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Health Educator II - Grade 587 - (Bilingual Spanish)

Location: San Jose, CA Additional Locations:

Gilroy Medical Offices 7520 Arroyo Circle, 7520 Arroyo Circle, Gilroy,California, 95020
Job Number: 717796 Date posted: 09/12/2018
Description:
Assesses, designs, implements, presents, and evaluates health education programs and services.


Essential Functions:

- Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, and evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, and standards.
- Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral and publicity systems, monitoring quality and documentation, providing scheduling and logistical support, and facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery of cost-effective health education services.
- Provides direct group or one-to-one health education services to members and the public.
- Reviews, develops, and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate, written and audio-visual health education materials.
- Consults w/ physicians and staff regarding related health education services.
- Coordinates health information projects such as program catalogs, newsletter, informational displays, community health events, etc.
- Specializes in a specific area of health education (e.g. HIV, nutrition, chronic disease, health promotion) as required.
- Monitors performance of health education instructors and counselors.
- Prepares reports, grants, proposals, and documentation, as assigned.
- Participates in establishing department strategic goals and priorities.
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Basic Qualifications:

- Two (2) years experience in the field of health education.
- Previous experience in uncomplicated curriculum and materials development.
- Master's degree in Public Health, Community Health Science, or Health Promotion OR
Master's degree in a health related field, eligibility to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination, and successful completion of the Certified Health Education specialist (CHES) examination within twelve (12) months of hire into a Health Educator II position. For specialization - content expertise or certification required.
- Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change, adult learning, group process theory and application.
- Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of PC applications required.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


- Bilingual: Spanish speaking (QBS Level 2) Certification required.
Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Building 4 260 International Circle Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 10:00 AM Working Hours End: 6:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Education / Training Department: Health Education Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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