service plans, and results.
    • Maintains confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines in regards to patient information.
  • 15% - Recruitment & Consent:
    • Recruits families from target clinic.
    • Explains the study and assists families during the consenting process.
  • 10% - Research Activities:
    • Collects research data and enters the data into the research databases.
    • Attends research meetings.
  • 5% - Community Outreach:
    • Develops relationships with community organizations and facilitates a warm hand off to families.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years of relevant experience in health/social services.

Position-Specific Requirements

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
  • Community Health Worker Certification.
Requisition ID:  18703