Job Title: Health Educator
Reports to: Health Education Manager
Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Collect and analyze patient data to identify community needs prior to implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and environments. May also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community for health education programs.
This position is a school year funded position, from August to May (not full-time) – 30 hours/week. This position will split time between Adams City High School and Brighton High School.
Duties and responsibilities:
- 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
- Manages program objectives, interventions, and outcomes; and assesses impact on target population
- Manage all quality improvement procedures and reports for the clinic where assigned
- Conducts routine evaluations of programs, and makes recommendations for improvement
- Collects and analyzes patient outcome data, and provides reports as needed
- 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
- Manages student advisory group, VOIHCE (Voicing Our Imperative Health Concerns Everyday) at the school
- 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
- The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
- 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
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Emily Human–email@example.com.