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 113080 - Bilingual Health Educator - La Jolla, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UC San Diego 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729511102 / Latpro-3842474 
Date posted: Nov-20-2021
State, Zip: California, 92037

Description

Payroll Title:
HEALTH EDUCATOR 2
Department:
School of Public Health
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
25%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 4-8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri and some weekends

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113080 Bilingual Health Educator Filing Deadline: Thu 12/2/2021
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For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/01/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

These positions are part time and expected to work around 10 to 20 hours per week.

DESCRIPTION

The new Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is dedicated to health and social equity and has over 80 primary salaried faculty, 25 secondary faculty, 200+ personnel, 200 postgraduate students, and 550 undergraduate majors. The School includes activities in the Public Health disciplines of Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Policy, Health Equity, Public Mental Health, and Environmental and Climate Health. The School administers two PhD programs (Public Health and Biostatistics), a Master of Public Health professional degree program, an MS in Biostatistics, the only Health Sciences undergraduate program (BSPH), an MAS in Leadership of Healthcare Organizations run in conjunction with UCSD Extension, and a Preventive Medicine residency program. The School has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on Wireless and Population Health Systems, Health Promotion and Equity, Women's Health, and Tobacco Control, and has extensive collaborations with the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Jacobs School of Engineering, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Moores Cancer Center, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and with other partners across the UC San Diego campus. Partnerships with the community and health agencies are fundamental to the School. The School houses five recharge cores providing services to UCSD and external customers, and the School’s faculty and academics hold ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts.

The bilingual health educator (interventionist) will deliver a behavioral weight loss intervention focused on improving family functioning in Mexican-Americans. The interventionist will lead in-person weekly group based sessions in a research setting and monthly family sessions in a home setting. The interventionist will adhere to a treatment protocol consisting of nutrition and physical activity education, behavioral modification strategies, and relationship skills training.

Uses professional health education concepts. Applies campus policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Six years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two years of related experience/training. Related experience includes experience in mental health (e.g., depression, anxiety) and/or behavioral (e.g., nutrition/physical activity/smoking) counseling.

  • Must have a valid CA driver's license and acceptable driving record.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Working knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs. Knowledge of intervention/treatment fidelity.

  • Skills in nutrition and/or physical activity counseling.

  • Skills in family counseling.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Ability to work some early evening hours.
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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.



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