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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Community Health Worker Department HSC-SaferCare TX-330080 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

Our team is committed to creating a new culture of safety in health care for Texas by challenging traditional thinking to eliminate preventable harm. We are focused on reducing medical errors and assuring Texans receive the highest quality of health care through extensive education, community outreach initiatives, and quality improvement programs.

Position Overview

The Community Health Worker will work closely with clients, medical providers and staff, and social services agencies to provide care coordination and connections to resources for the older adult who receives care through the Center for Older Adults House Calls program to improve their health and well- being.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in social work or related field and one (1) year case management and social service experience in working with the diverse communities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual in English and Spanish. -Must have reliable transportation, a current Texas driver's license, and evidence of auto liability insurance. -Must have a cell phone. -Ideal to have experience with electronic medical records

Required License / Registration / Certification

Texas State Certified CHW certification and at least 1 year of healthcare- related work. A high school diploma or GED is required, Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

Work Schedule

8-5 M-F

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Community Health Worker Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Performs outreach calls, engages in face-to-face encounters, performs home visits or other community-based visits when necessary


Communicates relevant information to providers in a timely manner and documents appropriately in the electronic health record


Participates in local community engagement activities with local agencies as appropriate


Counsels patients with appropriate and relevant educational materials


Identifies patterns of concern that surpass neighborhood capacity for health and engages diverse outside resources accordingly


Enhances patient's individual and community capacity by growing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, informal counseling, social support and advocacy


Assists patients in connecting to appropriate health care information and services, addressing barriers to receipt of follow-up services as well as treatment


Provides patient reminders to upcoming appointments and next steps of treatment


Serves as liaison between patients, health/social services, and the community to enable access and improve the quality and competence of service delivery

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S6367P

Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Are you a current UNTHSC employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Texas State Certified CHW certification?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least 1 year of healthcare-related work experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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