Community Health Worker - Asian Outreach

Charles River Community Health Brighton, MA
Position Available

The Charles River Community Health (CRCH) is now accepting applications for the following position

Community Health Worker

Responsibilities:

Activities may include but are not limited to:

* Educating clients in community settings (faith-based organizations, local community organizations)

* Referring eligible patients to CRCH for breast and cervical cancer screening

* Communicating with community leaders and advertising educational events

* Communicating with CRCH in a timely and professional manner

* Recording and reporting patient outreach activities in designated data management system

* Using a formal tracking and reporting system to be able to report on number of clients educated and referred

* Attending required continuing education/training in area specific topics

Qualifications:

* Must be proficient in English and a secondary language, Cantonese and/or Mandarin

* Experience working with the Asian Community

* Experienced in developing strategies to overcome barriers that prevent clients from accessing services and completing services.

* Knowledge of both community and healthcare system resources

* Completed MDPH required Core competencies for Community Health Workers and the Medical Interpretation training within the first 12 months of hire

* Car necessary

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Proficient in computer skills

Experience in diverse settings preferred