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Health Educator- Los Angeles

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Position: Health Educator Classification: Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Health Education/Services FTE: 100%
Location: Los Angeles, CA Department: Health Education/Services

 Program Description:

Teen Pregnancy Prevention program interventions provide deaf and hard of hearing high-risk youth with comprehensive, medically accurate sexual health education and clinical linkages to sexual and reproductive health services.

 Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit d/hh high-risk youth participants and conduct comprehensive sexual health and life skills education intervention activities according to the scope of work.
  2. Promote awareness and provide referrals to Family PACT services available to youth.
  3. Assist youth to access comprehensive family planning health services.
  4. Contact and meet with school administrators, church, local community services and family planning providers to plan and schedule activities.
  5. Administer surveys to program participants.
  6. Collect and report data entry into MCAH/I&E collection system.
  7. Assist with local and statewide evaluations and progress reports.
  8. Assist with curricula/lesson plan development.
  9. Develop and disseminate outreach, educational and promotional materials.
  10. Participate in trainings.
  11. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must possess a B.A. with two years experiences in health education or deafness related program; experience  in teaching and have good rapport with adolescents are desired; experience in providing presentations, classes and/or workshops required; knowledge of STI and HIV is desirable;  fluency in sign language and ability to communicate with and relate to deaf and hard of hearing youth of varying communication modes and language skills, and the ability to work with a diverse, multi-ethnic population including LGBT and gangs required;  applicants must possess the ability to function in a team environment and be willing to drive long distances as needed;  applicants must be a flexible self-starter and a resourceful team player; detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and sometimes with competing deadlines; excellent interpersonal skills and at all times be capable of maintaining a cooperative relationship with co-employees, directors, family planning clinics, employers, community members, other agencies and the CEO;  punctuality and reliability are required; applicants must be professional; able to handle confidential situations; have the ability to work independently, take initiative and thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment; must have a professional demeanor, including phone manners and must be knowledgeable of office procedures.

Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance as required by law.