CHW (CSR Outreach)- Maximus

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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Navigator and Nurse Care Coordinator Positions Open

The positions will be focused on screening HIV patients for Hepatitis C and educating, providing care coordination, and linkage to treatment. These staff positions will be working with clinicians and administrators to implement Project TACKLE at our Family-Focused AIDS Clinical Treatment Services (FFACTS).

The Navigator position can be accessed here.

The Nurse Care Coordinator can be accessed here.

Any applicants that are interested in applying need to send resumes to Delana Gonzales at Delana.Gonzales@uhs-sa.com and Ms. Katelyn Buchanan – Katelyn.Buchanan@uhs-sa.com. Please note, we are looking to hire as soon as possible. We welcome any questions regarding the positions.

Community Health Worker | Part Time

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

Submit resumes to : hopeinternationalcd@gmail.co

CHW Positions | Apply today!

Position Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm) 

WellMed provides concierge – level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

This position is grant funded and part of the WellMed Charitable Foundation. The goal of this job is to assist in protecting, maintaining and building trust between patients, their local community, and the clinical team by understanding patients’ needs and capacities; facilitating patients’ compliance with clinical treatments; supporting patients as they implement changes that improve their self-care; linking the patients to community based services to improve their living situation, and educating providers about the contextual social determinants of their patient’s health. To apply follow this link https://careers.unitedhealthgroup.com/data/jobs/healthcare-delivery/827190-community-health-worker-healthcare-wellmed-san-antonio-tx

Alzheimer’s Training in English | Español

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Colleagues,

Below are the links  for the upcoming trainings from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Mother’s Day Celebration

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Colleagues,

Please Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day at Celebración de Día De Las Madres.

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: Westside Education and Training Center 563 SW 40th San Antonio, Texas 78237.

There will be Food, Entertainment, Games, Lotería, Mariachi Los Galleros De San Antonio, DJ by RICH Music.

Please share with your families and friends.

Resident Relocation & Emergency Housing Stabilization Assistance

Colleagues,

Through the City of San Antonio’s Neighborhood & Housing Services Department comes a new policy, Risk Mitigation Fund that assists area residents with Relocation and Emergency Housing Stabilization Assistance. The Risk Mitigation Policy represents the City’s approach to preventing, mitigating, and minimizing displacement.
 
Households may qualify for:
 
·         Mortgage assistance up to $3,500
·         Utility assistance up to $1,500
·         Relocation assistance $3,000 – $7,000
·         Rental assistance up to $3,500
 
 
If you have anyone that can benefit from these services, we invite them to contact a City Housing Navigator at 210-207-5910 or visit https://www.sanantonio.gov/NHSD/Programs/FairHousing for more information and eligibility.

 

City of San Antonio hiring CHWs

If interested, you can submit an application on the City of San Antonio website. Click here for more.

Community Health Worker

Salary
$16.25 Hourly
Location
TX 78210, TX
Job Type
4A Full-Time
Department
SA Metro Health District
Job Number
2019-00962
Closing
4/22/2019 11:59 PM Central
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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:

  • 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:

  • 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.

Happy Community Health Worker Day Texans!

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Before the day ends, let me share:

A Message from the Texas Department of State Health Services:

“As declared by the Office of the Governor Greg Abbott, today is Community Health Worker Day in Texas! #TexasCHWDay

In 1999, Texas became the first state to pass legislation for statewide training and credentialing for Promotores de Salud/CHWs (P/CHWs). 20 years later, Texas has since certified over 4,000 P/CHWs.

P/CHWs are non-medical public health workers who connect communities to health care and social service providers. They have the drive and passion, cultural competency, and trust of both the public and providers to help their communities live healthier” (TDSHS,2019).

Please take a moment to celebrate yourself and the CHW in your team, your colleague and your best ally!

Congratulations to all the Promotores/CHWs!

Inaugural Health and Wellness Fair

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Colleagues,

The Rotary Club of Alamo Ranch will be hosting their Inaugural Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Taft High School.This event is FREE to the community. The goal for this event is to encourage residents of the Alamo Ranch community and surrounding areas to improve their mental and physical health through positive lifestyle changes by providing resources and education.

Please share!

Patient-Centered Research Training For Community Health Workers

April 3 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Northwest Vista’s Community Health Worker Program in collaboration with Dia de La Mujer Latina, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) presents:

DSHS Certified Continuing Education For Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker Instructors.

MODULE TOPICS:

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Overview Clinical Studies

Ethics and Human Subjects

Data Collection Methods

Informed Consent Process

Study Protocol & Reporting

Dissemination of Study Results

THERE WILL BE A PARKING FEE

Northwest Vista College (NVC) is certified by the Texas Deparment of State Health Services to offer all certified courses plus internship to become certified as a CHW, in addition, all courses are academic and offer a path to earn an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Community Health. Summer 2019 registration begins April 1st. For more information visit our website:

https://www.alamo.edu/nvc/community-health-worker

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