Community Health Worker / University of Maryland Medical System

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Job ID: 57246
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 8-430
Job Facility: UMMC Midtown Campus
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

UM Midtown Campus is currently seeking a Community Health Worker. 

The CHW - Under direct supervision, visits individuals and families in their homes, in shelters or other similar places to provide basic community outreach services and to assist with social interventions necessary in coping with a new diagnosis.


What You Need to Be Successful:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
  2. Working experience providing outreach services.  Experience should include writing reports and maintaining records.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Effective oral and written communications skills.
  2.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  3. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and tact.
  4. May be required to use personal automobile while conducting official business.  Must possess a valid Maryland Non-Commercial Class C or Commercial Class B Driver’s license (CDL) if required to drive.
  5. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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