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Adolescent Health Educator

Charles Drew Health Center Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Position Summary: The Adolescent Health Educator (AHE) will promote, maintain and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.

Position Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other health specialists and community organizations to determine community health needs and the availability of services, and then develop goals for meeting the identified needs.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and community organizations with like-goals.
  • Develop and present health education and promotion programs in a multitude of community venues, frequented by adolescents and young adults.
  • Prepare and distribute health education materials, including reports and visual aids such as videos, photographs and posters in a format and language relevant to adolescents and young adults.
  • Develop and maintain health education resources for adolescent health care team and community agencies.
  •  Collaborate with other members of the Reproductive Health team to coordinate and provide counseling for external STI testing sites.
  • Collect and document patient and partner information.
  • Follow up with positive patents identified as needed.
  • Collaborate with Public Health Program Coordinator to monitor, report and properly audit inventory for state funded STI medication.
  • Network and participate in community outreach activities associated with STI and contraception/family planning education.
  • Participate in major community screenings for STI testing in non-traditional locations.
  • Document activities, recording patient encounters, outreach activities, number of tests performed, treatments, etc.; this information will be forwarded to the Reproductive Health Administrator to prepare reports for funders.
  • Work with the Reproductive Health team to develop and implement policies and procedure to improve STI and contraception/family planning operational efficiencies

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in public health, behavioral science, sociology, psychology or related field required.
  • Experience in public and/or Adolescent Health preferred.
  • 1-2 years, minimum, experience working with youth/young adults with preference to experiences in the CDHC service area.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals at various levels both inside and outside of the organization, often in sensitive situations. Previous facilitation experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with an Electronic Practice Management (EPM) and/ or Electronic Health Record (EHR) or similar system.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills both written and verbal, as well as, exhibiting strong organizational skills and work ethic.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to patients/customers.
  • Hearing - must be able to respond to telephone calls and face to face interactions. Near vision - to type on computer.
  • Hours of Work: Monday-Friday 9:00-6:00pm, subject to change based on outreach events and needs of population being served. Expect to work 40 hour a week minimum.
  • Travel: Some travel required.

Job Details

Date Posted October 2, 2017
Date Closes November 1, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 21-1091.00 Health Educators
Zipcode 68111

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Professional Liability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Doctor (On-site)
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
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