Kaiser Permanente Clinical Health Educator II, Grade 587 in Vallejo, California

This position is to serve as a member of a multidisciplinary Primary Care Team in a clinical setting providing group and one-to-one counseling and education, in conjunction with the facility Health Education Department.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses patient's educational needs on an individual and/or group basis in consultation with members of the PCT and to apply this assessment to designing educational interventions

  • Conducts brief disease management, lifestyle and health risk counseling with patients and family members one-to one

  • Promotes prevention and self-care strategies

  • Coordinates, facilitates, and evaluates group visits for disease management and prevention and self-care education

  • Identifies health education needs of the (PCT) Primary Care Team and provides consultation to team members on education and behavior change skills and strategies

  • Selects and recommends appropriate educational materials in conjunction with the Facility Health Education Department

  • Provides linkage to and from the Facility Health Education Department

  • Arranges referrals to appropriate Kaiser Permanente and Community services

  • Provides and promotes culturally appropriate interventions

  • Collects, prepares reports, and documentation as needed for planning and quality assurance

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two (2) five (5) years experience in counseling or health education, preferably in a clinical setting

  • Master's degree in public health, clinical psychology/health psychology, health science, counseling, or social work OR master's degree in a health related field that is applicable to the clinical environment, (i.e., Gerontology for Geriatrics department, Childhood Development in Pediatrics)

  • For specialization - content expertise or certification required

  • Knowledge of behavior change, adult learning, group process theory, and application

  • Knowledge of PC applications required

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment


TITLE: Clinical Health Educator II, Grade 587

LOCATION: Vallejo, 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.