Certified Community Health Worker - Family Medicine (TMC)
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 1900015N
Work in coordination with physicians,
nurses and clinical care team members to effectively provide patients with internal
and external resources, and deliver patient education to address and improve
preventative and clinical quality care outcomes.
Position Key Accountabilities:
with physicians, clinical and business staff and patients.
patient pre- visit planning procedures to identify gaps in care and reporting collected
data and findings to the clinical care team to improve patient quality outcomes.
of patient to address barriers to care that may be affecting their medical
applications for eligible programs.
expectations of patient centered medical home (PCMH) activities to manage their
health conditions, and the importance of preventative health care. Motivate patients to be active, engaged
participants in their health care.
encounter activities and follow up functions of resource distribution and referrals
to resolve patient needs.
understanding of community needs, resources, services and programs available to
advocate for patient needs and requests.
to meet requirements to maintain State certification and skills competency that
supports department goals.
facilitating of applicable health and wellness programs.
information. Adheres to all policies, procedures and standards within the
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) – Certified CHW.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred
Must have ability to perform complex and diverseadministrative duties that involve application of procedures and demonstrateappropriate judgment within the CHW scope of work.
Position Type: Full-Time / Hourly / Non-Exempt
Pay Range: $11.81/hour - $14.76/hour based on years of paid experience
Position Location: University Professional Building @ 6410 Fannin Street (Texas Medical Center)
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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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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