• Health Educator I

    Location US-CA-Santa Ana
    Job ID
    Clinical Services
  • Overview

    The Health Educator I will conduct health education classes on various health topics. In addition, s/he will work with the health education team to conduct training for AltaMed (non-clinical) staff on health promotion and prevention initiatives. Community outreach will include community presentations and health fairs. Assignments will vary depending on department and or clinic site.




    1. Provide educational services to target patients and/or community members that may include individual or group setting as directed by the Program Supervisor/Manager.
    2. Coordinate class schedules and events in conjunction with the Health Education Supervisor.
    3. Assist in the development and evaluation of curricula in order to enhance health education provided throughout AltaMed and community outreach.
    4. Distribute, organize, and monitor educational materials and administer assessments.
    5. Review health education materials for content, layout, cultural-sensitivity and linguistic appropriateness.
    6. Identify and/or develop additional educational resources, as needed, to support and reinforce health education messages.
    7. Provide health education training and support for other (non-clinical) department staff.
    8. Interface and collaborate with diverse group of health care professionals and outside community resources to coordinate referrals/linkages and patient care.
    9. Assist in the development of the health education work plan.
    10. Document services and interactions on EMR where applicable.
    11. Lead health education initiatives for clinic/department sites.
    12. May be required to work evenings and weekend events.
    13. Responsible for performing other duties as assigned.


    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science or related field required; an emphasis in Community Health Education is highly preferred.
    2. Bilingual (Spanish/English) required due to population being served.


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