Seeking a skillful, passionate, full-time Health Educator to join the San Benito Health Foundation (SBHF) team of providers. SBHF is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in Hollister, California, that provides medical, behavioral health and dental visits to the residents of San Benito County. SBHF offers care to people of all ages regardless of ability to pay. We are a thriving, growing community health center in San Benito County, providing high quality, compassionate medical care, dental, health education and WIC services. Learn more about us here.
The position requires extensive experience working in a community health setting providing health education to low-income minorities in a multi-cultural setting. The Health Educator is responsible for the provision of health and wellness education and advocacy for health care and facilitation of access into the health care system for members of the community served by SBHF. Other duties: Evaluates, designs, presents, recommends and disseminates high quality, culturally appropriate health education information / materials; Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral and publicity systems, monitoring quality, and facilitating use of the community services to promote the delivery of cost-effective health education. Educator will assist in implementing the Rural Outreach Project to members of the isolated rural community.
The Health Educator must possess a BA/BS in health education, public health, nutrition or a related field. Experience in health and wellness field preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of health behavior change theories and their application. A working knowledge of motivational strategies, materials development, and training is required. Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
SBHF offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes medical, dental vision, and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan. Bilingual/Spanish is a must. We welcome applications from new graduates.
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