Bilingual Community Health Worker-CHW Program

LOCATION: Secaucus, New Jersey

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time/Non-exempt- 37.5 hours/week

ANNUAL SALARY: Up to $36K/year

The Partnership’s Community Health Worker program educates the community about access to health and social services by offering resources and case management. The CHW program supports the preconception, prenatal/postpartum, and inter-conception of high-need women who are not currently engaged in health care or other supportive community services.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for connecting clients with services, including but not limited to healthcare, insurance, social services, and other community resources. Assist clients by coordinating appointments, making referrals, follow-up and support services as needed. Provide education to individuals and groups. Provide case management as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Conduct neighborhood “on the ground” outreach and networking to connect with high-need individuals.
  • Use standardized assessment tools and client-centered approaches, identify client needs, goals, strengths & challenges.
  • Refer and provide direct 1:1 assistance to help clients obtain and consistently utilize prenatal care, preconception/interconception care, primary care, etc.
  • Provide education about family planning services in the community to prevent unintended pregnancies and promote spacing of subsequent pregnancies.
  • Provide individualized social support to encourage and reinforce health promoting behaviors.
  • Provide regular case management services that include client-centered provision of health information, modeling and demonstrating skills, and reinforcing positive health choices/behaviors.
  • Refer clients to Central Intake for coordination of evidence-based home visitation and other services.
  • Collect data and maintain confidential client files as required by funder.
  • Use personal vehicle for all travel, with valid driver’s license, registration, insurance, etc.
  • Handle other duties as requested.

DESIRED EDUCATION & SKILLS:

  • High school graduate required.
  • Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience providing outreach to women.
  • Familiarity with Passaic County social services.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite.

Please fill out the form below. All applications must include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Please include the title of the position that you are applying for.

Address your cover letter to: Virginia Middlemiss, MSW, LSW, CLC, Program Supervisor.

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