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Health Education Class Facilitator

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

As a Health Education Class Facilitator at Miramar Health Center Kennewick, you will provide a critical service to your community by recruiting patients to enroll in and also facilitating health and wellness classes that will help them manage their chronic conditions. Classes are delivered both online/virtually and in the classroom. Classes include the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Tomando Control de su Salud (Tomando), Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP), and Manejo Personal de la Diabetes (Manejo).

The schedule for this position is an average of 8 hours/week and will require you to work some weekdays, evenings, and occasional weekends. Some times are flexible.

What we offer

  • $22.00/hour.
  • Additional 4% pay for your bilingual skills.
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties:
    • Recruit and schedule patients to attend online and in-person classes.
    • Facilitate evidence-based curriculum for the programs listed above.
    • Actively engage participants during the classes, using your knowledge of cultural differences to provide an environment where people feel comfortable to share and ask questions. Continue to engage participants by following up with them after class.
    • Embrace and practice cultural sensitivity, equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion in each part of the programs you are involved with.
    • Continue your own professional development by completing trainings that are offered by YVFWC and other providers.
    • Collect and compile participant data obtained from classes and submit weekly reports to program leadership.
    • Modify presentation delivery and content when program requirements change.
    • Consult with and provide class feedback from participants and peers to program leadership.
    • Refer patients to other YVFWC departments and programs that can provide additional resources to help them manage their conditions.
    • Contribute to the accuracy of the department's billing for classes.
    • Use various computer applications and technology, including Epic (electronic medical records), Microsoft Office, Zoom, and Artera (patient communications).
      • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
      • Experience: Six months experience as a volunteer, Promotor, health educator, or a community resource information provider. Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Basic knowledge and experience with ZOOM video communications platform. The ideal candidate has six months experience facilitating health and wellness education classes, leading group discussions, and/or has medical billing and terminology experience.
      • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual skills are preferred. Language needs are based on demographics of the area where you are working. You must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 10 on a language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Ability to successfully complete Tomando Control de su Salud, CDSMP, Manejo Personal de la Diabetes, and/or DSMP leader training and certification. Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively exchange, convey and receive information. Public speaking skills to effectively present information in a public setting. Take initiative to complete tasks. Display a positive attitude in day-to-day situations and interactions. Collaborate well with others. Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to different perspectives, and consistently respect individual capabilities, culture, and personalities.
        About YVFWC

        We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

        Working at YVFWC

        Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

        At Farm Workers Clinic
        • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
        • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
        • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
        • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
        • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
        • We will let joy in.
        • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Kennewick , Health Education Class Facilitator, Education / Teaching , Kennewick, Washington

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