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Community Health Worker, Per Diem

Company: University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Location: Riverside
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Community Health Worker, Per Diem

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

31495351 50% Part Time 8AM - 5PM $45,700 - $60,800

Position Information

The Community Health Worker (CHW), per diem, will be responsible for identifying and determining social service needs for individuals in the community by conducting social determinants of health assessment within their scope through outreach and engagement activities. The Community Health Worker will be responsible for assessing the health risks and identifying gaps pertaining to Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) which create barriers and contribute to the well-being of an individual's care needs. Under the general supervision of the Center for Healthy Communities leadership, the Community Health Worker will be responsible for supporting community members in improving their health through outreach and engagement activities with follow-ups held over the phone and/or in the field. In collaboration with the individual, the Community Health Worker will take ownership of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) goals, and will be responsible for facilitating health, risk, and safety screenings, health education activities, and special events to promote health for community members as well as help individuals access social services for their needs.

Please Note: There are 2 per diem vacancies. Per diem, appointees may be scheduled on a pre-scheduled basis or as needed on a day-to-day basis or called off from a pre-established schedule as determined by the University. These positions are grant-funded appointments with end dates of 06/30/2024 and may be extended should funding be available.

The pay rates for these positions range from $22.00/per hour to $30.00/per hour depending on relevant experience.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement

Associate degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Continuing education in related field. Required

Completion of approved Community Health Worker program. Preferred


Certification Requirement

CHW State Certification when available Preferred


Experience Requirement

2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement

Valid Drivers License Preferred

Travel Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Working knowledge of departmental and organization policies and procedures; knowledge of educational program content and objectives.

Working skills to produce and deliver programs.

Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentation skills.

Working knowledge of delivering community educational programs.

Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.

Working knowledge of current community education programs and trends.

Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the development and delivery of training programs.

Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment.

Preferred Qualifications

Effective communication skills to interact with various members of the community

Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html)

Keywords: University of California Riverside, Bourns College, Riverside , Community Health Worker, Per Diem, Healthcare , Riverside, California

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