Community Health Worker

Job description

This position has one-on-one interaction with patients in order to provide services to at-risk clients and families.

The Community Health Worker (CHW) assesses patient needs for services, provides self-management health education, makes referral recommendations and assists in accessing services as appropriate.

The CHW advocates on behalf of the patients and or families to health and human service providers and agencies. The CHWs complete home visits as needed.

Job Title
Community Health Worker

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Department Name

Work Location
Estill County

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling of average-weight objects us ot 25 pounds, or standing and walking for a long period of time


Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm


Basic computer skills, attention to detail, knowledge of county resources.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you ever worked at a job that provided home visiting services?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you aware that this position is located in Estill County?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your knowledge of resources that are available to under-insured and non-insured residents of Estill County.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/9/2018
    Application Due: 10/16/2018
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