Health Education Specialist

Location US-CA-Alameda
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2018 5:44 PM)
Job ID
2018-1743
# of Openings Remaining
1
Experience (Years)
1

Overview

Under direction, implements educational and health promotion activities; takes major responsibility for assigned programs, and performs related work as required.

Responsibilities

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.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

· 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.

Qualifications

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

 

Pay Range:

$24.56 - $36.84/hour

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