Under general direction of the Director of Patient Programs, the Health Educator will participate in the identification of patient and community educational needs and promote health education and outreach activities. This position will work closely with the Director of Patient Programs, Clinical Services Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Associate Medical Director, Psychologist, Health Center Managers and Medical Assistants to ensure that health education is fully integrated with health center operations and in full support of UHC’s mission to provide primary health care to everyone in the community.
Must have knowledge and understanding of and be sensitive to area minority groups and their socio-economic backgrounds/cultures. Demonstrated ability to function independently, strong organizational skills and flexibility required. Individual must be self-motivated and able to develop positive working relationships with a wide variety of individuals. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish required. Must have strong oral presentation skills and the ability to interact with a wide range of clients effectively. Must have a valid California driver’s license.
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