Under the supervision of the Director of Health Education, the Clinical Health Educator Associate (is responsible for coordinating adult diabetes group classes. In addition, this position works with pediatric clinicians to oversee group nutritional classes for children.
This is an excellent position for someone with a deep interest in medicine, health and education.
Additional responsibilities include coordinating care and referrals for program participants, leading clinical health education activities and working with volunteer community health promoters. The Health Educator Associate (works collaboratively with other departments at TVHC as well as other community-based agencies with the purpose of making the critical linkages to health care and services for members. This individual will also have primary responsibility to review, track & document program participants clinical measures data (pre-post interventions).
Our adult diabetes classes are part of a collaborative with the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD), the University of California, Berkeley, and other partners to transform diabetes care and management. The goal of the classes is to address a range of medical and social determinants of health. The Healthy Living Program targets pediatric patients and their families with comprehensive healthy eating information, demonstration, exercise and self-management skills to promote healthy lifestyles and behavioral changes for kids at risk and/or overweight and obesity. Under the leadership of a Pediatric clinician, the CHE Intern will assist in providing health education in a safe-environment to understand food habits and promote physical activity through kids and parental participation, social support resources, and self-management techniques to address the barriers to implementing and achieving realistic lifestyle changes.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities.
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