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Community Health Worker (Temporary) Seaford and Milford

Nemours
Seaford, DE 19973
  • Job Code
    2283
The Community Health Worker (CHW) position is for a NIH-funded grant to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake among children and youth from underserved communities. The position will be located in one of two Nemours primary care offices (in Bear or Milford, DE) and is flexible in hours (part-time or full-time) and duration (3 to 6 months) to meet the goals of the grant.

The CHW will primarily be responsible for counseling Nemours patients and their families about the COVID-19 vaccine, helping Nemours patients and their families access the COVID-19 vaccine, and conducting community outreach to promote the COVID-19 vaccine. This will include calls to Nemours patients and their families and visits with Nemours patients and their families in primary care offices or in the patient home setting. It may also include attendance at events in the surrounding community.

In addition to their primary responsibilities promoting COVID-19 vaccine uptake, the CHW may also be responsible for advocating, facilitating, and organizing access to other community resources and services for Nemours patients and their families to promote their overall health and well-being. The CHW supports primary care providers and the care coordination team through an integrated approach to care management and community outreach.

Qualifications:

Community Healthcare experience

High School Diploma

Have your own transportation

Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly encouraged.

E-mail Thao-Ly Phan, MD, MPH ( tphan@nemours.org ) and Paul Enlow, PhD ( paul.enlow@nemours.org ) for more information.





Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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