Community Health Worker

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Assignment Location: 635 N. Erie St. Toledo, OH

Posted November 18, 2022

This position is responsible for conducting outreach in the community to connect at-risk women to comprehensive clinical care and other needed social services for patient navigation and home visiting programs.  Responsibilities include facilitating access to services by acting as a liaison between health and social services in the community, enrolling women and their families into the Northwest Ohio Pathways Home Visiting Program (Medicaid) at various reproductive stages and position, to reduce disparities in birth outcomes and access to health services by providing individual services and community support.

Basic Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:


Conducts neighborhood outreach activities, including partnering with community members and neighborhood leaders, to target vulnerable, underserved populations eligible for the NW Ohio Pathways HUB program.

Enrolls eligible women and their families in the NW Ohio Pathways HUB program, and connects them to medical care, including prenatal care.

Works with clients and their families throughout the pregnancy to reduce barriers to care.

Utilizes the Partners for a Healthy Baby curriculum as the standard of care for home visitation and other interactions.

Educates clients about maternal health and the importance of prenatal care; nutrition and vitamins; safety needs; risks of smoking, drugs and alcohol; signs of labor; stress and depression; and issues related to fatherhood.

Helps clients prepare for delivery, in the last trimester of the pregnancy; discusses signs of labor, acquires a car seat, assesses the safety of the home and ensures that the baby has an appropriate crib.

Works with insurance and Medicaid Managed Care to ensure appropriate coverage for clients.

Connects the client to social and health services as required; assists in the completion of paperwork.

Consistently completes appropriate documentation in a timely fashion, follows the HIPAA law and maintain clients confidentiality

Communicates with client's health care providers and insurers as necessary to provide coordination of care.

Other Duties & Responsibilities: Attends meetings and trainings as scheduled, and performs other duties as assigned.

Please email or mail cover letter and resume to:


Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Attn: Human Resources

635 N. Erie Street

Toledo, Ohio 43604

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department operates in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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