MATERNAL INFANT COMMUNITY HEALTH COLLABORATIVE (MICHC) COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (2 Full-time positions )
Working together with its partners The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network (LHVPN) advocates for and educates consumers and professionals about maternal, child and family health. LHVPN also mobilizes the community, to eliminate disparities, and improve the health of women, children and families in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, which includes Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester counties.
Reports to: Community Health Worker Supervisor
Under the direction of the Maternal Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC) Community Health Worker Supervisor the Community Health Worker is responsible for engaging primarily high-risk women ages 14 -44 years (preconception, pregnant and interconception) through regular home visits, conducting regular assessments, assisting with goal planning to enhance overall wellness, while making referrals, advocacy, follow-up and overall service coordination with other providers. The goal of the MICHC is to improve maternal and infant health outcomes (prematurity, low birth weight, infant mortality, and maternal mortality) for high-need women and to reduce racial, ethnic and economic disparities in those outcomes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the CHW Coordinator, the CHW duties and responsibilities include:
Skills and Qualifications:
High School diploma/GED with three to five years of work experience in a health or human service agency, including community organizing/outreach, health promotion/prevention, health education or related experience.
Other Conditions of Employment:
Salary and Benefits:
CHRF, Inc./LHVPN offers a comprehensive benefits package. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or marital status.
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirement ASAP to: Cara Stanley, MICHC Coordinator indicating “MICHC Community Health Worker – your name” in the subject line. Please email all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network (LHVPN) Mobilizes the community, to eliminate disparities, and improve the health of women, children and families in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, which includes Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester counties.
22 Saw Mill River Rd, Suite 300, Mailbox # 19, Hawthorne, NY 10532, United States
Phone: +1 914-922-2240
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