Health Educator

Community Impact · Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Department Community Impact
Employment Type 32 Hours/Week
Minimum Experience Experienced

To advance the Health Partnership’s Community Health Impact Program, we are seeking an organized, self-starterwith excellent communication skills to serve as our Health Educator to build community capacity surrounding environmental factors that impact health. Develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities through health promotion, screenings and referrals.   

 

The The successful candidate will exhibit the following:  

  • Culture Champion – Commitment to the Partnership’s mission and working with diverse partners.   
  • Results Producer – A results-focused orientation with a proven track record of exceeding goals. 
  • Agility – Ability to think strategically, foresee opportunities and challenges and adapt as needed.   
  • Strong Communicator – Excellent written and oral communication skills.    
  • Organization – Exceptional capacity to manage details, monitor progress and adjust accordingly. 
  • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard, tackling challenges and is not afraid to take ownership of a situation 

 

Supervision Received: The Health Educator is based out of the Routt or Moffat County office and supervised by the Program Manager. 

 

General Requirements & Qualifications: 

The Health Partnership is seeking candidates who meet or exceed the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work/human services, communication, or relevant experience required.   
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences including community members, clinical partners, health and human service agencies. 
  • Experience developing and providing strategic communications including the creation of written and oral content 
  • Experience in community outreach and/or recruitment, desired 
  • High levels of organizational skills with a focus on detail and follow through 
  • Passion for social justice and treating all with equal respect and dignity 
  • Competent with Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Box and Google 
  • Familiarity with social media, Wordpress and Mailchimp, desired  
  • Possess a Colorado driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to travel 
  • Must be able to lift office equipment up to 20-pounds and climb stairs at site/client meetings. 

 

Key Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support the facilitation of Advisory Consortium to advance population health and increase community capacity to advance the social determinants of health. 
  • Plan and deliver appropriate trainings. 
  • Recruit and support clinical partners with screening for social determinants of health. 
  • Through education and support, increase screening volumes throughout the region. 
  • Participate in training and technical assistance activities with partners. 
  • Increase outreach and engagement opportunities to strengthen community and clinical partner referral pathways for care coordination and increase “opt-in” rates. 
  • In Partnership with Managing Supervisor: provide support for strategies and approaches to facilitate open communication to keep project partners apprised of and engaged with progress, opportunities, and resources. 
  • Complete monthly reporting and requirements for Accountable Health Communities Model activities. 
  • All other duties as assigned.  

 

Team Player: 

  • Engage in cross-organization efforts, connecting project work to the broader Partnership. 
  • Share unique skills and expertise with NCCHP team. 

 

Compensation 

  • .8FTE (32/hours per week) plus benefits; 
  • PTO, health & dental insurance, 401K, life & disability insurance 
  • $37,000 - $44,000 per year for 1.0FTE 

 

OUR VISION: To help people live longer, healthier lives. 

 

OUR MISSION: The Health Partnership is known and respected throughout Northwest Colorado for compassionately connecting people to health and wellness resources, through collaboration with community partners. 

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  • Location
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Department
    Community Impact
  • Employment Type
    32 Hours/Week
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced