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10/28/21- POSITION: Full-time Community Health Workers (CHW)

 

    

Position Announcements: Full-time Community Health Workers (CHW)

Jackson County Health Department

  • 200 East Main Street

    Jackson, Ohio 45640

    (740) 286-5094

 

The Jackson County Health Department is accepting applications for thirteen full-time Community Health Workers (CHWs).  These CHWs will be located in each of the following Ohio counties: Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Perry, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton.  CHWs will be responsible for improving community health literacy, utilizing evidence-based programs to create community change, assisting with COVID response including participating in vaccine clinics, helping those with chronic illnesses navigate and access community services, and adopt healthy behaviors. This project is expected to be funded for approximately three years unless future funding can be secured. 

Qualifications:

Successful candidate must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license. Employment is contingent on the completion of CHW training and obtaining a CHW certification. CHW training will be provided during the first three months of employment.  Persons who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 need not apply.                                                                                                  

Benefits:

The Jackson County Health Department offers an excellent benefits package that includes: health and life insurance, paid holidays, personal leave, vacation and sick leave. The wage will be $14.00 per hour for 40 hours of work per week.  This position will be part of a Collective Bargaining Unit.

Contact Information:

Send a Resume and a Cover Letter including which county you would like to serve and why you would like to perform this work to Kevin Aston, Health Commissioner, Jackson County Health Department, 200 East Main Street, Jackson, Ohio, 45640 or email to kaston@jchd.us  Deadline for submission is November 5th, 2021 at 4:00 PM or until filled.  The Jackson County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.