Location: Black Hawk County   Company name: Black Hawk County Public Health   Job type: full-time

Community Health Worker – Oral Health

Under general supervision, responsible for assisting in oral health services and provides assistance to families/clients in need of direct or linked services to prevent disease, protect and promote public health.

 Job Duties:

  • Assists in preparing and performing dental procedures, transports and sets up equipment, and maintains adequate supplies and records for oral health services.
    • Interacts with clients to discuss healthcare benefit options and eligibility.
    • Links consumers to community resources, health and human services.
    • Facilitates communication by phone, mail, face to face encounter (e.g. home visit, community-based agency or health department encounter); and maintains acceptable contact rates.
    • Assists with delegated (direct) services consistent with education, scope of practice and credentialing.
    • Assists with informing and care coordination activities for assigned program area consistent with education, scope of practice and credentialing.
    • Produces and maintains documentation consistent with professional and oversight agency performance standards.
    • Assists with quality improvement to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and client satisfaction.
    • Provides culturally appropriate health information.

For complete job description and application, visit https://ia-blackhawkcounty.civicplushrms.com/PrivateCareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=118330&SourceId=1461

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