Job Description

Payroll Title:
HEALTH EDUCATOR 3
Department:
PEDIATRICS
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, M-F

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

#113613 Health Educator II/III

Initial Review Date: Mon 1/3/2022

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 12/22/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/03/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid on-site and remote schedule.

Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Health Educator II or Health Educator III level.

DESCRIPTION

The UCSD Mother Child & Adolescent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Program provides comprehensive and integrated HIV care, social services and clinical research to women, children and youth ages 13-24. A multidisciplinary team of HIV specialists provides medical care, treatment, mental health services, health education, nutrition education, counseling, case management and clinical research studies.

Under supervision of professional staff, provides assistance with a comprehensive range of client outreach, education, community engagement and support activities. Provide education and community engagement support to youth/young adults and women both at risk for and living with HIV disease. Conducts outreach to help young adults and women living with HIV enter and re-engage in health care. Contacts individuals to support participation in community engagement forums and advisory committees that inform services that they participate in. Provides culturally competent health information to individuals, families and groups. Contacts clients in writing and by phone to notify them about appointments, program opportunities, community activities, and to promote care. Assists with general program duties, data collection, maintenance of patient care areas. Represents the UCSD Mother, Child & Adolescent HIV Program in local and regional meetings.

Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced health education professional with a full understanding of industry practices and campus policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training. In order to be hired as at the Educator III level, must have at least three years of relevant experience.

  • Must have a valid CA driver's license and acceptable driving record.

  • Thorough knowledge of the health promotion and education field.

  • Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs.

  • Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education programs and services.

  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of the needs of people living with HIV and related HIV services.
  • Bilingual - Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Ability to occasionally work nights and weekends.
  • Daily access to reliable personal transportation.

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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