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Date: March 14, 2014
Location: United Way, 50 Waugh Dr., Houston, TX 77007
Topics: Human Trafficking, Child Maltreatment, Social Justice as Ministry, and more!
Registration & details: www.chwconferencehouston.com
This year we will be hosting our first CHW video contest! As part of our theme, we would like CHWs to submit a 1 minute video telling us or showing us how you promote Social Justice as a CHW. Not sure what Social Justice is?? Click here to read more. You’re already doing it, we promise! Details on website!
Fort Bend Area:
- Date/Time: December 6th, 2013; 9:00am-11:00am
- Location: 1705 Jackson St, Richmond, TX 77469; Oak Bend Medical Center Conference Room
- Continuing Education: Preventing Burnout - 1 DSHS-certified CEU from the UTSPH CHW Training Program
- Date/Time: December 10th, 2013; 10:00am-12:00pm
- Location: United Way, 50 Waugh Dr., Houston, TX 77007
- Continuing Education: Social Justice & CHWs - 1 DSHS-certified CEU from the UTSPH CHW Training Program
- RSVP: Please let us know you’ll be joining us by responding here
** In the spirit of the holidays, please bring a blanket, sweater, or non-perishable food item(s) to donate to the needy on behalf of our CHW community! For every item you bring, you get an extra door prize ticket! **
Learn the latest on heart care. Motivate yourself and others to live heart healthy.
Power your life and community with spiritual tools for “hearty” living!
**Registration for this event is not yet available – please see Heartbeat Flyer for more details and keep an eye out for registration information this fall.
Check out the latest version of our TGCCPA email! Click here to check it out!
Luis and Rosalia on TV set of Nuestras Vidas Community Show at Univison Channel 45
Rosalia Guerrero being interviewed by Grace Olivares on Nuestras Vidas Community Show. The show will air Sept.1st on Univision Ch 45 at 7:30am & UniMas Ch 67 6:30am. Topic-The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and potential medical insurance fraud.
Bilingual Community Health Worker in Pasadena
ABC Dental - Pasadena, TX
Are you looking for a new opportunity to grow in your career, and be a part of a successful and growing organization? ABC Dental has a great opportunity for a dynamic Community Health Worker.
ABC Dental is a leader in the healthcare industry. The success of ABC Dental spans in several locations across Houston, and the greater Houston area. Our success enables us to continually expand each year.
ABC Dental thrives to promote preventive dental care and treat our patients with highest care
At ABC Dental, our team of professionals is just that – a family. We approach our patients, community, and our employees with caring, understanding, and compassion. These values are reflected in the way we interact with each other during our daily activities, along with dignity and respect.
ABC Dental is looking for Bilingual Community Health worker to work with our Pasadena Office.
Responsibilities for the Bilingual Community Health worker include:
Establishing and maintaining market awareness and support of services as evidenced by a consistent and increasing amount of referrals within the programs local service area.
Building and maintaining professional relationships with key referral sources including, but not limited to, hospitals, schools, medical clinics, apartments, non-profits, food stores, day cares, and Head Starts.
Plan, organize and implement a yearly and monthly calendar that is in compliance with the Educational Outreach playbook
Develop, coordinate, organize and attend community events promoting Oral Health Awareness (Health fair, presentations, dental screenings, career days, volunteer opportunities, fun days and other various outreach efforts)
Provide direct support and guide families to the resources/services available in the community.
Consistently meeting or exceeding company expectations and benchmarks regarding number of clinically appropriate admissions arising from his/her assigned community outreach accounts.
Participates and attends community networking meetings as requested
Assist and support inter-departmental needs (dental assistants/front office)
Collaborates and communicates with Program Director to design and implement action plan.
Maintain & track all outreach strategies, policies, tools and materials in a safe and confidential manner.
Maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines
Understand the functions, services and programs of Non Profit agencies.
Experience in public speaking
Ability to remain flexible and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook)
Ability to travel to meetings in the community and transport materials to events
Current valid Texas driver’s license
Proof of current Insurance Liability Coverage
Available on evenings and weekends
Demonstrated skills in writing and communication
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Ability to travel to meetings in the community and transport materials to events.
Certified Community Health Worker is preferred
Must have Associates/and or Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Public Health or health related field is required
2-5 Years experience working in a health related field is required.