SENIOR HEALTH EDUCATOR

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description



DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
TRPH4850-3

VACANCY INFORMATION
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Programs
Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program
600 S. Commonwealth Avenue, Room 800
Los Angeles, California 90005

The Los Angeles County Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP) has an opening for a Senior Health Educator to oversee the health education component of a statewide, multidisciplinary perinatal program for low income pregnant women. The position reports to the Nurse Manager and supervises one Health Education Assistant.

Essential Job Functions
  • Provides technical assistance to approximately 400 state-certified public and private CPSP providers countywide.
  • Develops and conducts group trainings for CPSP provider staff.
  • Participates in quality assurance activities to ensure provider compliance with CPSP Title 22 regulations.
  • Participates in state and local program planning.
  • Uses maternal health expertise to consult with independent health educators working with providers.
  • Has access to a car and is willing to travel to all areas of Los Angeles County.

Requirements
MUST BE A COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS THE PAYROLL TITLE OF SENIOR HEALTH EDUCATOR.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • One year of experience in maternal health.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as a multidisciplinary team member.
  • Experience conducting presentations and trainings.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.
  • Certified Lactation Educator (CLE).


All interested employees who currently hold the payroll title of Senior Health Educator are invited to submit a resume, copies of there last two (2) performance evaluations, and copies of their attendance record for the last 24 months. Only the most qualified employees will be contacted for an interview.

Please submit via email to:

Sharonne Gantt
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Avenue, Room 800
Los Angeles, California 90005
Phone: (213) 639-6419
Email: sgantt@ph.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time: