OPS Community Health Worker

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Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health, Grant or Research Administration
Department:36020000 - PHHP-COM EPIDEMIOLOGY

Classification Title:

 OPS-Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical

Job Description:

The University of Florida (UF) Department of Epidemiology seeks compassionate, detail-oriented individuals to function as Community Health Workers ("CHW's").

CHW's work directly with community members on a daily basis, obtaining informed consent, administering the HealthStreet health intake questionnaire, providing health information and advocacy, performing timely follow-ups to track satisfaction with the HealthStreet program and any service or research referrals provided. Duties specific to this project include efforts targeted at improving vaccination uptake among minority populations in several areas of North and North Central Florida.

Additional duties include:

  • Maintaining proper documentation and record keeping, including daily progress reports and weekly summaries of locations, enrollments and transportations.
  • Attending weekly HealthStreet meetings.


Part-time, 0.50 FTE position, at 20 hours per week. Requires flexibility in hours, as some evening and weekend hours may be needed.  This recruitment has the opportunity to hire up to fifteen (15) individuals.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 per hour at time of hire; once training/certification is completed, a review of salary will be made with an increase up to $20 an hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Must be punctual, outgoing, communicate effectively (verbally and in writing), be committed to participant protection and privacy, and have high personal integrity. 

Applicants must be independent, self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, performance-oriented.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted; previous candidates remain under consideration and need not apply.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

Health Assessment Required: No



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