Community Health Worker I - Salud en mis Manos (Part Time)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth School of Public Health
Requisition #: 190002IH
The overall goal of the project,“Salud en Mis Manos: Delivering Evidence-Based Breast
& Cervical Cancer Prevention Services to Latinas in Underserved Texas South
and Gulf Coast Communities” is to increase mammography, cervical screening and HPV vaccination among
Latinas ages 18 years and over in the South Texas Gulf Coast area. The Lay
Health Promoter will deliver health coaching navigation calls to participants
past due for their breast and cervical cancer screening and vaccinations,
recruit participants, and deliver the program’s education session over the
phone or in person.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Establishes and maintains rapport with physicians, clinical and business staff and patients.
Deliverhealth coaching navigation calls to participants due for their breast and cervical cancer screeningand vaccinations
Delivers educational session to studyparticipants; discusses participants’ questions or concerns, and refers toappropriate community health resources, as outlined in the study policies,procedures, and protocols.
Worksin the field traveling either to homes or places of business or at specificstudy areas
Reports administrative details such as time andeffort, and mileage.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) – Certified CHW
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Must have ability to perform complex and diverse administrative duties that involve application of procedures and demonstrate appropriate judgment within the CHW scope of work.
Experiencein research, community outreach or health navigation
Goodcommunication skills, both written and verbal
Priority given to applicants with REDCap experience
Certificationfor Protection of Human Research Subjects may be required or must be completewithin 5 days of employment
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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