Venice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. In November 2021, Venice Family Clinic merged with South Bay Family Health Care, uniting more than a century of experience helping patients regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization now has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have 17 locations plus 2 mobile clinics and an expansive street medicine program for people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at venicefamilyclinic.org. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values of the Venice Family Clinic. We believe the professional and clinical environments are enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together.
Join our Venice Family Clinic team as a Health Educator, and utilize your expertise to make a difference in the community and help improve people’s lives. The Health Educator works within a multi-disciplinary health care team in the delivery of comprehensive services for patients diagnosed with diabetes and chronic illness in a primary care setting. This position will be located at our Inglewood and Redondo Beach locations. Acting as the primary contact person for the family, the Health Educator assists the health care team in the development and implementation of a health care plan tailored to the needs of the patient and the patient’s family in order to promote continuity of care, improve patient’s health, and ultimately reduce the rate and severity of diabetes-related complications. The Health Educator is responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination and implementation of health education program(s) that focus on underserved racial/ethnic groups who are at high risk for illness, disability and death from diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Salary range: $24.28 - $48.04 Hourly
* Working knowledge of health related issues and programs including nutrition, lifestyle and behavioral issues.
* Excellent communication and organizational skills, and bilingual English/Spanish language skills.
* Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Access.
* Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, clinic staff, patients and volunteers.
* Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team and promote interdepartmental communication.
* Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people of various educational and socio-economic backgrounds.
* Ability to function efficiently and independently, and to plan and prioritize daily work activities to meet clinic goals and objectives.
Strongly Preferred: Master’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition or related field OR a Bachelor’s degree in Health or a related field and at least two years of experience providing health related services in a public health or primary health care organization.