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Community Health Worker Engagement

Community Health Worker Engagement

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Community Health Worker Engagement Coordinator for an opportunity in Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Job Title: Community Health Worker Engagement Coordinator
Location: Indianapolis, IN 46204
Expected Duration: ongoing
Shift: M-F - 8am - 5pm

Job Description
Purpose of Position/Summary:
The Community Health Worker Engagement Coordinator serves in the Office of Minority Health (OMH). The Community Health Worker Engagement Coordinator will oversee the Community Health Worker Model Program. This covers all 10 regional preparedness areas. Position requires the supervision and coordination of activities for all the regional Community Health Workers (CHWs) for community engagement, tasks, and projects to improve the health of all Hoosiers, specifically those underserved or marginalized populations.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
* Coordinate and lead the development and implementation of the Community Health Worker Model to continue and establish key partnerships within minority and marginalized populations for the Office of Minority Health.
* Supervise and provide support to the 10 regional community health workers.
* Devote 100% of time to development of operational procedures, programmatic logistics and administration, supervision of regional CHWs, implementation of the dissemination plan and will serve as the primary liaison between the OMH, the Regional CHWs, Indiana Community Health
* Workers Association (INCHWA), Minority Health Partners, and Purdue University.
* Supports regional CHWs as they build and maintain strong cooperation with the local health departments and established health councils or regional networks to keep them informed and actively involved in community health activities.
* Build and ensure strong partnership with state and regional partners.

Principal Tasks:
* Assist with preparation of contracts and reports.
* Assist with data entry and data quality assurance processes.
* Processes claims justifications and invoices.
* Ensures notices from federal and state partners are communicated to CHWs and their regions.
* Support regional CHWs in strategizing to reduce barriers to health care access for underserved and marginalized populations
* Collaborate with INCHWA in providing technical assistance to the CHWs and their region.
* Represent the agency and the OMH in meetings with program partners.
* Support agency and division health equity efforts.
* Assist with various projects including but not limited to data-related projects with Health Equity Council, Health Equity Research Analyst, Health Disparities Epidemiologist, IHIE and projects with the Office of Minority Health.
* Support agency COVID-19 pandemic response efforts as needed.
* Perform additional related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
* A minimum of 5+ years of experience working closely with community health workers.
* Education: A master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., public health, biological sciences, or social sciences), OR
* A doctoral-level degree in public health or another relevant field, OR
* A bachelor's degree in a relevant field and ≥ 2 years of relevant public health experience.
* Experience with working with communities, community-based organizations, and/or local coalitions.
* Experience with programmatic coordination and planning.
* Experience with supervision and support.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
* Ability to identify, communicate and work effectively with local health department staff, community organizations, members of the public, and medical providers.
* Working knowledge of Indiana's public health landscape including health inequities and social determinants of health.
* Familiarity with communicating with diverse groups of people and the importance of culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
* Ability to prioritize tasks efficiently to meet internal and external deadlines.
* Ability to appropriately document work activities and maintain organized records.
* Self-motivated, friendly, and professional.
* Strong oral and written communication skills.
* Strong organizational and time-management skills with a strong attention to detail.
* Ability to work efficiently and independently with minimal supervision.
* Ability to provide prompt, courteous, and helpful customer service.
* Strong critical and analytical thinking skills.
* Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 146712 when responding to this ad.

Full time
Salary Range
$23,000.00 - 34,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Indianapolis, IN 46262, US