Community Health Worker I (COVID - 19 Case Manager) - TEMP

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Dec 28, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Community Health Worker I (COVID - 19 Case Manager) - TEMP

Job Title
Community Health Worker I (COVID - 19 Case Manager) - TEMP

Prairie View A&M University

Health Services

Proposed Minimum Salary
$12.07 hourly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The COVID-19 Community Health Worker will ensure students have resources easily accessible around campus in the hopes of encouraging compliance with University COVID-19 and public health policies. This position is funded through the HEERF/MSI funding and will continue as needed for the through January 2022.


  • Care Communications: Initiate prompt communication with students diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 to determine quarantine/isolations plans and setup support services as needed. Employ dynamic communications and interpersonal skill to build rapport and maintain trust with students of varied backgrounds. Follow a general script to garner information related to the status and the needs of the student.
  • Care Hall: Manage the temporary housing operations for students needing to isolate/quarantine on-campus. Facilitate the check-in/check-out process by assigning rooms, distributing keys, scheduling move-in, providing low-level concierge, and coordinating cleaning services.
  • Care Transport: Operate University-issued vehicles to support meal pickup and delivery; student transport; supply collections and distribution; and local off-campus support.
  • Care Reporting: Develop and manage electronic databases for Care Operations and specific needs for each student. Develop reports to track all aspects of the Care Operation including student attributes, supplies, meals, transport needs, etc. Issue daily updates and weekly tracking reports to Housing and Residence Life.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of related experience in public health, health outreach, and education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to speak English and Spanish.

Other Requirements:

  • Work beyond normal offices hours and/or work on weekends.

Special Requirements:

  • Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of an Associate's degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have two years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of an Associate's degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of four years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of related experience in program coordination or project management in addition to the minimum experience required.

Job Closing Date::

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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