Community Health Worker Resume Samples

A Community Health Worker will take charge of helping patients and their families in navigating and accessing community services and other resources. Key functionalities listed on the Community Health Worker Resume include – administering immunizations and other preventive treatments; advising clients on issues such as awareness of breast cancer, diabetics testing, pap smear and glaucoma tests; identifying health care needs in a community, maintaining updated client records, and advocating on behalf of individuals with government agencies.

Some common skills that are needed for this profession include – strong interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of community agencies and resources; the ability to plan and evaluate client care plans; skill in organizing resources and the ability to communicate medical information to healthcare professionals. Minimum qualification includes a degree in social work or Public relations. Completion of community health worker formal training will also be considered.

 

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Community Health Worker Resume example

Community Health Worker Resume

Objective : Under direct supervision, responsible for assisting individuals and communities with adopting healthy behaviors by establishing trusting relationships with patients and their families while providing general support and encouragement.

Skills : Patient Care, Health Education, Social Support.

Description :

    1. Monitored patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
    2. Trained residents, medical students, and other health care professionals.
    3. Administered bedside or personal care; ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
    4. Performed housekeeping duties; administer beside/personal care, and ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
    5. Provided emergency care in periods of incapacitation, family disruption, or convalescence.
    6. Monitored patient vital signs and medication; under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.
    7. Responsible to transport clients Plan, shop for, or prepare nutritious meals; some training of family members.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Health Care Administration


Community Health Worker Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in the Public Health field to serve and assist the community through education and health promotion. Pursuing a position that will allow me to acquire new abilities, increase my knowledge, and will allow me to grow in my career.

Skills : Results-oriented, High-energy, Hands-on professional.

Description :

    1. Conducted 24-hour follow-up contacts after patient discharges. 
    2. Assisted patients/families in identifying and accessing relevant community resources. 
    3. Recruited a client base within the community by identifying, locating, interviewing and screening individuals.
    4. Provided general information to individuals and families on program objectives and services, eligibility requirements and benefits, the confidentiality of information, etc. 
    5. Scheduled clients for appointments with health care providers. 
    6. Reminded of pending appointments and contacts them to inquire into reasons for missed appointments. 
    7. Escorted clients to or calls clients to confirm various appointments to ensure compliance and provide support.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Criminal Justice


Community Health Worker Resume

Summary : Responsible for assisting patients and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. To conduct outreach for medical personnel to implement programs in the community that promotes, maintain, and improve individual and community health.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Crisis Intervention, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Conducted member home visits to ensure proper follow up with their Primary Care Physician.
    2. Educated health plan members about how to use the health care and social service systems.
    3. Assisted members in self-management of chronic illnesses and medication usage.
    4. Provided individual social and health care support to health plan members.
    5. Linked health plan members to community resources.
    6. Operated as a bridge between the health plan member and the assigned case manager.
    7. Facilitated continuity of care by providing follow-up on a regular basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Criminology

Community Health Worker Resume

Summary : To provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, and advocate for individuals and community health needs, collect data to help identify community health needs.

Skills : Program Management, Healthcare, CPR, Patient Care, Medicaid.

Description :

    1. Analyzed the success of the program using the collected data.
    2. Conducted press conferences, news reports, and various media spots.
    3. Documented information confidentially under HIPAA regulations.
    4. Educated the community on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and various health programs available and applicable.
    5. Coordinated and facilitated community-based presentations on the ACA.
    6. Coordinated the client and community organizations.
    7. Tracked and submitted conference and travel reimbursement packages.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Services Administration

Community Health Worker Resume

Headline : Community Health Worker is responsible for providing health services to the community, including both inpatient and outpatient care. This job role covers a wide range of clinical settings, including hospitals, aged care facilities and nursing homes.

Skills : Healthcare, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Focus, Microsoft Office Suite, Outside Sales, Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Assisted support staff in all clinical service evaluations.
    2. Consulted with appropriate staff on protocol issues on a regular basis.
    3. Maintained and updated health facility activity documentation.
    4. Conducted client assessments and resulting care plans as directed.
    5. Ensured timely and full delivery of healthcare tools and supplies to appropriate departments.
    6. Investigated cases for the proper use of emergency equipment and services.
    7. Provided community service referrals as needed for individual patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Community Health Worker Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Community Health Worker with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Disease Prevention, Goal Setting, Trusting Relationship.

Description :

    1. Conducted intake interviews with patients, including enrolling and/or referring patients into OHP, Sliding Fee program, Care for Kids, and other programs.
    2. Assisted patients with completing applications and registration forms.
    3. Conducted eligibility determination, enrollment, and follow-up with uninsured patients.
    4. Provided referrals for services to community agencies as appropriate.
    5. Exhibited excellent working relations with patients, visitors, and staff, Work closely with a medical provider to help ensure that patients have comprehensive and Coordinated care.
    6. Worked cooperatively with other clinical personnel and other agencies, be knowledgeable about Community resources appropriate to the needs of patients/families.
    7. Performed other duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Health Services Administration

Community Health Worker Resume

Headline : Dedicated, multi-faceted social service professional with a strong commitment to serving individuals and the community through collaborative efforts and relationships. Dedicated to providing support and opportunities to others through community development efforts and direct services.

Skills : Scheduling Appointments, Emotional Support, Social Perceptiveness.

Description :

    1. Educated members about how to navigate the health and social service systems.
    2. Communicated with medical and social service agencies in order to meet the member's needs.
    3. Identified barriers and health risk factors which kept member's from meeting their health care needs.
    4. Developed an Individualized Health Care Plan based on communicating and assessing their health care needs.
    5. Provided 100% satisfaction amongst the members served demonstrated through the results of the Satisfaction Surveys conducted.
    6. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing - responding to members' questions and assessing member's needs through conversation and providing them with written information when necessary.
    7. Vast knowledge of community resources and contacts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Community Health Worker Resume

Summary : Experienced health care professional with a diverse knowledge base. Strong background in clinical data management for the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, fluency in IL Medicaid managed care, covered populations, and health delivery systems, combined with experience in patient community outreach and education.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual Spanish, Case Management, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Assisted clients in obtaining necessary transportation and/or childcare when treatment is needed.
    2. Assisted with client retention by following up on all contacts by telephone or by a home visit follow-up. 
    3. Located clients who have moved or lost contact with the program.
    4. Served as a liaison between the client and community resources including department staff, City, State, and Federal social services agencies.
    5. Conducted visual inspection of the physical condition of the clients house to identify factors that may be detrimental to maintaining a safe, healthy, and comfortable living environment.
    6. Assisted with the facilitation of the health center process by greeting clients and making sure that they are registered to be seen.
    7. Reported on community outreach activities including problems and concerns as needed to the Program Administrator.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Community Health Worker Resume

Summary : Community Health Worker is responsible for the provision of high quality care, treatment, and services to patients with chronic diseases.

Skills : Individual Counseling, Group Facilitation, Case Management, Treatment Planning, Discharge Planning, Time Management, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Served as an essential link between a UIC based care coordination team and the community.
    2. Built and maintained positive working relationships with patients, families, providers, community agencies, and relevant staff.
    3. Interfaced with patients/families and providers relative to the health management/care plan.
    4. Coached and supported patients and families in the effective management of chronic illness and the appropriate use of health care services.
    5. Motivated patients and families to be active, engaged participants in their health.
    6. Helped patients/families to access resources such as scheduling appointments, obtaining medications, and arranging transportation.
    7. Facilitated communication and the coordination of services between providers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Work

Community Health Worker Resume

Objective : Community Health Worker (CHW) is responsible for the delivery of quality health care in communities, and contributes to the well-being and vitality of the community. Their primary responsibility is to provide care, treatment, and education to individuals with chronic illnesses, disabilities and other health conditions in a manner that recognizes their inherent dignity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Office Administration, Customer Service, Communications, Technical Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Created a positive experience and relationship with the member.
    2. Kept the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physician.
    3. Kept members actively engaged with their primary physician.
    4. Supported the member to ensure the pick-up of their Rx.
    5. Proactively engaged the member to manage their care provider member education.
    6. Supported transitions of care help to keep members compliant with their care plans.
    7. Partnered with the care team (community, providers, internal staff).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Community Health Worker Resume

Objective : Self-motivated professional seeking full-time employment. Detail-oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism, and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment.

Skills : Service Orientation, Persuasion, Complex Problem Solving, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Provided ongoing follow-up, basic motivational interviewing, and goal setting with patients/families.
    2. Conducted intake interviews with patients to assess needs, and make referrals to community agencies and programs as needed.
    3. Follow-up with patients by phone, home visits, and visits to other settings where patients can be found.
    4. Assessed needs and help patients set personal goals to improve/maintain compliance with the plan of care.
    5. Assisted patients to access transportation resources and provide appointment reminders in special circumstances, transporting patients is strictly prohibited. 
    6. Provided case managers with member updates weekly. 
    7. Monitored trends within the community based on needs, programs and plans while reporting outcomes. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Community Health Worker Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position to utilize my Community health worker background, to provide assistance to individuals and their families to maintain self-sufficiency through the execution of healthcare and resources.

Skills : Judgment and Decision Making, Dependability, Social Orientation, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Assisted with planning, organizing, and implementing community special events such as health fairs, workshops, etc. 
    2. Attended team pre-shift and post-shift huddles/meetings with the Shift Team Leader, who serves as supervisor and support during the assigned shift;
    3. Attended training as scheduled and as needed. Will have the ability to work remotely using a telephone, computer, and electronic/technology equipment with attendance in person for meetings and training.
    4. Assisted with patient navigation, conduct patient research, offers support to contact tracing from ATS.
    5. Received and staged meals in a community space. 
    6. Ensured guests with special dietary needs are provided appropriate food as necessary;
    7. Served as a liaison between staff and security.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Healthcare Administration