Community Health Workers
49 matches for community service
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|Alternate Occupation Titles||17 matches|
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- Community Health Workers
Alternate Occupation Titles
- 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
- Community Liaison
- Community Nutrition Advisor
- Community Nutrition Educator
- Community Resource Navigator
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Counseling and Testing Services Specialist
- 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 diagnostic screenings, such as breast cancer screening, pap smears, glaucoma tests, or diabetes screenings.
- 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 risk or prevention of conditions, such as lead poisoning, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), prenatal substance abuse, or domestic violence.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to sanitation or hygiene, such as flossing or hand washing.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to self-care, such as diabetes management.
- Advise clients or community groups on issues related to social or intellectual development, such as education, childcare, or problem solving.
- Advise clients or community groups to ensure parental understanding of the importance of childhood immunizations and how to access immunization services.
- Advocate for individual or community health needs with government agencies or health service providers.
- Assist families to apply for social services, including Medicaid or Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
- 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.
- Distribute flyers, brochures, or other informational or educational documents to inform members of a targeted community.
- 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.
- Perform basic diagnostic procedures, such as blood pressure screening, breast cancer screening, or communicable disease screening.
- 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.
Detailed Work Activities
- Advise clients or community groups on health issues.
- Advocate for individual or community needs.
- Assess individual or community needs for educational or social services.
- Collect information about community health needs.
- Help clients get needed services or resources.
- Lead classes or community events.
- Plan programs to address community health issues.
- Provide basic health care services.
- Provide educational materials to community members.
- Refer clients to community or social service programs.
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Community Health Workers