Spanish-speaking Health Educator at Marin Community Clinics in San Rafael

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Marin Community Clinics is seeking a health enthusiast who desires to help individuals manage chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol and asthma. The Health Educator will play a vital role in changing people lives through motivational interviewing and providing health information to assist patients in making preventative lifestyle choices. While focusing on diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol and asthma, this position is intended to fulfill a need for research and education on less common diseases.

Responsibilities:

Health Promotion

•Coordinate educational opportunities, printed materials, and classes for patients with diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension and asthma.

•Educating staff as necessary, acting as community liaison and staff resource for MCC.

•Patient Outreach – Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills to encourage patients to attend classes and appointments.

•Accurately assess patients’ understanding of their disease and previous instructions from other health care providers.

•Organize group classes including: secure space, invite patients by phone and/or mail, place reminder calls # days in advance, and arrange for an appropriate educator.

See the complete job description and apply online at Careers – Marin Community Clinics

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