The health educator (HE) works under the direction of the Department Coordinator and receives content support, professional development, direction and assessment evaluations from the Director of Health Literacy. The Health Educator contributes to the content of health education curricula, conducts individual and group health education for patients, and participates in outreach activities. Throughout these activities, the HE will strive to empower patients and community members by providing evidence-based health education data. The topics covered include, but are not limited to: asthma, diabetes, weight management, tobacco cessation, heart disease, sexual and reproductive health. The HE will focus on overall health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease self management while counseling patients/families to adopt healthy behaviors.
- Bachelors in Health Education or related field.
- 1-2 years of related experience.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Computer literate, ability to multi task and work independently.
- Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Urban Health Plan is committed to being a premier employer. We aim to develop and implement innovative strategies and programs to attract, compensate, develop, motivate, and retain the best qualified associates whose skills contribute to our outstanding position as a healthcare provider.
EEO and Affirmative Action Clause
UHP is an equal opportunity employer.
In adherence to all applicable laws, UHP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational classification), age national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, familial or parental status, genetic information and/or veteran status.
UHP actively pursues an Affirmative Action Plan designed to ensure full opportunities for women, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans, qualified individuals with disabilities, and members of minority groups in its work environment, and takes affirmative action to increase the employment of minorities and females through aggressive recruiting for functional units.
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