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Community Health Worker, Healthy Start

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!



Position Summary: CHW will conduct screenings and individual needs assessments in primarily Jenks Park Pediatrics, Inc. in Central Falls, but also in family homes and other community venues as appropriate. Responsible for engaging clients; implementing screening tools; identifying areas of need; developing action plans; ensuring referrals are made to appropriately matched services; and providing ongoing support and monitoring.



Qualifications:

Community Health Worker Certification required; Bachelor degree preferred.
Ability to complete training and meet all requirements to be certified as a Community Health Worker within the first 12 months of employment.
Spanish bilingual preferred.
Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.
Ability to work independently and as an interdependent team member.
Ability to provide services in client’s homes, health clinic, community locations and other agency sites.
Ability to have a flexible schedule to include some evenings.
Experience working with young children and their families.
Prior experience in behavioral health and/or crisis intervention preferred.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!


Continuing Education Requirements:

As needed to maintain individual CHW certification and meet RI DOH standards.
Participation in semi-annual and annual employee performance review process including development and review of professional/program goals and objectives.
Other trainings as required by Rhode Island Department of Health.

Physical Requirements:

Travel to and from clients’ residence, community locations and office site, which could include using walkways, stairs and/or elevators.
Ability to lift up to 20lbs.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Program vaccination requirements: COVID-19, Influenza, Tdap, and Hep B.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!



We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits.
Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!



About Us: Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.


Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


FSRI determines pay based on a candidate's relevant and transferable experience, certifications, licenses, degree and language ability.

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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