Community Health Worker II HRSA

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Community Health Worker II HRSA

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

College of Medicine Business Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”



Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for an Community Health Worker II  to serve as a member of the Primary Care & Population Health  team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of community health experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Job Description Summary: The Community Health Worker II is responsible for collaborating with community resource centers in rural areas to create a directory of all resources available to pregnant and postpartum women, including those with IPV, and conduct chart reviews to ensure patients receive the available resources, and participate in interdisciplinary team huddle for the most complex patients to ensure all needs are met. They will also provide direct patient education surrounding obesity, nutrition during pregnancy and diabetes education.

This position is funded from grant and/or contract funding which is renewed under the provisions of the grantor of the contract. This position, therefore, is contingent upon continuation of funding of these grants and/or contracts and your satisfactory job performance.

Required Education:

  • Associates degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Four years of related experience in public health, health outreach, and education.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, write English and Spanish. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Knowledge of health care education.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Preferred Experience:
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

  • Four years of related experience in public health, health outreach and education.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Travel is required

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in a clinical setting, specifically with obstetrics.

Job Responsibilities:

Health Education

  • Provides education and counsels individuals, families, and/or groups in health promotion and disease prevention programs.

Patient Coordination & Clinical Support

  • Coordinates appointments, ensuring that appropriate medical records are available.
  • Facilitates and coordinates services between health care providers.
  • Communicates with patients, serving as a liaison between clinic physicians, staff, patients, and outside providers.
  • Assists clinical support staff in the flow of patients within the clinical environment.

Patient Outreach and Recruitment

  • Participates in patient recruitment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Plans, organizes, drives to and participates in community outreach events, health fairs, workshops, and county-based events.
  • Focuses efforts on diverse populations, utilizing bilingual communication skills.
  • Provides assistance to patients seeking financial, healthcare and other social and/or community support services.
  • Continuously expands knowledge and understanding of community resources and service programs provided.

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

In accordance with the  federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at Texas A&M University may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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