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Health Educator at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) program, Manager and the Office of Family Planning (OFP), the FPACT Health Educator uses skills as a seasoned, experienced health education professional to assess the reproductive health-related education needs of providers and clients in the Family PACT program. The Health Educator will also develop health education protocols, materials, and assessment tools and will review health education materials for accuracy, consistency, and relevance, based on knowledge of current trends in the field of health education and care services. The Health Educator will also assist in implementing provider and client training recommendations and will prepare reports, publicantions, and educational support materials for effective health education program planning, implementation and evaluation.


Since 1989, the California Prevention Training Center (CAPTC) has been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to deliver high-quality, state-of-the-art training and technical assistance to health professionals and health care organizations related to STD prevention, diagnosis and treatment. CAPTC has established an innovative, cost-effective training and technical assistance center with expertise in training providers (clinical PTC), providing training and capacity building to CDC-funded STD programs (NQIC), training disease investigation specialists (DISTC), and building health department capacity (CBA). CAPTC is a part of UCSF, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn u0026 RS), San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Division, and has faculty with national-level expertise in STDs and HIV.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn u0026 RS) is a major academic Department in the School of Medicine, engaged in clinical, research, and training activities at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) campuses, as well as satellite locations throughout the Bay Area, with an annual operating budget of $77.2 million and the new Betty Irene Moore Women s Hospital at Mission Bay. The OBGYN Department has 102 full-time faculty, 136 other academic appointees, 39 post-doctoral fellows, 20 clinical fellows, 36 residents, 136 voluntary clinical faculty, and 266 staff. The mission of the UCSF Department of OBGYN u0026 Reproductive Sciences is to improve the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation and leadership in Patient Care, Scientific Discovery, Education, Advocacy. Leading the way in women s health.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bachelor s degree in public health, health education, or related field and three to five years of directly related work experience, or equivalent combination of experience/training
Experience with the development and delivery of health education programs and services, which may include curriculum development and capacity building
Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups
Effective organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to analyze, interpret and respond to client needs

Preferred Qualifications: Master s degree in public health, health education, or related field with a specialization in public or community health education and three+ years of post baccalaureate experience, or appropriate combination of education and experience
Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs with e-learning materials, such as podcasts, synchronous and asynchronos educational offerings, website content, videos, webinars and related presentation media
Familiarity with reproductive health care coverage options in California and experience with diverse patient and provider populations

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.