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Open Job Positions in the Jefferson County General Health District

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Community Health Worker

1 Full and 1 Part-Time Position Available


The Jefferson County General Health District is hiring one full-time and one part-time Community Health Worker. The essential functions of the position will be under the supervision of the Nursing Director with oversight by the Health Commissioner. 

The position may require some evening and weekend work.  Hourly wage of $18.00 per hour for both and full and part-time position; with the full-time position offering a generous benefits package. 

Candidates must have a minimum of an associate’s degree or 5-8 years’ experience in a comparable position.  Excellent communications skills and proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel are essential.  Successful candidates must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and must undergo a drug screening and criminal background check.

Applications will be accepted until Monday, April 26, 2021.

**These community health worker positions are grant funded.  The grant has been approved for one year.  Future employment after one year is contingent on the continued availability of funding.**


RADx-UP Covid-19 Grant Community Health Worker Job Description