Community Health Worker

Job description

Job Title:

Community Health Worker

Requisition Number:

RE25959

Department Name:

7H060:RURAL KENTUCKY HEALTH CARE

Work Location:

Powell and Estill Counties, KY

Grade Level:

38

Salary Range:

$12.50-18.67/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

None

Physical Requirements:

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

Shift:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Job Summary:

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Deadline to Apply:

03/03/2021

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: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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