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Health Educator

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 3286 

 

Position Summary/Position

 

Under the direction of the Director of Health Education, the Health Educator assists in the development and implementation of IEHP Member Health Education Programs and services. 

 

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)

 

  1. Review educational materials for current clinical content, reading level, cultural and population appropriateness.
  2. Research and write IEHP-specific health education materials and curricula as mandated by regulatory and accreditation agencies, and in collaboration with other relevant IEHP departments.
  3. Develop and implement population-specific health education programs.
  4. Provide health education to Members.
  5. Provide technical assistance to IPAs, practitioners, and contracted Providers in implementing health education programs and services.
  6. Assist in developing and monitoring IEHP Health Education standards and training protocols.
  7. Participate in community education and outreach activities.
  8. Oversee Health Education Professional Service Agreements. 
  9. Oversee and assist in daily operations and processes for assigned Health Education Programs.
Supervisory Responsibilities
Leading: Self
Experience Qualifications


Three (3) or more years of experience in health education, program planning, evaluation, and policy development preferably in a healthcare or managed care setting.
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Preferred Experience
Education Qualifications


Master’s degree required, in Public Health in Health Education or in related field equivalent to public health or health promotion experience. Attainment of Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) status is preferred.

 

Preferred Education


Attainment of Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) status is preferred.

Professional Certification

 

Attainment of Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) status is preferred.

Professional Licenses
Drivers License Required
Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.
Knowledge Requirement


Possess subject matter expertise around a discipline of health education such as chronic condition prevention, nutrition, behavioral health, and knowledge working across the lifecycle.

Skills
Communication (Written and Verbal)
Organized
Abilities Requirement
Commitment to Team Culture

 

The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.
 

Working Conditions

Word processing involving computer keyboard and screens, automobile travel within the Inland Empire.  Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 25 lbs.  Items weighing more than 25 pounds will require assistance when moving.  Back support belts must be worn while lifting, pushing or pulling items.

 

Physical Requirements

 

Starting Salary: $61,609.00  - $78,520.00  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience

 

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 6,000 and a team of more than 2,000 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.2 million members. And our mission and core values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and Make a Difference with us! IEHP offers a Competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and retirement plan.

 


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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