Health Education Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/12/2018

Address

2831 15th Street, NW
Washington
DC
20009
United States

Description

The Health Education Manager will work within the Community Health Action Department to implement strategies to reduce health disparities and address social determinants of health. Oversees the delivery of comprehensive health education and system navigation services across the continuum of care within medical facilities and health promotion centers. Manages the overall operations of the program and ensures compliance with project deliverables. Collaborates with managers, health care and mental health providers, and staff on health education policies and preventive health strategies and to do other work as required.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement work plan ensuring completion of LCDP deliverables under local and federal contracts for health education, including:
  2. Conduct ongoing assessment of community health needs based on program data, health agency reporting, and focus groups with the target population;
  3. Develop and update health education program work plan using multiple patient-centered strategies to meet community needs;
  4. Develop educational and promotional materials;
  5. Design training curriculum for community health workers;
  6. Develop client recruitment strategies to meet program targets;
  7. Link and track clients to indicated services;
  8. Provide technical support for routine preventive health screening in clinical setting;
  9. Ensure adherence to intervention standards and quality assurance requirements;
  10. Provide monthly written reports on progress meeting work plan.
  11. Administer assigned program budget, ensuring expenditures according to approved budget.
  12. Supervise health educators/navigators, street-outreach and client recruitment staff,  and volunteers, including scheduling, timesheets, and performance evaluations;
  13. Supervise health education activities at La Clinica’s medical facilities and integrate Health Educators and Navigators in care teams.
  14. Develop and update monthly prevention calendar, including regular programming and training meetings with health educators, navigators and community health workers.
  15. Manage supplies needed, including screening materials, paperwork, client incentives, and program supplies required to run the program.
  16. Ensure timely entry of encounter data into required program databases.
  17. Conduct quality assurance activities in conjunction with Department Director around health education skills, screening procedures, and reporting requirements.
  18. Work closely with Patient Services and Mental Health/Substance Abuse managers to integrate health education strategies into patient care and service delivery.
  19. Coordinate health promotion efforts with LGBTQ Health, Gender and Health and Health Promotion Programs.
  20. Participate actively in assigned program integration working groups and committees
  21. Establish and maintain relationships with community agencies that provide social, legal and housing services for clients.
  22. Represent La Clinica at relevant meetings and coalitions and local community planning groups.
  23. Attend required trainings to increase/maintain skills.
  24. Attend program, department, and all staff meetings and all mandatory La Clinica activities.
  25. Follow La Clinica’s Code of Conduct and all other personnel Policies and Procedures.
  26. Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

·       Bachelors’ degree or equivalent education/experience in public health and/or human service field. Master’s degree preferred.

·       Four years minimum experience working with service delivery to the Latino community.

·       Four year minimum experience developing and implementing health education programs, including development and administration of work plans, budgets, and reports.

·       One year experience supervising staff required.

·       Experience managing inventory, and/or conducting quality assurance activities.

·       Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights education, including HIV/STI prevention, family planning and gender-based violence prevention preferred

·       Knowledge of chronic diseases prevention and management strategies preferred.

·       Knowledge of Latino immigrant community and ability to work with all segments of the community preferred.

·       High motivation and strong ethical core.

·       Detail oriented, self-starter, highly organized.

·       Ability to work evenings and weekends.

·       Experience working with Electronic medical record (EMR) systems.

·       Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Level of Language Proficiency

·       Bilingual Spanish/English; fluent spoken and written Spanish, bicultural required.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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