Location: School Base Sites in Manhattan
Position Summary: The School Base Health Educator and Access Coordinator will work with the school based programs with individual, classroom, and small group health education, as well as screen children and families for insurance and other benefits eligibility. The responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting health education, making referrals to medical provider and social work for all new patients; maintain chart for each visit, assess individual and community needs for health education on an ongoing basis. Work with Community Healthcorps Health Educator in the development and implementation of health curriculum to be delivered to students in classroom and small group setting. In addition, the SBHE and Access Coordinator will screen for Medicaid, CHP, FHP, FPBP, PCAP, and WIC eligibility. This position will work closely with the Outreach Coordinator to implement insurance related outreach strategies.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, public health, health education or related field
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 1 – 2 years experience in health education, demonstrated familiarity counseling adolescents on repro health (experience preferred); demonstrated familiarity with health insurance issues; excellent organizational and customer service skills; able to manage competing demands and monitor multiple projects simultaneously; able to commit to at least 2 years in the position. (Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred).
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter (specifying the position of interest) with salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, The Institute for Family Health, 22 West 19th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10011, Fax: (212) 620-0688, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org