• Sinai Health System
  • Community Outreach
  • Days
  • Full Time
  • Req #: 20563

Community Health Worker II – Clinical

Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) is hiring full-time, culturally competent Community Health Workers (CHWs) to work at clinic and emergency room locations on Chicago’s South Side. This role is part of the South Side Healthy Community Organization (SSHCO), which is comprised of 13 healthcare organizations including safety net hospitals, health systems and Federally Qualified Health Centers. The model will better connect existing health organizations, increase access to care, address some of the most challenging health issues, and ultimately, build health equity and ensure stronger, healthier communities across the South Side of Chicago. 


Under the direction of the CHW supervisor, the CHW is responsible for providing and coordinating health education and disease management education, assisting individuals with navigating the health and social care systems, and providing case management services (under supervision). The CHW works within an interdisciplinary team and serves as a bridge between the patient and the medical system by building trusting relationships with community members served by the health center or program(s).  Home visits may be required for some interventions.  The position is grant funded and salary range is $20-23/hour, based on experience. The role is non-remote; onsite attendance during the day shift is required Monday-Friday.


SUHI is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate CHW candidate who meets job requirements outlined below.


Position Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Two years of health education experience preferred
  • Candidates residing in a South Side community are preferred
  • Passion for and dedication to working with community members and providers
  • Punctual, reliable and willing to learn
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial and health equity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred


Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) is a unique, applied public health research center dedicated to improving the health of Chicago’s urban communities. Led by a team of committed and energetic social epidemiologists, community health educators, evaluators, public health professionals, and intervention specialists, SUHI uses collaborative and community-driven methods to: understand the root causes of health inequities; design and evaluate innovative approaches to improving community health and health care delivery. SUHI provides evidence-based examination of community health status and health inequities, as well as the effectiveness of behavioral, social, and disease management interventions. For more information about Sinai Urban Health Institute and its projects visit:

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