Health Educator - #1687281

Community Health Center of Buffalo Inc


Date: 1 week ago
City: Buffalo, NY
Salary: $68,000 per year
Contract type: Full time
Job Summary:
The Health Educator will play a vital role in coordinating project activities and providing patient education, chart review, and follow-up at the Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc. (CHCB). As a Health Educator, you will also conduct culturally tailored educational programs with community-based organizations that serve low-income underserved populations. This position offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k match, tuition assistance, and paid time off

Responsibilities:
  • Educate patients about the importance of cancer screening, treatment, and follow-up.
  • Conduct chart reviews to identify screening, treatment, and referral gaps and make recommendations for closing the care gap.
  • Develop and implement on-site and community-based programs to increase cancer screenings, specifically for colorectal, cervical, and breast cancers.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities and the measurement and evaluation of quality-of-care measures.
  • Function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Consistently demonstrate effective communication with patients, families, and team members.
  • Coordinate activities to improve cancer screening in collaboration with members of the inter-professional interdisciplinary team.
  • Ensure desired program outcomes are achieved and address variances from established goals as necessary.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:
  • New York State RN License with at least 3 years of experience working in a primary care setting.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and providing educational programs to patients.
  • Proven ability to build positive business relationships.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, including clinicians, pharmacists, social workers, etc., and function as a member of a diverse multidisciplinary care team.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Physical Demands:
This position requires periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping. Evening work may be required

Salary:
$68,000 per year

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