Job Search

Job Discovery, Redefined

Keyword
Location

556 Jobs in Houston, Texas

Location Houston, Texas

 
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now
Broadmead Medical Services Inc
Appointment Setter

Location Houston, Texas

Contractor, Full Time, Part Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

 
Apply Now
indiGO Auto Group
Warranty Administrator

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Contractor
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Contractor, Full Time
Apply Now
Octapharma Plasma
EMT-I, EMT-A, EMT-P

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time, Contractor
Apply Now
Broadmead Medical Services Inc
Maintenance Associate

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Location Houston, Texas

 
Apply Now
Broadmead Medical Services Inc
General Manager(06659) - 1498 Wilcrest Dr

Location Houston, Texas

Full Time
Apply Now

Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.

Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to >50 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.

Job Description

The Community Health Worker (CHW) is responsible for outreach and health promotion in neighborhoods located near Legacy clinics to increase awareness of developmental screening and health promotion as well as pediatric, dental, and behavioral health services. The CHW provides health information, referral to community resources, linkage to care, and preventative screenings for children ages 0-5. *Position may be partially or fully funded by grant(s).

Essential Functions

  • Provide individual and/or group-level health education and promotion activities in Legacy clinics, home visits, local businesses, agencies, churches, parks, childcare/recreation facilities, schools, etc.
  • Develop and conduct presentations to groups of community members at local community sites.
  • Conduct in-home ECD education, health screenings, and risk assessments within the child's environments.
  • Provide coaching to caregivers on child development, screenings, including milestones, appropriate activities, and games, and how to foster positive adult-child interactions.
  • Promote Legacy service lines and link community members to Legacy as a medical home.
  • Develop, secure, and maintain any equipment or instructional materials needed.
  • Develop, secure, and maintain promotional materials (flyers, brochures, calendars, social media, etc.).
  • Make community referrals to other ECD services to assist in meeting the needs of clients.
  • Document all community education activities and time worked on appropriate forms in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with agency policy.
  • Under direction of leadership, develop and implement procedures for effective community outreach and health education and evaluate effectiveness of class/coaching content.
  • Utilize resources as directed in order to meet grant expectations and goals.
  • Attend training workshops and meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Training Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience preferred. Texas Community Health Worker (CHW) certification preferred but must be obtained and maintained within 1 year of hire.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Experience providing direct education to clients of diverse cultures and backgrounds in one-on-one and/or group settings.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English.
  • Experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Experience with computers and computer programs

Benefits

  • Medical / Vision / Dental
  • 9 Holiday + 1 Floating Holiday
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • PTO Exchange benefit

PTO Exchange will provide you with the option to convert a portion of your accrued but unused PTO hours for use toward several different benefits and causes, based on your own priorities.

With PTO Exchange, you can convert a portion of your unused PTO into:

  • 403(b) Retirement contributions
  • Student loan payments / Tuition for the employee
  • Leave Sharing donations to fellow employees