Community Health Worker
Lowell Community Health Center

Job Order #: 15089447

LOWELL, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 6/24/2021

EXPIRES 10/29/2021

Job Description

MassHire Lowell Career Center has an opening for a Community Health Worker for a well-known Community Health Center in the  Greater Lowell area.

Job Title: REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu - Community Health Worker

Schedule: Grant funded. Full-time (40 Hours/week). Non-Exempt. Some evenings and weekends required.

Summary

Job description and responsibilities
Responsibilities include the following  and other duties may be assigned.
- Conduct extensive outreach in their community, with the goal of enhancing awareness of resources, more so related to COVID/Flu vaccine, education and awareness
- Work collaboratively with REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu Coordinator to support program deliverables
- Provide translation and interpretation support in target language in alignment with REACH LoWELL program deliverables
- Promote health education in alignment with REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu strategies
- Be knowledgeable about community resources appropriate to the needs of patients/families and provide services such as arranging transportation, referrals to community programs, setting up appointments when needed and connect to financial support
- Collaborate with community agencies to coordinate resources/referrals and network with community leaders
- Support patients and their families to navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors
- Attend and actively participate in appropriate trainings and meetings relevant to REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu strategies
- Provide advocacy for initiative priorities through a strong presence at community meetings, events and activities.
- Participate at various community events and Community Health education efforts, including community screenings, Community education groups and Health Center?s Advisory groups, as needed.
- Represent Health Center mission and programs at meetings, conferences, on the phone and in person
- Prepare reports in accordance with Health Center procedures and ensure that the reports are submitted in a timely manner as required by REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu Program Director and participate in staff meetings
- Assist with required data collection and evaluation reporting as directed.
- Provide evaluation support to REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu team
- Reports to Health Center REACH LoWELL COVID/Flu Outreach Coordinator
- Perform other duties as requested to support the mission of REACH LoWELL and Health Center
- Maintain standards that ensure quality of care in the delivery of program services and compliance with state and federal guidelines. Grant funded position, available pending grant availability.

Qualifications and Requirements
Preferred:
- Lives in or familiarity with the target community and feels connected to that community
- Community organizing skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong presentation skills
- Two to four years? experience in a community based setting or health related position
- Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures
- Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
- Experience working with grant funded programs
- Must have reliable transportation
- Proficient computer skills in MS Office

Preferred Education and Training
- Community Health Worker Training Certificate
- At least 2 years education in Public Health, or equivalent
- Knowledge of the US health care system and medical terminology
- Ability to read and write in Spanish

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

How To Apply

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

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161 Jackson Street
LOWELL, MA 01852

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Name

thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com

Title

Business Services Representative

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Phone

978-805-4875

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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