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Community Health Worker

Company: Brazos Valley Community Action Agency
Location: College Station
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNew Position! HealthPoint is Growing!Employer Paid Benefits: $0 for employee only coverageMedical / Dental / Vision / STD / LTD / Life / AD & DTitle: Community Health WorkerProgram: HealthPoint – Barak LocationBeginning Salary: Based on ExperienceTravel: 5%Duties: Working in collaboration with patients and HealthPoint staff, the Community Health Worker serves as a member of the Care Management team and is responsible for identifying and supporting the needs of patients with high risk or complex medical, mental health, substance use disorder, and/or psychosocial problems through ongoing intervention and in-person/telephonic support. The Community Health Worker serves as a liaison between health/social services and patients to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. The Community Health Worker builds individual capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through outreach, education/ information, social support, advocacy, and access to resources including health insurance, food, housing, health care and information. They partner with patients to identify and remove barriers and support active participation in care plan activities to achieve optimal health outcomes.Education:Required:

  • Associates DegreePreferred:
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)Work ExperiencePreferred:
      • At least 2 years of community health experience.Required:
        • Knowledge of community resourcesLicenses, Certificates or Registration:Required:
          • CPR Certification must possess valid state Driver's license and automobile insurance with reliable transportation.Preferred:
            • CHW Certificate Covid-19 Vaccine Required

Keywords: Brazos Valley Community Action Agency, College Station , Community Health Worker, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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