Community Health Worker

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Job Title:

Community Health Worker

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time. lifting up to 50 lbs, computer and telephone work


Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly community outreach worker with excellent organizational skills to serve as a central and primary contact for research subjects, patients, and community members at the Center on Aging Clinic.

The candidate chosen for this position will work with a wide variety of programs and staff members. Essential job duties require 1) friendly, helpful demeanor, 2) organizational skills, 3) ability to work independently but also as part of an integrated interdisciplinary team. A valid Kentucky drivers license is required. Specific job duties will include: answering the phone; scheduling and managing appointments for participants; maintaining and managing an extensive system of charts and electronic records; and data entry support.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Windows, (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook)

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Preferred at least one year in customer service or other job involving interaction with patients/clientele

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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.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time