Kaiser Permanente Lifestyle Educator I (Bilingual) in San Diego, California

Facilitates monitors and evaluates specific lifestyle and behavior changes that contribute to the improvement of health by providing group and individual counseling, and instruction to health plan members and others.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates behavior/education change groups and/or individual consulting established within theory-based practice.

  • Identifies education and needs of patients.

  • Implements instructional objectives and counseling strategies based upon need assessments.

  • May track, evaluate and document patient progress towards identified goals.

  • May Provide individual short term or long term counseling to promote or maintain behavior change.

  • Serves as a patient advocate in the coordination and delivery of services both within the organization and the community.

  • Provides in-services and training to staff members, as assigned.

  • Prepares reports as assigned.

  • Provides input into the development and modification of program curriculum, support materials and activities.

  • NOTE: Must be able to work flexible hours, evening hours as required.

  • PAY RATE: Scale

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in education or counseling, preferred.

  • Previous teaching experience preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree, certification and/or equivalent experience in area of instruction or related field.

  • Computer literacy preferred.

  • Knowledge of educational psychology, behavior change, adult learning theory, educational methodologies, and organization behavior.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and group facilitator/process skills.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) Level II required.


  • Must successfully pass or have passed the bilingual test (within the last 12 months), or be active in the QBS program.


TITLE: Lifestyle Educator I (Bilingual)

LOCATION: San Diego, 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.