Health Educator I - Sea Mar Community Health Centers

CLOSING DATE: August 13, 2020


JOB #: 16080

POSTED: July 13, 2020


Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar’s network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Full-time Health Educator position for our Monroe Medical Clinic. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual passionate about working with the community to improve health and wellness. If you are looking for a dynamic team, you will find it with us. We are a team of professionals working towards the same goal as you: to serve the under-served. Join us to find out how you will impact the lives of others!

Your Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be able to creatively engage patients in preventive health education and health promotion activities to improve patient health outcomes and will have a working understanding of the social determinants of health, working from a health equity framework.
  • The Health Educator provides health education interventions, primarily one-on-one interactions in a clinic settings, group classes along with community-based education and outreach.
  • The Health Educator initiates and maintains professional contact with community groups and organizations in order to increase accessibility and availability of resources for patients and to establish partnerships to strengthen health education programming.
  • The desired candidate will be effective at leading groups, providing client-centered educational interventions 1-on-1, engaging patients in services, and establishing relationships with patients, employees across departments, and local partners.

Your Qualifications:

  • BA from accredited college or university in health education, public health, or other related fields with experience.
  • Training/ Experience in patient health counseling, educating small and large groups, engaging difficult-to-engage populations
  • Ability and experience in development of curriculum and educational materials.
  • Travel is part of this job duty so candidate is expected to have access to an insured reliable transportation.
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish/English.

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