Community Health Worker

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7178486 (Ref:17114-en_US)

Posted: September 13, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Community Health Worker (CHW) will be working in the Division of Pediatrics-Public Health on a 1- year research grant to test the effectiveness of a tool called the Family CARE Portfolio. The Family CARE Portfolio is an organizational, executive functioning tool designed to help families: Coordinate care, Advocate for themselves, Record important information & feel Empowered to take charge of their health and well-being. This study will be evaluating it's effectiveness among CHWS with pregnant/postpartum populations. The CHW will recruit participants from a clinic and assist them with care coordination and accessing community resources. 


The standard work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, but hours may vary.

Job Duties

  • 70% - Direct Service:
    • Helps participants connect with resources in their area and assists with applications for eligible programs.
    • Documents all activities, service plans, and results.
    • Maintains confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines in regards to patient information.
  • 15% - Recruitment & Consent:
    • Recruits families from target clinic.
    • Explains the study and assists families during the consenting process.
  • 10% - Research Activities:
    • Collects research data and enters the data into the research databases.
    • Attends research meetings.
  • 5% - Community Outreach:
    • Develops relationships with community organizations and facilitates a warm hand off to families.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years of relevant experience in health/social services.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
  • Community Health Worker Certification.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7178486 (Ref:17114-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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