Community Health Worker

4115 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA

Job Type

Provide ongoing home visiting, assessment, referrals to resources, education, and support to at least 30 women at risk of a poor birth outcome.

About the Role

Responsibilities:
•Conduct community-based outreach and participant recruitment to pregnant women in need of perinatal and infant health care and supportive services.
•Provide case management for 30 or more participants by conducting home visits twice per month minimum.
•Develop care plans for individual participants, identifying strengths, supports and needs within (specify time frame)
•Case management includes activities such as intake, depression and developmental screenings, providing referrals and following up, resource distribution, and documenting the service provided in an electronic data system and a corresponding paper record file.
• Deliver education on topics, such as breastfeeding, family planning, safe sleep, birth spacing and others using evidence-based curricula.
•Administer the Healthy Start Data Collection Tools, Edinburgh Perinatal Depression Scale, Ages and Stages Questionnaire, and other screenings to program participants at pre-determined intervals and as needed/indicated.
•Refer to community resources syndicated.
•Document and follow up on referrals.
•Assist in securing participant involvement in program events, meetings, and activities.
•Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation on all participant activity within 24 hours of contact.
•Participate in and complete all required training, staff development activities, continuing education programs, and an annual Saturday event.
•Adhere to MomsFirst Core Value expectations for integrity, communication, empathy, and support.

Send resume and cover letter to Gretchen to apply: ganderson@maydugancenter.org

Requirements

Associate Degree in Social Work or related field or Community Health Worker Certification

Knowledge of community health and social service resources

Two years’ experience in outreach and/or case management 

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Internet navigation and use of electronic data systems

Strong written, verbal, time management and organizational skills

Valid driver’s license, active full coverage insurance and dependable transportation

 

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field

Community Health Worker Certification (required and provided within one year of hire)

Knowledge/experience providing trauma informed care

Bilingual, Spanish preferred

About the Company

May Dugan Center is a lifeline for 16.000 individuals and families who need effective and meaningful programs that will improve their lives and their communities.