Health Educator I

Job Locations US-CA-Fairfield
Job ID
2024-2877
FLSA Status
Exempt
Hiring Range
$ 72,067.77 - $ 93,687.81

Overview

To assist with planning, implementing, and analyzing cultural and linguistic health education (C&LHE) services for PHC staff, Providers, and Members. Participates in state level C&LHE committee meetings and implementing work plans to meet regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities

  • With direction, assists with Group Needs Assessment (GNA) research and report
    preparation for DHCS per regulatory requirements.
  • Researches appropriate health education material for distribution to members.
  • Provides education at community collaborative meetings and community events as
    assigned.
  • Monitors and maintains information on both the provider and member portions of PHC's
    website.
  • Tracks and monitors all incentive requests ensuring all required documents are received in
    a timely manner meeting DHCS regulatory requirements.
  • Establishes effective working relations with community resources and service agencies, as
    well as other Health Plans. Acts as liaison for PHC on various community level and State
    level committees.
  • Assists in coordinating inter-departmental planning for internal C&LHE Workgroup
    meetings.
  • Attends C&LHE meetings, follows up on assigned tasks, and communicates the status of
    projects to the supervisor.
  • Maintains department files for auditing purposes (hard and soft copies) per instruction.
  • Monitors contractual, legal, and regulatory requirements for cultural and linguistic services
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community
Health or related field; experience in Public Health Education, or
equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Special Skills, Licenses and Certifications

Certification in disease specific education preferred (I.E. Diabetes
Educator; Asthma Educator). Valid California driver’s license and proof
of current automobile insurance compliant with PHC policy are required
to operate a vehicle and travel for company business.

 

Performance Based Competencies

Strong, effective oral and written communication skill. Ability to work
with ethnically and culturally diverse populations. Requires patience and ability to work with people of all levels of understanding and education.

 

Work Environment And Physical Demands

Ability to use a computer keyboard. More than 80% of work time is spent in front of a computer monitor. When required, ability to move, carry, or lift objects of varying size, weighing up to 25 lbs.

 

 

 

All HealthPlan employees are expected to:

 

  • Provide the highest possible level of service to clients;
  • Promote teamwork and cooperative effort among employees;
  • Maintain safe practices; and
  • Abide by the HealthPlan’s policies and procedures, as they may from time to time be updated.

HIRING RANGE:

 

$ 72,067.77 - $ 93,687.81

 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE

 

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive or definitive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or work environment change.

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