Attention Certified CHWs,
Under direct supervision, responsible for assisting individuals and communities with adopting healthy behaviors by establishing trusting relationships with patients and their families while providing general support and encouragement. Promotes and facilitates use of health care and social service systems.
Are you looking for employment?
Take a look at RAICES in San Antonio, a number of positions are a good match for the skills you have as a certified CHW.
Two positions are available at IHPR
Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing UT Health San Antonio Primary Care patients with education, support, and navigation services that are tailored to patient’s identified needs and health profile. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that patient’s receive safe, quality, and valuable, patient-centered support by collaborating with members of the Population Health Team.
To apply and to learn more about this position, please follow the link below.
Maximus is hiring in the Lubbock, Abilene and Midland areas for CHW (CSR Outreach) . These are home based positions so check the counties covered by each position. Please help us recruit for these areas. Interested candidates can apply at www.maximus.com
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The Hope International for Community Development (HICD) is a faith based organization. Our mission is to assist the poor with sustainable programs to progress. Our clients include needy individuals, refugees and families from the community. Current programs offered by HICD includes: Hunger ministry, job placement, and social service assistance. The Agency also offers referral services, and works to educate the community about various welfare resources. The Hunger ministry is done with the partnership of local churches and from 2011 each year HICD has distributed food to 2000 individuals. Through the Hurricane Harvey Project we have provided food, basic needs and rental assistance to several evacuees. The HICD Founder Samuel Rajkumar works as Director of the agency. A Board of Directors with 6 volunteer members guides the HICD.
We are partners with Health Collaborative HUB Navigators Program as Care Coordination Agencies (CCAs) to provide face-to-face visits and community care coordination to identify and remedy the social influencers of health. The Hope International for Community Development (HICD) as one of the Care Coordination Agencies (CCA), in combination with other entities under contract with the HUB, will provide this community based care coordination using the Pathways model and systems by hiring a Community Health Worker as Navigator. The HUB is designed to coordinate the effort to engage adult, pediatric and pregnant individuals at risk for poor health and social outcomes. The HUB aims to improve health and social outcomes for enrolled community members.
Duties and Deliverables through Navigator’s (CHW) work:
The CCA shall, subject to the direction of the HUB and the HUB’s Quality Assurance Manual:
1. Hire and maintain a Texas State certified Community Health Workers (CHWs) fully dedicated to community care coordination through the Pathways model;
2. Supervise CHW fully dedicated to the HUB;
3. Provide timely and appropriate supervision of home visits and related documentation;
4. Identify at-risk underserved individuals within the identified populations and enroll them as care coordination clients through the HUB;
5. Provide home visiting based community care coordination consistent with National Pathways Community HUB Certification requirements;
6. Connect clients with evidenced based interventions associated with specific Pathways.
7. Track its service to clients using Pathways to document progress and outcomes in the HUB’s data system;
8. Maintain all client data in compliance with all applicable requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and all regulations promulgated there under (including (but not limited to) the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security Rule) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (“HITECH”) and all regulations promulgated there under;
9. Enter into a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement with the HUB, and with any other entity with which it shares client data;
10. Modify its consent/release of information agreement, to be signed by clients to authorize the required sharing of personal health information (PHI) throughout the HUB and its affiliates. The HUB will review CCA’s consent documents and advise as to any modifications necessary, to be in compliance with HUB requirements;
11. Secure proper authorization, in writing or electronically secure, from clients prior to the gathering of client PHI;
12. Transmit to the HUB, within 48 hours, properly executed client consent authorization;
13. Complete service documentation for HUB quality improvement review and billing within expected timelines. These include 48-hour minimum for CHW documentation and 48 hours for completed supervisor documentation.
14. Attend HUB training and all required continuing education and training meetings provided by the HUB for both CHW and supervisor;
15. Participate in other community events, as defined by the HUB, and serve to represent the local HUB at meetings no more than an average of two times per month;
16. Provide representation on the HUB Community Advisory Board to promote the growth and further development of the HUB and expand the positive outcome impact within the service region;
17. Maintain human resource policies and procedures in compliance with HUB operational requirements;
18. Perform quality improvement and participate in quality assurance activities of the HUB;
19. Work and innovate, collaboratively and respectfully, with other HUB CCAs and direct service providers to transform health and reduce risks faced within the communities served; and
20. Comply with all HUB operational standards as described in the Quality Assurance Manual.
Pay: Around $12/per hour up to 20 hrs per week
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Two Part-time Community Health Worker openings are now posted on the City of San Antonio website! Looking for someone who wants a flexible, part-time schedule – up to 20 hours per week.
Community Health Worker
- Job Summary
- Under general direction, the Community Health Worker will work under the supervision of the Healthy Neighborhoods Program Coordinator and Healthy Neighborhoods Team Leader on grant deliverables related to childhood obesity prevention strategies. The Community Health Worker will provide health education and community engagement leadership in a community setting in San Antonio. The Community Health Worker will be responsible for working collaboratively with other grassroots organizers and community leaders, providing health education and community organizing presentations to groups, and supporting local health initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for improving health outcomes in low income communities of color, the ability to promote a positive work environment through collaboration and teamwork, and will have experience in community organizing and health promotion. Exercises no supervision.
This position is a “grant funded” position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
- Essential Job Functions
- Employs strategic community building and organizing techniques to engage key internal and community stakeholders around health issues and health equity, including grassroots community based organizations, health centers, schools, community leaders, and community members.
- Identifies or connects members of high-risk or otherwise targeted groups, such as members of minority populations, low-income populations, or people experiencing homelessness.
- Help community members understand health information and connect to health resources in a culturally appropriate way.
- Provides feedback to public health providers about how to make their services more accessible or culturally appropriate.
- Refers community members to needed health and social services.
- Provides health education or otherwise disseminate medical or dental health information to school groups, community groups, or targeted families or individuals, in a manner consistent with cultural norms.
- Collects information from individuals about the general health of community members.
- Works with individuals and communities to identify priority health needs.
- Maintains updated community engagement records with plans, notes, or related information.
- Advocates for individual or community health needs with government agencies or health service providers.
- Attends community meetings or health fairs to understand community issues and build relationships with community members.
- Follows up with community members by phone or in person about health referrals.
- Distributes flyers, brochures, or other informational or educational documents to inform members of a targeted community.
- Performs related duties and fulfill responsibilities as required.
- Job Requirements
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
- Two (2) years of experience working as a Community Health Worker (CHW), health educator, community outreach worker, or community organizer.
- This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License OR a valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
- Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the San Antonio’s Cash-Handling Certification Training.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish.
- Community Health Worker Certification.
- Experience working with vulnerable populations.
- Experience with community organizing.
- Experience providing health education to a diverse range of group types.
- Experience providing physical activity or fitness classes.
- If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
- Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
- Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
- Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
- Physical requirements include frequent lifting/carrying up to 5 pounds and occasional lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, and walking to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily in a community-based environment and an office environment.
- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of programs and services provided by governmental and non- governmental organizations that work to improve the health of the community.
- Knowledge of basic public health issues, methods and principles.
- Knowledge of social skills demonstrative of empathy and support.
- Skill in interpersonal, community building, and conflict mediation.
- Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
- Ability to facilitate meetings in either community or home settings.
- Ability to successfully manage competing demands.
- Ability to work within a team environment and work collaboratively to accomplish common goals and objectives.
- Ability to share information to professionals and the public using a variety of approaches.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to plan, organize, and implement educational programs.
Healthy Start is hiring!
Under general direction, is responsible for entry level professional community health work in one of several public health programs. Serves as a liaison between health and social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural proficiency of service delivery and work to improve health equity. Conducts outreach to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health.
Patient Navigation Position
Company: Nix Health System, LLC
Function: 1115 Waiver
Supervisor: Patient Navigation Supervisor
Job Title: Patient Navigator FLSA
Date Created/Updated: March 19, 2019
Primary Purpose – Provides all navigation assistance for 1115 Waiver program.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Complete real time patient assistance in the hospital, Emergency Department and office walk-ins.
With social resources and screenings, follow up appointments, post discharge plans and education.
Creates and executes readmission prevention plan for enrolled patients.
Promotes Nix Health services and providers when appropriate.
Maintains and updates Patient Navigation Database; utilizes daily reports to evaluate admissions and track frequent utilizers.
Problem solves issues, gathers data and provides information as necessary.
Participates in daily safety huddles and monthly staff meetings as necessary.
Participates in organizational process improvement and continued regulatory compliance for continued improvement in patient outcomes.
Maintains current knowledge in best practices, organizational policies and procedures in social determinants of health and community health.
Completes special projects and other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements Experience:
1. Cognitive skills as related to position.
2. Proven independent judgement with effective outcomes.
3. Strong attention to detail, proficient writing skills and strong communication skills.
4. Strong customer service with proven team building skills.
• High school diploma or equivalent Preferred Skills/Qualifications
• Current Certified Community Health Worker • Bilingual preferred OSHA Risk Factor Code
• Category III: Low risk to infection from blood or blood products. Physical Requirements
• Frequent lifting in excess of 30 lbs.
• Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling and lifting with turning.
Interested parties can apply at https://www.nixhealth.com/Careers.aspx
Title: Manager, Family Navigator
Immediate Supervisor: Vice President, Grants
Exemption Status: E
BASIC JOB SUMMARY The Family Navigator Manager is a grant-supported position funded by the Military Families and Veterans Pilot Prevention (MFVPP) Program from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The Family Navigator will determine areas of high need for military case management and work with local organizations that provide parenting and parenting intervention (childfocused) services to military members, their families, and veterans.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct targeted outreach initiatives and participate in events that will generate community awareness of program initiative.
- Provide support to the Vice President of Grants in the staffing and facilitation of monthly supervisor meetings and all reporting requirements.
- Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy regarding human service issues and project a non-judgmental attitude towards individual requiring assistance.
- Community liaison for Bexar county school districts, Joint Base San Antonio, and United Way agencies • Work directly with United Way’s Mission United Military Navigators
- Work directly with United Way’s other state grants and grant subcontractors to strengthen and sustain comprehensive family support systems.
- Be trained and cleared into the DFPS PEIRS system to conduct data entry support as requested.
- Provide follow-up services to 211 calls from Military families that request additional support
- Other duties as assigned to insure project implementation.
- College degree in related field.
- A minimum of two years related work experience.
- Military experience or experience working with military families preferred. SPECIAL SKILLS
- Ability to work independently and with others to resolve issues and maintain composure and professionalism in an environment of changing and/or multiple priorities
- Strong organizational skills, be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and execute in a high-volume environment.
- Ability to build and maintain positive relationships that promote cooperation and collaborative work with United Way funded agencies and Bexar county community.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, must be able to conduct community presentations, and build new partner relations.
- Ability to work with manage a wide variety of populations and personalities with respect, compassion and dignity.
- Preference given to applicants with military background and/or access privileges to military installations.
- Ability to manage time efficiently and work independently with minimum supervision
- Flexibility in work schedule to include some evenings and weekend.
Send resumes and/or inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted until 3/26/19
Hello to All,
Forwarding the message below.
Healthy Futures of Texas currently has an open position for a C-PREP Health Educator I. I’ve attached a copy of the job posting for your reference. If you have any questions, please feel free to send me an email or give me a call and I’ll be more than happy to assist.
Terri Contreras, BA | Administrative Assistant
Healthy Futures of Texas
2300 W. Commerce St, Ste. 212
San Antonio, TX 78207
o. (210) 223-4589 | c. (210) 392-3658
Healthy Futures of Texas (HFTX) Job Description: Health Educator I Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program (C-PREP) Grant Non-Exempt Position
Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family.
JOB TITLE: Health Educator I REPORTS TO: Program Director for the HFTX C-PREP Grant
JOB SUMMARY: This full-time position is responsible for collaborating with and providing training/technical assistance for community college staff and students, and participating community agencies, to achieve the objectives of the HFTX C-PREP Alamo Colleges project.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • In consultation with the Program Director, assists in the coordination of young adult health education in community colleges • Facilitates and delivers group presentations on teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted diseases (STIs), and related topics • Provides training and technical assistance to college personnel and participating agencies • Conducts participant outreach and recruitment for the C-PREP Alamo Colleges Project • Implements and trains others on assigned curricula with fidelity as needed • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with assigned college’s coordinators and Peer Mentors • Assists assigned colleges in preparing for, participating, and successfully achieving C-PREP project goals • Consults frequently with campus coordinators • Develops positive and professional rapport with project participants • Develops clinical linkages from the assigned community college campuses with community clinics • Develops and implements communications initiatives, i.e, social media and print campaigns
- Remains current on topics related to teen and unplanned pregnancy, STDs, and related health topics • Maintains organized records of activities on project databases • Represents Healthy Futures of Texas in the community, in a positive and professional manner • Works well both as a team member and individually; gives and welcomes feedback, and contributes to building a positive team spirit • Performs other related duties and fulfills responsibilities as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree in education, health, or a related field • Minimum of one-year professional experience working with youth or young adults in a community health or related field • Ability to troubleshoot and use critical thinking in high pressure situations • Ability to provide campus personnel with feedback and technical assistance • Demonstrated ability to facilitate curricula and to engage with young adults and parents • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and build working relationships with diverse community members and agencies • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing • Ability to meet assigned deadlines and to work well under pressure • Must have excellent presentation skills • Proficient computer skills in MS Office are required • Must be willing/able to work some evenings and weekends • Must have cell phone, with text messaging and work e-mail access • Proficient in social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram
- BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND REQUIREMENTS: • Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard/smart to achieve them; strives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and brings issues to closure; and persists despite obstacles and opposition • Effective Communication: Ensures important information is passed to those who need to know; conveys necessary information clearly and effectively orally or in writing; demonstrates attention to, and conveys understanding of, the comments and questions of others; and listens effectively. • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; attends, supports, and participates in all team building exercises and events. • Continuous Improvement and Innovation: Seeks the continuous improvement of program processes and services; explores out-of-the-box methods and is open to experimenting with new ideas; uses data,
knowledge, and strategic decision-making to generate new and innovative solutions. • Time Management: Adheres to the office hours of operation, Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm and is available some nights and weekends.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, or a related field • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification, or AASECT certification • Demonstrated commitment to cultural pluralism • Demonstrated ability to relate to students of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds, and abilities • Experience in working with community colleges at an administrative level or with peer educators • Bilingual (English and Spanish) TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS • Must have Valid Texas Driver’s license • Travel within Bexar County with personal insured vehicle required • Some out-of-town travel required • Office environment, community college classrooms, and other community locations
EXTERNAL/INTERNAL CONTACTS • External contacts include collaboration with community college staff and students, community agencies, and health providers • Internal contacts include Alamo Community Colleges project team members and other Healthy Futures of Texas staff
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY/DECISION MAKING • Assists with purchases for needs of the project
SUPERVISION • Interns as assigned
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a résumé, salary history, and a list of 3 professional references to: email@example.com APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: Open until filled, with preference given to applications received by March 6th, 2019. Healthy Futures of Texas is an equal‐opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of LGBTQ communities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be aware that a criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to hiring.
2300 W Commerce Street, Suite 212 • San Antonio, TX 78207 • 210-223-4589 • • FAX 210-223-4591 • jobs@HF-TX.org • www.HF-TX.org •
Another listing for a part-time CHW position has been posted with Metro Health:
Closing date is February 28th. If you need help or have any questions, please let me know!
San Antonio Metro Health District is currently looking for multiple CHWs! They are building three CHW teams to work on a project in the 78237 zip code (near WETC).
Full details are posted here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanantoniotx/jobs/2355934/community-health-worker
Deadline to apply is February 25th. If you have any questions or need help applying, please let me know!