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Women's Health Educator (Lake West Women's Health Ctr)

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Date: Jun 16, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Job Req ID: 118361

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE Responsible for the assessment of women's health education needs, presentation of appropriate educational materials, and evaluation of program activities to ensure a quality women's health education program. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must have an Associate's degree in Social Services, Public Health, Health Education or Community Health Education. Experience: - Must have four (4) years of experience in health education, community outreach programs, or in medical interpreting in a patient care environment. Equivalent Education and/or Experience: - May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - None. Skills or Special Abilities: - Must be bilingual in both English and Spanish. - Must successfully complete the Parkland Health & Hospital System language/medical terminology proficiency examination in English and Spanish with a minimum score of 80% per section prior to employment. - Must be able to successfully pass the WISH Women¿s Health Education Curriculum course and exam during the first six months of employment. - Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management. - Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of training methods and techniques, including the group facilitation process. - Must be able to demonstrate excellent writing, communication skills, and public speaking skills. - Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in working with a diverse population. - Must be organized, detail oriented and able to work independently. - Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Public Health, Medical, Patient Care, Healthcare

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