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Community Health Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Community Health Worker
Requisition Number RE37986
Working Title Community Health Worker
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $15.00-24.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
1 yr
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time. lifting up to 50 lbs, computer and telephone work, intermittent travel, repetitive motion
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some evenings and weekends may be required
Job Summary
The Markey Cancer Center is recruiting a bilingual Community Health Worker which will be part of the Community Impact Office. This person will establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with community organizations to promote health equity. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the Hispanic population throughout Kentucky with a focus on Eastern, Central and Northern Kentucky.

This candidate will form collaborations with Hispanic community leaders and other stakeholders to identify community needs and priorities related to cancer and health equity. This person will conduct outreach and engagement activities to promote cancer prevention, screening to help improve health outcomes among Hispanics and under-served communities. S/he will advocate and link/refer people to needed services, including screenings, clinical trials, patient education, and survivorship.

Must be fluent in oral and written Spanish and English and able to translate materials from English to Spanish.

This position will have an onsite work arrangement.

IMPORTANT: Resumes and CVs cannot be substituted for a completed application. Incomplete applications could disqualify you from being considered for this position. To be considered you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. You will also be required to upload a cover letter and resume.

To view our exceptional benefits, please visit https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Windows (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); Prefer – oral and written Spanish and English and able to translate materials from English to Spanish. Customer Service, interpersonal skills
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Prefer at least one year experience interacting or working with the Hispanic community.
Deadline to Apply 03/29/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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