Health Education Instructor II
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Conducts health education classes using basic to moderately difficult or varied curriculum designed for the improvement of health of Kaiser members and non-members. May conduct classes of various health related topics.
- Teaches and models self-management skills, concepts, resources and tools related to health, lifestyle change and behavior modification to class participants.
- Assists participants in developing specific behavioral goals.
- Provides individual instruction and counseling as needed.
- Assesses needs of class participants and modifies class content or teaching methods to meet those needs.
- Applies evidence-based education techniques in teaching methods.
- Answers questions and provides class participants with appropriate resources of information.
- Arranges and coordinates room set-up, availability of materials and audio/visual equipment.
- Maintains records of training activities including attendance rosters, homework assignments, class evaluations and timesheets or phone TIME system.
- Administers and collects class evaluation forms and class fees.
- Conducts follow-up phones calls to participants including those who missed sessions to determine reason for absence, monitor progress of participants and answer related questions.
- Completes required continuous training and education such as those related to workplace safety, legal and regulatory compliance, accreditation and licenser requirements and department specific requirements.
- Maintains and promotes knowledge and utilization of resources related to health, lifestyle change and behavior modification offered by Kaiser Permanente and through the community.
• Minimum one (1) year of experience teaching classes or conducting training programs.
• Bachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field to field of course instruction.
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
• Licensed or professional credentials or certification in the field as appropriate to the course instruction.
• Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to function independently and exercise professional judgment.
• Demonstrated skills in teaching techniques and presentation.
• Demonstrated ability to lead and facilitate diverse groups of people with understanding of group dynamics.
• Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and group process.
• Basic knowledge of health concepts, preventive health care and behavior change.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
• Experience in Adult Chronic Care and/or Behavioral Health Education Class facilitation.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.