Premier Community Healthcare
  • 16-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Administration
  • Dade City, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits


Community Health Education Specialist


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Health Promotion & Education
    • Develop a comprehensive community health promotion & health education outreach plan to reach the medically underserved population with special emphasis on special populations (homeless, migrant & seasonal agricultural workers, public housing residents).
    • Develop and deliver health educational presentations, workshops and group sessions to target populations in the community.
    • Conduct health education in-person and/or virtually with culturally and linguistically appropriate content.
    • Lead curriculum-based programming for patients and community members.
    • Conduct chronic disease prevention, oral health, HIV/AIDS, COVID education during clinical hours and non-clinical hours to reach target populations.
    • Assess needs of the community, coordinate and facilitate health educational events.
    • Establish vaccine campaigns (immunizations, flu, COVID, etc.) and other services while working directly with Manager to organize events.
    • Build individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as, community education, learning webinars, and training opportunities.
    • Take part in community activities designed to allow target populations to access prevention information.
    • Serve as an ongoing resource for patients and community members in relation to their health goals.

  • Community Engagement
    • Collect and analyze data from community stakeholders to help determine programming.
    • Research subjects in advance to deliver material with confidence.
    • Offer a wide range of activities to reach different learning styles when facilitating educational sessions, activities, programming.
    • Conduct research and develop programming to address the needs of the health center and targeted community.
    • Maintain databases, mailing lists, community contacts and other information to ensure cooperative working relationships with agencies and community partners interested in health education.
    • Document activities and records information such as presentations conducted, persons assisted, and health assessments completed.
    • Collaborate with health specialists and civic groups to assess health needs and goals for meeting those needs.
    • Conduct activities to identify interest and needs (ex. public health surveys).

  • Other Duties & Responsibilities
    • Ensure confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times.
    • Keep other care team members informed when situations occur that disrupts timely patient flow through site.
    • Adhere to patient care needs and the core values of Premier Community HealthCare to a provide best-in-class patient experience.
    • Work towards attaining department goals and drive Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance (QI/QA).
    • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities: None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and facilitation skills.
  • Well versed in specific health education and/or health industry trends.
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple disciplines within the health center and community organizations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and virtual applications such as (Zoom, Google Meets, MS Teams, etc.)
  • Exceptional patient engagement and patient experience skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with multiple levels within the organization.
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and interpersonal skills.
  • Available for extended hours, occasional evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in nursing education, nutrition, health education, community health, public health, health sciences, human services, or other related field OR equivalent education and experience
  • Two (2) years of direct health education experience or community engagement experience
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Health Educator certification preferred
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to drive vans/larger vehicles

Working conditions and physical requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ability to lift 20 lbs. regularly and 30 lbs.-50 lbs. occasionally.
  2. Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  3. Direct exposure to computer screen.
  4. May be exposed to contagious/infectious diseases.

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