HEALTH EDUCATOR


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive Salary

Published:

03/30/2018

Address

Bronx
New York
United States

Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring 1 Health Educator for is HIV/AIDS Case Management & Health Education Services Department.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Join a team committed to high quality services at BronxWorks, a community-based organization with over 40 years of experience in meeting community needs in the Bronx. The HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services Program at BronxWorks is seeking a Health Educator. The Health Educator assesses clients for their level of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and based on the assessment, develops and implements health education service plans. The Health Educator develops curricula for health education groups, facilitates health education groups on and off-site, and uses an evaluation form to determine the degree to which group goals were met. The Health Educator also conducts individualized Health Education sessions. The Health Educator collaborates with the HIV/AIDS Case Manager and a  peer navigator to meet clients’ needs. The Health Educator enters services provided into the documentation system, AIRS, in a timely manner. The Health Educator also prepares monthly reports.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements include a B.A., at least two years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness and two years of experience developing and facilitating health education groups. The Health Educator should have effective communication and documentation skills as well as cultural and linguistic competence for the population served. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.


Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.


 

Benefits

ADDITIONAL DETAILSBronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.


ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.



Level of Language Proficiency

The Health Educator should have effective communication and documentation skills as well as cultural and linguistic competence for the population served. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mrabban@bronxworks.org

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#

Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to mrabban@bronxworks.org.

Or apply online via BronxWorks website: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=bronxworks&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#





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