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University of Utah Community Health Worker AHEC (PS) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/01/2020

Requisition Number PRN10695N

Job Title PS Community Health Worker

Working Title Community Health Worker AHEC (PS)

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Dependent upon need, varying hours

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63 DOQ

Close Date

Job Summary

The UT AHEC Program Office will therefore engage CHWs to teach UT AHEC Scholars and practicing clinicians to provide culturally sensitive, high quality telehealth care for members of underserved urban and rural communities. We will do this in close coordination with our three Centers: Southern Utah AHEC ( SUAHEC ), Crossroads Utah AHEC ( CRAHEC ), and Northern Utah AHEC ( NUAHEC ). Each Center will adapt and extend curricula for students and clinicians as appropriate for specific needs of their region of the state, as well as collaborate with the Program Office and each other to develop resources useful across the entire state.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

1-You will be assisting the Utah AHEC Program Office in the development of educational training services that focus on cultural humility and proficiency aspects specific to the following populations: Latinos, American Indian, Pacific Islander, Refugee and African American Populations.

2- You will be assisting with cultural humility training that intersects with elder and rural populations, as these have also been determined to be at high risk in Utah.

3-You will assist the Utah AHEC program in curating Telehealth training materials and training activities on COVID19 and other infectious diseases.

4-You will be involved in the development of modules/simulations with e-instruction guides, to teach Utah AHEC Scholars and practicing clinicians culturally proficient, high quality telehealth care for members of underserved urban and rural communities.

5-You will be asked to assist in the implementation and training of the Utah AHEC Scholars, utilizing prepared modules/simulations materials, in times selected by Scholar availability. The target number of students to be reached is approximately 100-120

6-Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma, or equivalent. Demonstrated relationship-building and effective communication skills.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

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The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “employment@utah.edu” or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: “oeo@umail.utah.edu” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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