The Community Health Worker (CHW) is part of the Community Health Services team at CitySquare. CitySquare’s goal under its health programming is to improve access to care and the most critical health needs facing those in South Dallas. CitySquare has a Community Health Nurse that conducts health promotion activities through to enhance community health and wellness to all neighbors that are served by CitySquare; works closely with the CitySquare Community Clinic; and, serves as a central role to addressing the health needs of CitySquare neighbors’ through the Neighbor Health Support Program. In this role, the CHW will support the Community Health Nurse in the Neighbor Health Support Program, specifically as it pertains to neighbors residing at the Cottages at Hickory Crossing, as well as implementing CitySquare health promotion initiatives in service to the at risk and vulnerable population of neighbors served by CitySquare.
Education: High school diploma or GED
Experience: Must have experience or be willing to be coached on conducting home visits, especially related to chronic medical conditions
Licensure/Certification: Certified Medical Assistant or other medical training preferred but not required. Will have Community Health Worker formal training (completion of training/certificate of completion) or be willing to enroll in the certification training while in the position.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to read and write English, fluency in Spanish is preferred. Have a valid Driver’s License, good driving record, car insurance, and own a car
Number of Openings: 1
Department: Community Health Services (CHS)
Schedule: Business hours, flexible as needed