Kaiser Permanente Health Educator I in Riverside, California
Assesses, designs, implements, presents, & evaluates health education programs & services.
Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, & evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, & standards
Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral & publicity systems, monitoring quality & documentation, providing scheduling & logistical support, & facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery of cost effective health education services
Provides direct group or one-on-one health education services to members & the public
Reviews, develops, & recommends high quality, culturally appropriate written & audio-visual health education materials
Consults w/ physicians & staff regarding related health education services
Coordinates health information projects such as program catalogs, newsletter, informational displays, & community health events
Specializes in a specific area of health education (e.g., HIV nutrition, chronic disease, health promotion) as required
Prepares reports, grants, proposals, & documentation as assigned
Participates in establishing department strategic goals & priorities
If Medical Nutrition Therapy is performed, under California Law, this will be performed by only a Registered Dietitian
If the position requires a Registered Dietitian then this section applies:
Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)
Provides high quality, evidence-based, efficient, customer-focused MNT, including nutrition screening, assessment, care planning, & education for appropriate nutrition intervention
Develops, implements & monitors ongoing plan of care based on the screening & assessment of the patient specific nutrition care plans/education & based on the patient's age, nutrition & psychosocial status, diagnosis, cultural background, & religious affiliation
Other duties as assigned
Previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services (usually one (1) year)
Previous experience in curriculum development
Two (2) years of recent teaching/program planning, preferred
Previous individual, small group and large group/classroom training/teaching experience, preferred
Bachelor's degree in health education or equivalent experience required
If position requires the candidate to be a Registered Dietitian, then the following applies:
Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD), as confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Pre-RDs may be considered if candidate has completed the Supervised Practice Program (SPP) for RDs, AND not more than six (6) months has passed since completing the SPP, AND candidate has not previously failed the RD registration exam, AND candidate must become a RD within 6 months of completing the SPP to comply with California Law
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change, adult learning theory, group process theory and application
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Knowledge of PC applications required
Demonstrates working knowledge of mainframe and personal computing systems.
Demonstrates highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal communications.
Knowledge of behavior change, adult learning theory, preferred
Curriculum and materials development, preferred
Demonstrated ability to use effective verbal and written communication skills, preferred
Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership Environment
California Drivers license,
Riverside County Foodhandlers Card.
Ability to lift/move up to fifty pounds.
Tube Feeding and TPN experience.
Certified Diabetes Educator.
Level 1 and Level 2 Health Educator candidates.
Position will be scheduled within the established seniority including weekends, holidays, and nights.
As new locations and assignments are added to the department this position will be expected to accept these responsibilities.
TITLE: Health Educator I
LOCATION: Riverside, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.