Health Educator/Outreach Worker
BronxWorks
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Post Date: Jul 16, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Bronx
Job Reference: 2441
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Description
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BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and are guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.


BronxWorks is hiring (1) Health Educator/Outreach Worker for the Positive Living Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide information about the HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services program to clients,
BronxWorks programs, and programs in the community
• Coordinate and facilitate group treatment education
• Research, prepare and disseminate educational and informational materials relevant to health promotion and
disease prevention with focus on Sexually Transmitted Infections/Disease.
• Conduct outreach and recruit clients for intervention programs
• Help orient clients to this program by introducing them to staff, and reviewing their rights and responsibilities
• Support Case Manager with development of client assessment and implementation the client’s service plan
• Provide reminders of health care and other appointments for services to clients
• Escort clients to appointments, and model self-management and self-advocacy skills
• Conduct individual Health Education sessions and document the session in a note in the client’s chart that
summarizes the client’s participation, progress, accomplishments, further needs and referrals.
• Enter services provided into AIRS

Skills
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in health education or health related field is required.
Two years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness
• Two to three years of experience developing and facilitating health education

Notes
BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.


Contact Details

URL: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=391919&lang=en_US&source=CC4