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Community Health Worker

Company: University of California-Irvine
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

*University of California IrvineCommunity Health Worker* Updated: Aug 19, 2022 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Nursing/ Administration * *Job Opening ID:* 41366*Reports To: *Associate Professor*Working Title:* Community Health Worker*Department:* Nursing/ Administration*Bargaining Unit:* 99*FLSA:* Non-Exempt*Payroll Job Code:* 005840*Job Location:* UCI Campus- Irvine*Percent of Time:* 60%*Work Schedule:* 8-5, M-F*Employee Class:* Limited *Position Summary:* The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health locally and globally. The school strives to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice. This NIH funded research project team, including the Community Health Worker (also known as community education specialist) will work to improve health disparities in dementia care, working with research participants (i.e. family caregivers of person with dementia), as well as undergraduate and graduate students to contribute to the missions of the school. Uses professional community educational program concepts to deliver standardized educational and volunteer educational programs. Applies established procedures and programs to address county program educational needs that are limited in scope. Follows standard practices in analyzing program content and delivery needs and determining effectiveness of current programs. Receives detailed instructions on all assignments. Additionally, the incumbent will closely work with the primary Principal Investigator (PI) and program manager (PM) with all overall research activities including (1) performing home visit intervention to primary family caregivers for community dwelling persons with dementia by providing caregiving education and stress reduction techniques, (2) research data collection, (3) assisting research participant recruitment with PI and PM, and (4) provide other general administrative support *Compensation Range:* $20.00 - $22.00 *Department Website:* [https://nursing.uci.edu/](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://nursing.uci.edu/) *Required:* 1-3 years of relevant work experience with a college/university education (e.g., AD, BA/BS or higher degree) in related field (e.g., Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Psychology) or equivalent experience in community-based education projects (e.g., older adults, caregivers, dementia, mental health). Must be bilingual Spanish/English (very fluent speaking, reading and writing in Spanish language especially)Must be a bilingual Spanish and English (very fluent speaking, reading and writing in Spanish language) Must have a college education completion or higher (e.g., bachelor's degree) in related field (e.g., nursing, social work, public health, psychology, sociology, humanity, biology).Ability to maintain positive interactions with others and work cooperatively. Organizational skills to develop a project plan, monitor plans against established deadlines, and review and analyze results. Ability to drive to travel to community sites including interstate routes. Skill in working independently, taking initiative, and following through on all assignments. Ability to think critically, compile data from various sources, and prepare reports. Demonstrated ability to properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well-organized reports, summaries, and correspondence. Ability to establish and maintain files and records. 1-2 years of relevant work experience with BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent experience (i.e., community based education or counseling for older adults or informal caregivers). Demonstrated high-level communications skills to convey information in a clear and concise way. Experience using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Knowledge or experience in program content and objectives. Knowledge of how to deliver educational programs in a variety of settings. Demonstrated skill in interacting with persons from various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Demonstrated skill in excellent time management. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work as a supportive, cooperative member of a team. Must be bilingual Spanish/English and highly fluent in speaking, reading, and writing, especially in Spanish language. Basic effective reading, verbal, written communications and presentation skills to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment with frequent disruptions. *Special Conditions Required:* Travel to research participants' homes for education, as well as to community sites for recruitment, such as having meetings with organizations and local medical offices *Conditions of Employment:*The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment: * Background Check and Live Scan * Legal Right to work in the United States * Vaccination Policies * Smoking and Tobacco Policy * Drug Free Environment The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements. * California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act * E-Verify * Pre-Placement Health Evaluation Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - [https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php)*Closing Statement:*The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the [UC nondiscrimination policy](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [eec@uci.edu](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://apps.hr.uci.edu/Fastclass/recruiter/eec@uci.edu). *Job Opening ID:* 41366*Reports To: *Associate Professor*Working Title:* Community Health Worker*Department:* Nursing/ Administration*Bargaining Unit:* 99*FLSA:* Non-Exempt*Payroll Job Code:* 005840*Job Location:* UCI Campus- Irvine*Percent of Time:* 60%*Work Schedule:* 8-5, M-F*Employee Class:* Limited *Position Summary:* The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health locally and globally. The school strives to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice. This NIH funded research project team, including the Community Health Worker (also known as community education specialist) will work to improve health disparities in dementia care, working with research participants (i.e. family caregivers of person with dementia), as well as undergraduate and graduate students to contribute to the missions of the school. Uses professional community educational program concepts to deliver standardized educational and volunteer educational programs. Applies established procedures and programs to address county program educational needs that are limited in scope. Follows standard practices in analyzing program content and delivery needs and determining effectiveness of current programs. Receives detailed instructions on all assignments. Additionally, the incumbent will closely work with the primary Principal Investigator (PI) and program manager (PM) with all overall research activities including (1) performing home visit intervention to primary family caregivers for community dwelling persons with dementia by providing caregiving education and stress reduction techniques, (2) research data collection, (3) assisting research participant recruitment with PI and PM, and (4) provide other general administrative support *Compensation Range:* $20.00 - $22.00 *Department Website:* [https://nursing.uci.edu/](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://nursing.uci.edu/) *Required:* 1-3 years of relevant work experience with a college/university education (e.g., AD, BA/BS or higher degree) in related field (e.g., Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Psychology) or equivalent experience in community-based education projects (e.g., older adults, caregivers, dementia, mental health). Must be bilingual Spanish/English (very fluent speaking, reading and writing in Spanish language especially)Must be a bilingual Spanish and English (very fluent speaking, reading and writing in Spanish language) Must have a college education completion or higher (e.g., bachelor's degree) in related field (e.g., nursing, social work, public health, psychology, sociology, humanity, biology).Ability to maintain positive interactions with others and work cooperatively. Organizational skills to develop a project plan, monitor plans against established deadlines, and review and analyze results. Ability to drive to travel to community sites including interstate routes. Skill in working independently, taking initiative, and following through on all assignments. Ability to think critically, compile data from various sources, and prepare reports. Demonstrated ability to properly evaluate information, and prepare concise, well-organized reports, summaries, and correspondence. Ability to establish and maintain files and records. 1-2 years of relevant work experience with BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent experience (i.e., community based education or counseling for older adults or informal caregivers). Demonstrated high-level communications skills to convey information in a clear and concise way. Experience using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Knowledge or experience in program content and objectives. Knowledge of how to deliver educational programs in a variety of settings. Demonstrated skill in interacting with persons from various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Demonstrated skill in excellent time management. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work as a supportive, cooperative member of a team. Must be bilingual Spanish/English and highly fluent in speaking, reading, and writing, especially in Spanish language. Basic effective reading, verbal, written communications and presentation skills to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment with frequent disruptions. *Special Conditions Required:* Travel to research participants' homes for education, as well as to community sites for recruitment, such as having meetings with organizations and local medical offices *Conditions of Employment:*The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:Background Check and Live ScanLegal Right to work in the United StatesVaccination PoliciesSmoking and Tobacco PolicyDrug Free EnvironmentThe following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting ActE-VerifyPre-Placement Health EvaluationDetails of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - [https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php)*Closing Statement:*The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the [UC nondiscrimination policy](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [eec@uci.edu](https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3358432&targetURL=https://apps.hr.uci.edu/Fastclass/recruiter/eec@uci.edu).*To apply, visit [https://careersucirvine.ttcportals.com/jobs/10406772-community-health-worker](https://apptrkr.com/3358432)*Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.[Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency](https://www.jobelephant.com/) jeid-6774540c9f64f94d8b9edcdfe247c682

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