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Community Health Worker (CHW)

Multiple CHW positions in the following locations:

COVID-19 and Flu: Rural Nevada - White Pine and/or Humboldt counties

Immunize Nevada's Community Health Workers work closely and communicate effectively with families, seniors, persons with disabilities, socioeconomically disadvantaged, uninsured or underinsured, pregnant women, child care age & school-age children, community organizations/partners/agencies, faith-based organizations, etc. They may also support immunization and outreach efforts of local community health nurses and/or health districts.

Position responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:

  • Conduct education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy
  • Utilize partnerships with community partners and stakeholders to address vaccine access challenges among targeted populations
  • Work with community vaccinators to fund and/or organize community-based clinics to reach target audiences and increase vaccine uptake
  • Activities follow federal, state, and local guidelines and protocols for COVID-19 prevention

Position information:

Full-time, non-exempt, 40 hours a week
Fully grant-funded through June 2022. Position continuation will be dependent on additional funding.
Benefits include PTO, Nevada and Federal holidays, 90% employer covered health, vision, and dental insurance, Simple IRA plan, mileage reimbursement, and more
Pay range: $22-24/hour, depending on experience

Position requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency
CHW I or CHW II certification
Knowledge of local health disparities and resources to address those disparities
Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and insurance required
Read, write, and speak Spanish preferred
Other applicants with equivalent public health work experience and training may be considered and complete CHW training while on the job.
More info on CHWs: Nevada Community Health Worker Association

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to Dr. Sherilyn Duckworth, Ph.D., MPH. Positions are open until filled.

Immunize Nevada is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.