Community Health Worker resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Background
Experienced in providing health education to diverse populations. Possess the ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate programs. 
Skill Highlights
  • Electronic Health Record
  • Data Entry
  • Documenting/Charting
  • Liaising between patients and medical professionals
  • Business development
  • Recruiting
  • Active listening skills
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Goal setting and implementation
Professional Experience
10/2014 to 01/2016
Community Health Worker Unitedhealth Group Inc. Lancaster, PA,
  • Worked as a diabetes educator through the University of New Mexico's Endocrinology Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes Program (Endo-ECHO).
  • Recruited patients for the program via cold calling, warm hand-offs from physicians, and referrals.
  • Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.
  • Coordinated with medical providers/patients to develop care plans/goals.
  • Conducted basic vitals for patients.​
  • Went through consenting process with patients for enrolling into the program.
  • Acted as a patient advocated in dealing with issues with their insurance company.
  • Provided social services resources when necessary.
  • Developed a monthly newsletter to inform patients of diabetes tips, resources, and services offered at the clinic.
  • I was responsible for keeping/securing confidential documents.
  • Scanned, faxed, and copied medical forms.
  • Tracked various program data via Excel spreadsheets on a regular basis.
08/2013 to 07/2014
Nutrition Program Associate Metropolitan State University Of Denver Denver, CO,
  • Taught a 6-8 week basic nutrition class to low-income adolescents, teenagers, adults, and seniors. 
  • Conducted pre and post evaluations.
  • Tracked attendants and provided certificates for program completion.
  • I was responsible for scheduling my appointments.
  • Recruited participants/organizations to participate in the program.
  • Implemented tangible incentives that correlated with each lesson.
  • Demonstrated easy healthy meals and taste testing.  
  • Provided educational handouts and recipes with each lesson.
  • Conducted exercises to encourage increased physical activity.
  • Traveled on a regular basis to teach at various sites.
  • I was responsible for keeping/securing confidential documents.
07/2012 to 04/2013
Graduate Teaching Assistant Aflac Atlanta, GA,
  • Mentored undergraduate students in an introductory Health Professions course: consulted with them about academic careers in Health Professions.
  • Assisted the professor in implementing academic responsibilities (grading, entering in grades into Blackboard system, and etc.)
05/2012 to 07/2012
Intern Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca, NY,
  • Assisted in conducting a grant for the Missouri Foundation for Health.
  • Gathered and analyzed health data of Jefferson County residents for an annual community needs assessment.
  • Based on data assessment, the department was re-certified for grant funding.
02/2012 to 10/2012
Research Assistant The Mentor Network Dover, DE,
  • Grant funded project that researched correlations between child activity levels and obesity.
  • Observed fifth grade children's activity levels during recess at four local elementary schools.
  • Collected data on the childrens' daily activity levels through GPS, accelerometers, and pictures.
2011 to 05/2011
Direct Support Professional Chariton Valley Association City, STATE,
  • Provided personal care (bathing, feeding, lifting, and etc.) and companionship for mentally and physically disabled residents.
  • Implemented daily physical and occupational therapy routines with residents.
  • Documented patients' completed routines according to their care plan.
Education and Training
Expected in May 2013
: Health Promotion and Policy
University of Missouri-Columbia - Columbia, MO
Expected in December 2010
Bachelor of Science: Health Sciences
Truman State University - Kirksville, MO
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Research entitled "A Comparison of Attitudes Regarding Health Insurance among Students at Truman State University" was published in 2010 in the McNair Scholarly Review-Truman State University, 16, 17-27, and the Missouri Journal of Health , Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, 20, 36-43.
  • Presented research results at several different conferences: the Annual McNair Research Conference at Truman State University, the MO-KAN-NE Heartland Research Conference in Kansas, MO, and the Missouri Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference in Osage Beach, MO.
  • Healthcare
  • Health Education
  • Advocacy
  • Administrative
  • Nonprofit
 Microsoft Outlook, Power Point, Publisher, Word, Excel, community needs assessment, researching, research, educator, public speaking, faxing, scanning, copying, documenting, customer service, EHR, assessing, planning, implementing, advocacy, evaluating
Community Involvement
  • Masters of Public Health Graduate Student Association University of Missouri September 2011-May 2013

Promoted public health through service and advocacy:

-Volunteered at a local food pantry.

-Participated in professional workshops.

-Volunteered at Columbia Second Chance Pet Rescue. 

  • Youth Advisory Committee September 2011-May 2013 Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health

Promoted HIV/AIDS and sexual health awareness within the community:

-Condom Crawl (distributed information about STDs and provided condoms

  to patrons at local bars).

-Administered HIV tests at Westminster University.

-Volunteered for World AIDS Day events.

                 -Participated in STI education training. 

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School Attended

  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Truman State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Nutrition Program Associate
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Intern
  • Research Assistant
  • Direct Support Professional


  • Bachelor of Science

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