**5 Positions** Health Navigator – (Grant Position)
Posted 4 weeks ago
Job Title Note
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Health Navigator works in collaboration with the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Team, local Community-Based organizations, local health providers, various county departments, and local social service organizations to assure that information, education, and vaccination opportunities are available to all residents in Will County. This position will identify and target individuals that are disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 virus in terms of morbidity and mortality.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum two (2) years’ experience performing direct education, outreach, and fielding referrals to hard to reach communities. OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. One (1) year experience performing education, outreach, fielding referrals, or working within an organization furthering health equity. REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License, minimum auto liability insurance. Verification of U.S citizenship or employment eligibility. DESIRED: Bilingual. May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves or a mask. Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members, medical providers, residents, social service and community-based organizations and staff. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Weekend hours may be required at times. Must have their own reliable transportation and will be required to use own vehicle for field work.
Commensurate with Experience
Will County Health Department 501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433 FAX (815) 727-8526
Date Posted: 5/25/2021 Not Later Than: Until Filled
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