Under direction, implements educational and health promotion activities; takes major responsibility for assigned programs, and performs related work as required.
Principal responsibilities include:
· Plan, conduct and evaluate health education and health preventions programs
· Confer with and advise staff on health education and preventive health principles, the techniques of community organization and strategies to integrate health education into department’s functions.
· Manage quality and content of health education library of handouts
· Write health education materials and newsletter articles for member and provider audiences
· Develop and maintain working relationships with public health coalitions and collaborations.
· Develop and implement health education community presentations
· Evaluate the effectiveness of public health education programs and materials
· Prepare concise and clear reports for program development and monitoring
· Draft departmental workflows and policies
· Prepare education materials for medical providers regarding health education mandates and priorities
· Support implementation of Alliance cultural and linguistic programs
· Coordinate training activities as needed in the department
· Participate in quality improvement projects
· Provide and promote excellent customer services for all internal and external Customers
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
· Establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationship, both within the organization and with community partners.
· Synthesize data and information and present to colleagues in written and verbal forms
· Organize, plan and prioritize work to manage multiple projects at one time.
· Write or edit health education handouts or health communications to ensure plain language and 6th grade or lower reading level.
· Write health education intervention proposals and create reports on health education activities.
· Communicate professionally to co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person.
· Practice cultural humility and work respectfully with diverse populations.
· Make presentations, teach or instruct others.
· Constant and close visual work at desk or computer.
· Constant sitting and working at desk.
· Frequent verbal and written communication with staff and other business associates by telephone, correspondence, or in person.
· Frequent lifting of folders, files, binders and other objects weighing between 0 and 30 lbs.
· Frequent walking and standing.
· Moderate driving of automobiles.
EDUCATION OR TRAINING EQUIVALENT TO:
· Possession of a Master’s Degree from and accredited college or university with a major in public health, health services administration, social work or closely related field.
· Substitution: A Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of full time or its equivalent experience, in a health services agency or performing health promotion, health prevention or community health education work.
MINIMUM YEARS OF ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE:
· One (1) or more years full-time, or its equivalent experience, in a health services agency or performing health promotion, health prevention or community health education work.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, ABILITIES, LICENSE):
· Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
· Work with Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases. Experience with design software a plus – Adobe Acrobat Pro, Publisher, In-Design, etc.
· Preferred: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Credential
$24.56 - $36.84/hour