Health Educator

Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 5503 


Position Summary/Position


Under the direction of the Manager of Health Education, the Health Educator is responsible for the overall success of a Health Education Program from development and implementation, to marketing, outreach, reconciliation of incentives/inventory, and evaluation of IEHP Member Health Education Programs and services. The Health Educator must ensure that the materials meet current clinical content, reading level, and cultural context are appropriate for populations served. In addition, the Health Educator must evaluate population-specific health education programs to demonstrate efficacy and strategic alignment to IEHP goals.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Review and field test educational materials to ensure current clinical content, reading level, and cultural context are appropriate for the population served.
2. Develop health education materials and curricula as mandated by regulatory and accreditation agencies, and in collaboration with other relevant IEHP departments.
3. Evaluate population-specific health education programs by developing methodology, collecting data, analyzing information, and reporting findings to relevant committees.
4. Deliver health promotion resources through direct health education or program materials or by professional service agreement.
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 corresponding training protocols such as in-services, on-boarding, and updates.
7. Coordinate community education, promotional marketing, and targeted outreach activities.
8. Reconcile inventory of supplies, educational materials, member incentives, and promotional items required for health education programs.
9. Assist in daily operations, logistics 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. Experience in writing reports, creating low-literacy education materials, and in developing health education programs for patients or the community.

Preferred Experience

Education Qualifications


Master’s degree in Public Health in Health Education or in related field equivalent to public health or health promotion experience from an accredited institution required.

Preferred Education

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 Requirement


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong organizational skills.

Abilities Requirement


Ability to work independently. 

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 to community sites within the Inland Empire 25-50% of the time is required.  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

Pushing/Pulling - 0 lbs-24 lbs - FREQUENTLY
Pushing/Pulling - 25 lbs-50 lbs - FREQUENTLY
Gross Manipulation - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Use of computer mouse - FREQUENTLY
Carry/Lift 1-10 lbs - FREQUENTLY
Reaching (above shoulder level) - FREQUENTLY
Reaching (at shoulder level) - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: Over the Telephone/Cell Phone - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: In a group - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: Conference Speakers/Video Calls/Radio Calls - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Verbally engage with customer base - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Give Instructions, advise, warn, instruct - CONSTANTLY
Far Visual Acuity - CONSTANTLY
Near Visual Acuity - CONSTANTLY
Squatting - FREQUENTLY
Use hands/fingers to handle or feel - FREQUENTLY
Fine manipulation - FREQUENTLY
Simple Grasp - FREQUENTLY
Side to side motion of the wrist - FREQUENTLY
Alternate Sit/Stand or Walk at Will - FREQUENTLY
Perform complex and varied tasks - FREQUENTLY
Develop and maintain positive work relationships - CONSTANTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work schedule - FREQUENTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work tasks - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: recurring clients - FREQUENTLY
Other contacts: public exchange - FREQUENTLY
Other contacts:one-time clients - FREQUENTLY
Decision-making - FREQUENTLY
Lead/Influence Others - FREQUENTLY
Work review - FREQUENTLY
Rapid Pace of work - FREQUENTLY
Control of work pace - FREQUENTLY
Pace of work with faster/slower work periods - FREQUENTLY
Problem Solving - CONSTANTLY
Understand and follow direction - CONSTANTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY


Starting Salary: $66,040.00  - $84,219.20  

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