Job Description

Payroll Title:
Eating Disorder Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Chancellor Park
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#114115 Community Health Outreach Assistant

Extended Deadline: Tue 5/24/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/25/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/04/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.


The Community Health Outreach Assistant will work as the UCSD Eating Disorders Program Representative, providing a comprehensive range of general services for the UCSD Eating Disorder clinical programs including: the Adolescent Day Treatment Program, the Adolescent IOP Program, the Adult Day Treatment Program, and the Adult IOP Program. Duties include, but are not limited to: identifying and understanding the social, and mental health needs of the client and communicating those needs to professional personnel; screening clients for co-morbid disorders upon program admission and enter these data into de-identified database for treatment tracking; performing administrative support duties. Developing promotional materials for clinic and research programs.

Assisting with providing clinical support, such as supervising patients during meals and snacks to monitor patients' maladaptive behaviors and intervening as necessary; communicating with staff members about emergent patient issues; assisting research staff with education and skill-building group sessions and with coordination, marketing, and implementation of treatment studies. As well as performing other duties and responsibilities as required. Uses professional development concepts in the completion of community health outreach activities for hospital services/programs. Applies content knowledge to promote services in the community. Performs program support duties such as identifying and meeting with community partners, drafting program education materials, organizing events, maintaining program database, etc.


  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training

  • Solid organizational, planning and time management skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with eating disorder or related mental health populations.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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