Health Educator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/07/2018

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description


The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) is seeking a Health Educator to provide outpatient care as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team. MSAHC provides comprehensive medical, reproductive health, behavioral health and health education services to more than 10,000 New York City teenagers and young adults annually. As the first primary care program in New York specifically created for the health needs of adolescents, it is a model of excellence in adolescent health care nationally and internationally.


 


Responsibilities:

  • Assess personal and sexual history of patient and either provide or refer for services based on patient history.
  • Counsel adolescents on:
  • Family planning
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Reproductive health/healthcare education
  • HIV/STD risk reduction
  • Make referrals to appropriate staff regarding:
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Physical and mental abuse counseling
  • Psychological counseling
  • Document of services provided to patients
  • Participate in patient care meetings
  • Perform outreach in schools, community based organizations and other locations (when directed).


 


Qualifications:


 


Education:  Minimum: B.A. preferred


Experience:


  • Working in a health care facility providing a variety of risk reduction services.
  • Excellent assessment and health-education-counseling skills.
  • Strong group facilitation skills.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please direct inquiries to Ratza Then, at ratza.then@mountsinai.org

Subject: Health Educator


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