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Healthcare Educator  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.
 
About the Organization Diversity Statement
Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.

Our Vision for our Agency
As an entrepreneurial agency, we bridge the gap to self-sufficiency by providing opportunities and resources, as we initiate and partner in shared community efforts to improve the quality of life.

Our Vision for Those We Serve
Empowered individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities

Our Vision for our Community
Healthy communities with equal access to social justice, jobs, education and resources.  
Description

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

SUMMARY

Under the direction of Project Coordinator, researches, conducts and implements an Evidence Based Program Model to reduce pregnancy and birth rates for high-risk youth populations. Implementation of Teen Pregnancy Prevention involves various intervention activities, including: curriculum instruction, educational and informational presentations on sexually transmitted infections (STI), HIV/AIDS, increased contraceptive use among sexually active youth, recruiting and retaining youth, program monitoring, data collection and analysis, and reporting of performance measures.

Works with Project Coordinator in promoting, marketing, developing and participating in and maintaining stakeholder groups, to increase awareness in the community on reproductive health services and eligibility to receive those services.

Assists in the fulfillment of the agency's vision, 'For Those We Serve,' by empowering individuals to thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Uses Evidence Based Program Model to reduce teen birth rates involving various activities, including; curriculum instruction, lesson plans, teachings, trainings, education and informational presentations.

Develops, delivers and performs health education and outreach activities in youth-targeted areas, including runaway, homeless, foster care, juvenile delinquent, and out of school.

Participates in, and maintains local stakeholder group.

Increases community awareness of Health Services and Education through publicity, presentations to local media, attendance at stakeholders meetings and conferences, events and media relations.

Provides progress and related reports.

Monitors and collects data for evaluation and performance measures.

Reviews outreach education materials and curriculum.

Administers surveys; local and state pre- and post-tests.

Assists with Clinic tours for youth providing information on services available through Family PACT, Medi-Cal and eligibility requirements.

Reviews literature, materials, and conducts research regarding teen pregnancy prevention to tailor program to participant needs and identifies strategies to increase access to healthcare and services.

Reviews and prepares outreach education materials and curriculum for use in teaching and presentations.

Participates in local community-based organizational events, including health and school fairs, festivals, church and related organized events.

Maintains log of activities and contacts. Collects and documents data information as required.

Provides information and referrals to youth in mainstream public schools, Juvenile Hall, Alternative School sites, Health Clinics and community-based organizations.

Organizes and maintains current health education library of brochures and pamphlets on diseases and health.

Identifies community resources and provides linkages.

Travels throughout Fresno County using personal vehicle, including transporting clients to various events.

Works occasional evenings and weekends.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION

High school diploma or GED.

Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field required. Work experience may substitute required education on a year-by-year basis.

EXPERIENCE

One year related work experience on adolescent health or family planning health education topics or related field preferred.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of and sensitivity to the issues of various ethnic groups within Fresno County.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related business software.

Effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills.

Comfortable speaking to individuals as well as small and big groups, e.g. customers, clients, stakeholders and employees of the organization.

Ability to analyze, organize, document, and communicate the specific needs of each unique targeted population.

Ability to work independently and as a team with minimal amount of supervision.

Ability to develop rapport and maintain professional conduct with youth, co-workers, teachers, site administrators and other agencies.

Comfortable working with runaway and homeless youth in their respective physical/geographical locations.

Bilingual English/Spanish or other secondary language preferred, based on the needs of the clients in the program.

Ability to work evenings and weekends to meet program needs.

Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

Maintain a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation, acceptable driving record and adequate auto insurance required by State law.

Other duties as assigned.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Program/Dept. CA Prep Health and Dental Services  
Salary $15.54/hour  
Benefits Excellent Group Health Insurance, 13 Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Pension Plan, 403 (b) Plan.  
Keywords Health Care Educator  
Division Health Services  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number HEA-18-00015  
Location Fresno- Health Services  
Flyers None Specified 

Work schedule/Overtime Required

Monday-Friday

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Schedule varies

 

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