Community Health Worker - Wichita Falls, Wichita Falls, Texas

Created 12/05/2021
Reference 481803
Country United States
State Texas
City Wichita Falls
Position Description

Performs responsible and complex duties associated with a specialized function of a Community Health Worker. Duties may vary, but can be generally described as: planning, assigning, coordinating, directing, scheduling, evaluating, verifying, training, and processing of information. A thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and methods for the area of responsibility is required. Initiative and independent judgments are frequently exercised in formulating procedures or methods, and in program coordination. Work is performed under general supervision within University policies and procedures. Job performance is based upon overall operation effectiveness.

Major/Essential Functions

Performs duties with higher levels of responsibility and complexity associated with a specialized function of a Community Health Worker. Duties may vary, but can be generally described as: planning, assigning, coordinating, directing, scheduling, evaluating, verifying, training, and processing of information. A thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and methods for the area of responsibility is required. Initiative and independent judgments are frequently exercised in formulating procedures or methods, and in program coordination.
  • Participates in, coordinates, and/or attends community events as a representative of the assigned area to recruit CHW students.
  • Conducts community presentations and other needed outreach to recruit and education.
  • Participates in mandatory training and update meetings related to the program to build and maintain current knowledge base of awareness and prevention in the specific area of health addressed by the project.
  • Maintains documentation of program activities and assists in tracking data related to classes and workshops to assigned patients and community members.
  • Assist West Texas AHEC Director to ensure that grant goals and objectives are met.
  • Maintains inventory of health education / outreach materials necessary to conduct outreach efforts.
  • Attends and participates in all appropriate staff meetings, work groups, etc. as directed.
  • Submits weekly outreach activity reports.


Occasional Duties

This position will be serving the Montague County community, housed at the North Central AHEC, Wichita Falls, TX

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Three years progressively responsible CHW experience. Additional education and/or related experience to equal three years may substitute on a year for year basis. Community Health Worker Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Specific Qualifications
  • Community Health Worker Certification is required.
  • Community outreach experience -Able to schedule activities and/or meetings. -Can gather, collate, and/or classify data, and use basic, job-related equipment. -Ability to work and communicate with a diversity of individuals and/or groups.
  • Ability to work independently under time constraints.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel locally and through the region.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish)


Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Employer Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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