Community Health Worker II
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences
Proposed Minimum Salary
What we believe
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and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and
staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity,
equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents and
identities are vital to accomplishing our mission
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values (https://www.tamu.edu/about/coreValues.html) ."
Who we are
As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the
nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center
encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes
working together to improve health through transformative
education, innovative research and team-based health care
What we want
The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for a Community
Health Worker II to serve as a member of the Texas A&M School
of Public Health. We desire an individual who subscribes to and
supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant
will bring an expert level of community outreach experience to the
position and understand the demands of supporting participants in a
fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy
working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong
organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine.
If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our
Job Summary: The Community Health Worker II, under general
supervision, recruits participants for the S el Hroe project,
assesses community health needs, and serves as liaison between
community members and project research staff in addition to
assisting with data collection and program development,
implementation, and evaluation.
Required Education and Experience:
+ Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and
+ Four years of related experience in public health, health
outreach, and education.
Required Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
+ Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database
+ Knowledge of health care education.
+ Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
+ Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain
+ Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.
+ Ability to speak English and Spanish.
+ Written skills in English and Spanish.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
+ Department of State Health Services (DSHS) certification,
certified CHW, Promotora Certification of Training, or ability to
successfully complete Promotora Certification.
+ Two years of related experience in working with community
members, stakeholders, and completing research and outreach
+ Experience providing CHW trainings.
+ Public relations and marketing experience.
+ Program Planning & Implementation: Participates in participant
recruitment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
+ Program Instruction: Serves as "Be the Hero" instructor for
CHW and farmworker formal, structured programs.
+ Program Communication: Communicates with "Be the Hero"
participants, serving as a liaison between program research staff
and community members and participants.
+ Program Events: Plans, organizes, and participates in
community outreach events, health fairs, and workshops.
+ Program Records: Assists in coordination and communication of
"Be the Hero" program records.
+ Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements or Other Factors:
+ Flexible hours including weekends/evenings.
+ Some travel may be required.
+ Must be resident of State of TX Hidalgo County and have valid
+ Must have access to reliable transportation for work in
+ Must have access to/own computer with internet access for work
and communication purposes.
+ Position is contingent on funding and will possibly end on
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A&M University must either have all job application data
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application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid
submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants
to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to
a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
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