Bilingual Community Health Worker- Mercer/ Hunterdon
We are seeking a full time Community Health Worker for our Healthy Women Healthy Families grant. The Community Health Worker conducts community outreach and education, virtual and/or home visits, and case management activities to connect women and their families to health care and supportive maternal and child health community programs and services in their respective county. Other activities include: increase linkages to programs and services through community outreach and enrollment strategies, assistance navigating the healthcare system, appointments, resources and referrals promoting continuity of care, marketing programs and services, conducting education workshops on Maternal Child Health topics and disease prevention, and mapping communities to help locate and support needed services.
Qualified applicants must have H.S. Diploma, BA Preferred and a minimum of 1 year in maternal child health field. Speak and write in Spanish and English. A strong knowledge about Mercer County, New Jersey social services system required and experience relating to the field of public health, specifically maternal child health is strongly preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel extensively on a daily basis for community-based appointments in Mercer and Hunterdon is also required. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected].