Friday , February 23 2024

City of Laredo Careers – Health Educator

Website City of Laredo

Job Description:

Works with program director on, health education, prevention, nutrition, self-sustainability, wellness, community engagement, mental health, with the Community Mental Program from the City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD).  Provides management support for operations for the Integrated Behavioral Health.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assures women stay in care and use women’s health services.
  • Helps persons fill applications for health services and teaches them how to access the health care system (Medicaid, Title V, etc).
  • Provides health education on prevention, wellness, women’s health, and nutrition.
  • Projects a positive and professional image of intervention division.
  • Conducts presentations on wellness and nutrition.
  • Conducts self appraisals for each participant every three months (if appropriate).
  • Assists in coordinating and implementing health education programs in particular on nutrition.
  • Maintains close contact with volunteers in case they need forms or other equipment.
  • Reviews, prepares, and develops reports as needed.
  • Prepares health education and prevention materials to be presented for CLHD Health Services.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work effectively with others and to deal tactfully with professional personnel and the public.
  • Knowledge of people’s behavior or culture for social interaction.
  • Ability to build networks for health promotion, prevention, and social services support.
  • Ability to speak effectively with groups and individuals.
  • Knowledge of the Mexican culture.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of health education and outreach, especially for maternal child health wellness and nutrition.
  • Ability to understand both oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to support program management operations, reports, and office support.
  • Knowledge of health problems and community resources.

Job Details:

Company: City of Laredo

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Laredo, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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