Providence Health & Services Health Education Specialist - North Hollywood in North Hollywood, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Health Education Specialist to Providence Health and Services Clinic in North Hollywood, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for providing outreach and educational presentations with the goal of promoting physical, mental, spiritual and social health to vulnerable populations in the South Bay service area

  • Lead support group activities which focus on nutrition, physical activity and support of participants stated health goals

  • Develop accurate and professional presentations for community members and community organizations to explain self management program goals including improved health, confidence and knowledge

  • Develop, maintain and demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of hospital and community resources

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and concisely with staff, management, community organizations and members of the community

  • Strong public speaking skills required with an ability to engage participants in an interactive manner

  • Ability to adapt to different personality types and fuction in a peer coaching capacity

  • Ability to speak, read and write English

  • Proficiency with word processing software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master Degree in Public Health strongly preferred

  • Prior experience in leading and presenting health related topics in a community setting

  • Able to put curriculum together

  • Can do assessments and evaluations

  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred

  • Familarity with spreadsheet software

  • Familarity with presentation / data applications (i.e. PowerPoint, SPSS)

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 195174