Community health Worker - Ob/Gyn - #337758

Washington University in St. Louis

Date: 07/22/2021 17:30 PM

City: Washington Park, Illinois

Salary: $1,617 - $2,347 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Scheduled Hours


Position Summary

Position performs community outreach, providing information on University studies and enrolling patients when appropriate. Also provides referrals to services in community

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs outreach in the community to inform community members, in culturally relevant language, about research opportunities available at the University. Assists Physician in research efforts
  • Enrolls interested people in research, conducts health intake, and assists in linking participants with other studies throughout the University
  • Refers community members to available resources, from medical and social services to opportunities offered
  • Arranges language translation or interpretation services as needed
  • Assists in arranging transportation to facilitate study enrollment
  • Provides follow-up with participants by phone regarding study enrollment and satisfaction
  • Contacts study coordinators to provide referrals and track participant enrollment
  • Assists in building partnerships with community agencies
  • Maintains proper documentation and record keeping.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians, coordinators and patients
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to complete paperwork in timely manner with excellent accuracy

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent high school certification and five years’ relevant experience in community health, human services, outreach or within a health care setting is required or bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or a related field
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.) Attainment of the Community Health Worker Certificate is required within six months of hire



Salary Range

$16.17 - $23.47 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening

Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits

EEO/AA Statement

Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply

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