job opening: community health worker

Community Health Worker – Bilingual English/Spanish

Posted  2/9/2016

Position Description:  We are seeking a full time Community Health Worker for our Improving Pregnancy Outcomes grant. The Health Worker will provide culturally competent maternal and child health (MCH) advocacy and support services for women of childbearing age and pregnant women in Middlesex County. This position will involve navigation of the health care system; identification of health care resources; appointment scheduling; arranging transportation and child care; accompanying patients to prenatal/specialist visits and other associated tasks.

Qualified applicants must have H.S. Diploma, BA Preferred and a minimum of 1 year in maternal child health field. A strong knowledge about the Middlesex County (must be a resident of Middlesex County) and New Jersey social services system required and experience relating to the field of public health, specifically maternal child health is strongly preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel extensively on a daily basis for community based appointments in Middlesex County is also required. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to jclaudio@cjfhc.org.

Jocelyn Claudio, MA*

Director  of Human Resources *

2 King Arthur Court, Suite B

North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Phone: 732-937-5437 Ext. 124

Fax: 732-937-5540

www.CJFHC.org

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