Job Title: Health Educator (School-Based Health Center) – Brighton High School
Reports to: Medical Director
Overall Statement of Responsibility:
Under general direction, partners with Kids First providers and external resources to ensure patient care objectives are met. Provides individual and group education to adolescent patients and their families. Provides support and guidance to patients and their families to foster timely delivery of quality, accessible health care services. This position is a school year funded position, from August to May (not full-time).
- Provides individualized, client-centered health education to patients and/or family members
- Develops age-specific health education messages and materials for distribution to patients
- Facilitates patient learning groups on topics including, but not limited to; nutrition, physical activity, tobacco cessation, reproductive health, etc.
- Assists providers with referrals to connect patients to specialty services, as well as community and social support resources
- Performs Electronic Medical Records (EMR) documentation of patient contacts, referrals, and services provided
- Monitor and manage patient populations including, but not limited to, obesity, asthma, reproductive health, etc.
- Provides guidance to patients and their families as they navigate the components of the health care system
- Collects and analyzes patient outcome data, and provides reports as needed
- Manages program objectives, interventions, and outcomes; and assesses impact on target population
- Conducts routine evaluations of programs, and makes recommendations for improvement
- Manage all quality improvement procedures and reports for the clinic where assigned
- Attend meetings and/or trainings relevant to health education at Kids First Health Care
- Act as a liaison between school-based clinic and school staff
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience required
- Experience providing one-on-one and/or group education
- Experience in community health
- Experience working with an underserved population
- Experience analyzing and interpreting data
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to clearly communicate in English and Spanish (required)
- Ability to be a team player. Support and assist team members. Be available to help, and learn from the team.
- Ability to adapt to change including but not limited to scheduling, clinic procedures and policies
- Ability to always demonstrate the highest level of performance and behavior standards
- Ability to be a self-starter who can prioritize and manage multiple tasks
- Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with parents, child/adolescent patients, medical providers, and all staff
- Ability to manipulate reports from EMR and Microsoft Excel report on clinic outcome data.
- Highly developed knowledge of written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of computers and data entry procedures, including EMR, Microsoft Excel and Word
- Commitment to providing quality healthcare to the underserved
Please submit cover letter and resume to Emily Human – firstname.lastname@example.org.