Community Health Worker

Website La Maestra Family Health Center

Full time · $20.00 – $28.00 Hourly


401K / Retirement Plan, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance

Job Description

Job Status: Non -Exempt

Reports To: Outreach/Community Health Worker Manager


Provide Community Outreach and caregiver education. Increase awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, caregiver health and mental health, and the resources available in the community including: evaluations, medical services, caregiver support services, and the REACH psycho educational interventions offered by the Project.


·        Delivers the necessary prevention healthcare information to the community. Prevention information includes but is not limited to information about Alzheimer’s, mental health and caregiver needs, general tips on behavior management and reducing stress.

·        Participate in community health fairs

·        Conduct general community educational and caregiver training.

·        Participate in community network meetings

·        Disseminate Prevention material

·        Screen groups and individuals for referrals to support services.

·        Must be fully knowledgeable of the services, programs, and functional operations at La Maestra Community Health Centers.

·        Work with Southern Caregiver Resource Center’s Care Manager.

·        Attend staff meetings

·        Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience working in a customer service position in a healthcare clinic or medical office.

 Verbal and Written Skills to perform the job: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Familiarity with basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Accurate keyboarding skills.

Technical knowledge and skills required to perform the job: Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups. Demonstrate high levels of self-initiation and direction. Knowledge of communities we serve. Knowledge and experience working in medical settings and interacting collaboratively with medical teams. Skill in analyzing situations and making timely decisions.

Physical and Mental Requirements: Work involves sitting, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Patient Centered Medical Home Essential Responsibilities (Principals)

• Collaborate with individual patients, their personal physicians, and when appropriate the patient’s family to ensure accessible, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally competent care

• Facilitate care by registries, information technology, health information exchange and other means to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and want it in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.

• Ensure all decisions respect patients’ wants, needs, and preferences and that patients have the education and support they require to make decisions and participate in their own care.

• Continually strive to attend to each patients “whole person,” in the context of the patient’s personal and medical history and life circumstances, rather than focusing on a particular disease, organ, or system.

Pay Rate: $20.00-$27.00 Hourly

  La Maestra Community Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

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