Part-Time CHW Job with SA Metro Health

Another listing for a part-time CHW position has been posted with Metro Health:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanantoniotx/jobs/2360198/part-time-community-health-worker

Closing date is February 28th. If you need help or have any questions, please let me know!

SA Metro Health CHW Job(s)

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!

 

CHW Job in Austin

Apply for this job online at CommUnity Care Health Centers website

Community Health Worker

Req No.: 2019-3704

Company: CommUnityCare Health Centers

Name: Southeast Health and Wellness Center

Address: 2901 Montopolis Drive, City, Austin

Category: Professional

State: TX

Type: Regular Full-Time

Shift Days: Some Evening and Weekends

Shift Hours: Days

Qualifications:

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduation from a high school or equivalent
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of experience working within a community health setting in a health care role or a community based human service agency as a Community Health Worker (CHW), health educator, community outreach worker, or community organizer.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:
Valid Texas Driver’s License with no outstanding driving violations; access to personal vehicle.
Proof of 30/60/25 minimal automobile liability insurance coverage ($30,000 for each injured person, up to $60,000 per accident $25,000for property damage per accident) required.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) or completion of an approved 160-hour competency based Community Health Worker training program certified by DSHS

Overview:

The Community Health Worker is responsible for providing culturally appropriate health education and information in order to assist members of the community in receiving the care they need.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties:
• Collaborate with all members of the care team in providing patient-centered care.
• Provide cultural mediation between community members and CommUnityCare.
• Empower patients and/or their families to be an engaged and active participant in their care management.
• Help patients and families set personal goals and attend appointments
• Coach patients in effective management of their health conditions and self-care.
• Participates in the identification of patient needs for internal and external referrals, including social service agencies, to resources to ensure that the patient receives needed services.
• Serve as liaison between the patient and healthcare systems, assisting as needed.
• Interface with providers and clinic team to ensure that the patient follows with the provider’s treatment plan.
• May meet patients at medical or social service appointments as a patient advocate and to bridge the gap between systems.
• Follow-up with patients via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where patients can be found as per Program guidelines.
• Maintains ongoing communication with community partners and attends various community events to promote education and awareness of safety net programs as assigned by Supervisor.
• Advocate for individual and community health needs and perform outreach activities within the community as assigned by Supervisor.
• Maintain privacy and confidentiality of patient’s medical records and visits.
• Ensure all tasks provided and associated with patient care, patient administrative processes and related duties comply with all regulatory and accreditation standards including The Joint Commission and CommUnityCare Standard Operating Procedures and CommUnityCare Policies and Procedures.
• Develop and maintain favorable internal relationships, partnerships with co-workers, including clinical managers, clinical support staff, providers and business office staff.
• Interact respectfully and collaboratively with patients and their families, striving to develop favorable relationships with families.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• High level of skill at building relationships and providing excellent customer service.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• High level of problem solving skill to better serve patients and staff.
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
• Excellent skills in public speaking.
• Ability to communicate in various settings, including but not limited to group presentations and small-scale meetings.
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
• Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
• Demonstrated familiarity with tools, technology, and systems typically found within most health care environments, (i.e. EHR, personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office)

HPV Vaccination Symposium Feb 15, 2019

San Antonio 

HPV  Vaccination  Symposium

Feb 15, 2019  

UT Health San Antonio  11AM-1PM

MD Anderson Cancer Center lunch provided

7979 Wurzbach Road Certificate of Attendance available San Antonio, TX 78229

To RSVP:  email Janie.Lambaria@cancer.org  | or call 210-614-4212

Citizenship Workshop

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Colleagues,

Please share with your patients/clients, family and friends.

If your organization is interested in reaching out to immigrant families or if you offer services that assist people seeking citizenship, this is a good opportunity to reach that audience.
 
If you are interested in setting up an information table at the event on March 9th, please contact Liz Almanza at American Gateways: elizabetha@americangateways.org or 210-625-6797.

 

seeking your feedback on the Draft 2019-2029 SA Parks System Plan

A message from San Antonio WalkWestside Coalition.

Dear San Antonio WalkWestside Coalition friends and advocates,

The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is seeking your feedback on the Draft 2019-2029 SA Parks System Plan.  The SA Parks System Plan will guide future planning decisions on the expansion, capital improvements and programming of the more than 250 City-owned parks and recreational facilities, 15,000 plus acres of green space, and over 181 miles of trails. The plan is updated every 10 years with the last plan being adopted in 2006.

The draft plan is available at 

https://www.sanantonio.gov/parksandrec/news-events/saparkssystemplan#232911751-draft-plan–resources

I have attached the Executive Summary of the Draft Plan.

There is a Telephone Town Hall meeting this evening at 7:00 PM. You can register at

https://tthm.wufoo.com/forms/sa-parks-system-plan-telephone-town-hall

Or dial in at 7:00 PM on January 31:

1-888-400-1932 (English)
1-888-400-9342 (Spanish)  

Happy belated Birthday Dr. Martinez!

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Happy belated birthday Dr. Martinez!

Thank you for all the jokes and for showing me or reminding me of  the fun side of life and work 🙂

I am very grateful for finding you through the CHW program at NVC. You’ve been the most important person in my development as a professional, the one that made me believe in my potential and whose support I will always be grateful for.

I know there are many CHWs here in this forum who have been positively impacted by you and who share similar thoughts of gratitude.

On behalf of my colleagues, we thank you for all you’ve done for  CHWs in San Antonio and Happy belated birthday!

Community Health Worker Continuing Education Session

January 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Please RSVP to Fernando Martinez, Ph.D., Professor, Community Health Program not later than 5:00 PM, Thursday, January 17, 2019 at fmartinez1@alamo.edu  or call 210-486-4382.

Details

Date:
January 19, 2019
Time:
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Website:
www.alamo.edu/nvc/community-health-worker

Organizer

Northwest Vista College Community Health Worker Program
Email:
fmartinez1@alamo.edu

Westside Education and Training Center (WETC)

563 SW 40th Street
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78237 United States
+ Google Map
https://www.alamo.edu/about-us/our-district/maps/off-sites/westside-education–training-center/

Diving Deep into Community takes time, trust, transparency, talk, team, talent & tenacity

12th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference

A Message from Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at UT Health San Antonio:
We are so glad you registered for the “Health Where We Live” Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference that took place last February and hope that you found the event to be enjoyable, enlightening, and useful in your work or studies.
We are pleased to announce the 12th Annual CSL Conference “Diving Deep into Community” taking place at UT Health San Antonio on Feb. 2.  Together, we will explore how to deeply and effectively engage with community to address health needs, strive towards the goal of health equity, and examine the role of the health professions in supporting and amplifying community-based initiatives.   
The conference is free, but registration is requiredRegister online by January 26 to receive lunch.  
Please share with anyone who may be interested in attending! 

 

Profile Picture

Colleagues,

Welcome again!

A profile picture of yourself is a must.      🙂

Remember to personalize your profile to let us get to know you. You are also encouraged to share your email or contact information.

Cheers!

2020 Census Greater San Antonio Area is hiring

Hello everyone,

I am forwarding the following message from Decennial Partnership Branch U.S. Census Bureau in San Antonio:

As we prepare for a complete and accurate count of every living person in the upcoming 2020 Census, we will be hiring thousands of people from the very communities you serve, including Kerrville and New Braunfels.  We will be hiring management-type jobs, assistant manager positions, clerical, all the enumerators that knock on doors to make sure they respond to the census form and others.  All the websites where these job will be available are at the end of this message below.
 
To that end, there will be three Area Census Offices (ACOs) in San Antonio that will be hiring thousands of these positions in many counties around San Antonio. Take a moment and see if you are interested in applying and spread the word.

 

Welcome | Bienvenidos

Colleagues,

We are very excited to share this platform dedicated to enhance communication among the network of CHWs  and to provide the ability to share news, resources and job postings among the group.

You are highly encouraged to utilize this tool to stay connected with your peers and to promote the CHW field.

Cheers,

Guadalupe