Community Health Workers
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- Community Health Workers
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Health Advocate
- Health Educator
- Health Navigator
- Health Outreach Worker
- Community Health Advisor
- Community Health Advocate
- Community Health Agent
- Community Health Counselor
- Community Health Navigator
- Community Health Outreach Worker
- Community Health Program Coordinator
- Community Health Program Rep
- Community Health Program Representative
- Community Health Promoter
- Community Health Representative
- Community Health Worker
- Lay Health Advocate
- Mental Health Advocate
- Peer Health Promoter
- Public Health Nurse
- Public Health Outreach Worker
- Public Health Worker
- Promote health within a community by assisting individuals to adopt healthy behaviors. Serve as an advocate for the health needs of individuals by assisting community residents in effectively communicating with healthcare providers or social service agencies. Act as liaison or advocate and implement programs that promote, maintain, and improve individual and overall community health. May deliver health-related preventive services such as blood pressure, glaucoma, and hearing screenings. May collect data to help identify community health needs.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to self-care, such as diabetes management.
- Advocate for individual or community health needs with government agencies or health service providers.
- Attend community meetings or health fairs to understand community issues or build relationships with community members.
- Collect information from individuals to compile vital statistics about the general health of community members.
- Develop plans or formal contracts for individuals, families, or community groups to improve overall health.
- Identify the particular health care needs of individuals in a community or target area.
- Interpret, translate, or provide cultural mediation related to health services or information for community members.
- Provide basic health services, such as first aid.
- Provide feedback to health service providers regarding improving service accessibility or acceptability.
- Refer community members to needed health services.
- Teach classes or otherwise disseminate medical or dental health information to school groups, community groups, or targeted families or individuals, in a manner consistent with cultural norms.
- Transport or accompany clients to scheduled health appointments or referral sites.
Detailed Work Activities
- Advise clients or community groups on health issues.
- Collect information about community health needs.
- Plan programs to address community health issues.
- Provide basic health care services.
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Community Health Workers