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Community Health Worker/Medical Interpreter/CHW (Spanish)

Company: 22nd Century Technologies Inc.
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Duration: * 4+ months*Working Hours: *Monday-Friday, 30-40 hrs/week; occasional evenings & weekends to accommodate community events and activities.*Job Description, Duties & Responsibilities:** The Client will aim to increase knowledge through education, prevention, and resource navigation for priority populations in a culturally competent manner.* This individual will work closely with our health clinics, local partners and businesses including schools, faith-based organizations, and other agencies to improve client health outcomes, particularly within the Latino community.*Position Activities:** Works frequently within the district's health clinics, referring patients for social needs and providing interpreter or translation services.* Builds and maintains relationships with residents through door-to-door engagement, involvement in community organizations/coalitions, and performs outreach documentation.* Builds relationships with local organizations and leaders to determine health needs of the community and to build trust.* Participates in the coordination of regular health promotion activities such as health fairs, organizational events, COVID-19 testing/vaccination events, and other local events.* Serves as a community liaison for community members around public health programs and community assessments.* Promotes, facilitates, and coordinates health education & promotion trainings, including but not limited to COVID-19 education, REVIVE! opioid overdose response, and/or tobacco education for Client persons.* Assists with grant application preparation and reporting, as requested.* May participate in community meetings held by local organizations to ensure resident input.*Minimum Qualifications:** English/Spanish bilingualism is required.* Knowledge of: common community health problems; public/private health care practices; community organizing, survey methods and use of data and health education principles* Skills in: program planning, implementations and evaluation; community assessment and organization; writing reports and program plans; public speaking; managing group dynamics and providing consultation with other professionals and the general public* Ability to: communicate effectively orally and in writing; utilize excellent interpersonal skills; maintain good working relationships; work independently with minimal supervision; execute problem solving skills; make appropriate decisions and develop program goals and objectives; evaluate program outcomes, impacts and processes.* Ability to drive State owned vehicle and/or personal vehicle to each locality.*Preferred Qualifications:** Bachelor's degree in health education, health promotion or related field, or equivalent training and/or lived experience preferred.* Experience with computers and Microsoft Office software preferred.* Certified CHW (or can become certified within the first 6 months of employment).* Certified Medical interpreter (or can become certified within the first 6 months of employment).* Possess a valid, state driver's license.LI_TSC*About our Company: -*22nd Century Technologies, Inc., is one of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States. Founded in 1997, 22nd Century Technologies is a Certified National Minority Business Enterprise with 6,000+ people including 600+ Cyber SMEs nationwide supporting our customers in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. With HQs in Somerset, NJ and Mclean, VA, 22nd Century has 14 offices throughout the United States. As part of our unrelenting focus on quality and compliance, 22nd Century Technologies delivery is based on Certified Matured Processes including CMMI L3 Dev & SVC, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 quality processes. With a strong focus on the public sector, 22nd Century currently holds government contracts with 14 out of 15 Federal Executive agencies including DoD, 37 other Federal agencies, 50 States, 115+ Local agencies, and 37 School Districts. In the last three years, we have expanded our services to Fortune 500 and other commercial clients and currently support 80+ commercial clients.Recognized among *Best Company to Work For by Forbes, 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.,* consistently exceeds our clients expectations by focusing on their absolute satisfaction with jobs while keeping our employees motivated.22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer' and US Citizens & all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.'*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*Job Type: ContractPay: $29.00 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to Relocate:* Chesterfield, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Willingness to travel:* 25% (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: 22nd Century Technologies Inc., Tuckahoe , Community Health Worker/Medical Interpreter/CHW (Spanish), Healthcare , Chesterfield, Virginia

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