12 days old

STEPS: Community Health Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS: Community Health Worker
Requisition Number TE06547
Work Location Hazard, KY
Salary Range 15.00
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
High School/GED
Required Related Experience
One Year
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Occasional standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs, sitting at computer workstation for extended periods, and/or repetitive motion.
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; occasional evening hours (40 hours/ week)
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking a Community Health Worker (CHW) to support and coordinate Community Health Days as part of the COVID 19: Increasing the COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in Rural Appalachia Kentucky HRSA grant. Responsibilities include: work with the county coordinators, local agencies and stakeholders to arrange Community Health Days, educate community members about the COVID 19 vaccine; complete surveys to assess any concerns or barriers to being vaccinated, and responsible for data entry and collecting information for reporting requirements.

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
Research experience, data collection, computer skills
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
High School and one year of experience
Deadline to Apply 05/31/2022
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: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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