The Community Health Worker (CHW) works closely with medical providers, primary care teams, social services agencies, schools and the community to provide short term care coordination and connection to resources and support to program clients to improve their health and general well-being through education, outreach, advocacy, patient navigation, and provision of coordination of care and services. The Community Health Worker works in both clinical and community-based settings.
This position will be based at Lone Star Family Health Center’s (LSFHC) School Based Clinic located at Ben Milam Elementary in Grangerland, Texas. The CHW will connect with parents, teachers, churches, local school districts and community agencies to provide education about LSFHC services at the Ben Milam Clinic as well as provide information about general wellness (cancer screenings, immunizations, etc.) and facilitate community information and referrals.
High School graduate (or GED) required.
At least 2 years (2+) experience in a community-based setting required.
Bilingual – English and Spanish required.
Successful completion of a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification program.