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Health Education Assistant, Salinas, CA

Organization: Natividad
Category: Professional
Location: Salinas, CA
Date Job Posted: February 19, 2021
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At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.

Bilingual Required

Natividad is currently seeking to fill one permanent full-time Bilingual Health Education Assistant. Under general supervision, will assist and participate in all phases of the public health education program; research, prepare and present health educational materials and oral presentations to promote public health within the community; and perform other duties as required.

Examples of duties:

  • Assists Health Educators by preparing exhibits, posters and displays for presentation at meetings, conferences, clinics and public gatherings
  • Conducts community surveys and research to identify health related needs; assesses program effectiveness and determines ways to improve services
  • Assists Health Educators and medical providers in planning and participating in evaluation of educational/counseling needs, presenting health education programs and demonstrations
  • Develops and maintains communications with various community, professional and government organizations that provide services to clients; and promotes health education programs
  • Responds to public inquiries concerning health education activities; functions as a resource for information; and performs referral duties regarding general health services available in the community

Minimum qualifications include two years of experience as a community worker or a related position which included outreach education experience within a public health or voluntary non-profit health related agency, preferably dealing with “at risk” populations; completion of course work leading to a Bachelor's degree in public/community health education, education, behavioral or life sciences, sociology, biology or psychology; the ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals from a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; and basic computer skills.

PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11:59pm for a guaranteed review. Application materials received after this date will be reviewed in a continuous basis until position is filled.

For application materials, contact Natividad, HR, 1441 Constitution Blvd, Bldg. 300, Salinas, CA 93906; call us at (831) 783-2700; or apply online at Like us on Facebook: EOE/M/F/H/V

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