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Health Educator - Bilingual/Spanish (OB/GYN)  Bronx, NY  Posted: 5/7/2024
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Employee (Full Time)

Position Summary:
The Health Educator will be a member of our OB/GYN department in The Bronx. Health Educator provides health education to OB patients during the 1st, 3rd trimesters and post-partum educating patients on required prenatal/post-partum topics..
Key Duties:
  • Makes valuable contributions to the content of the health education curricula.
  • Conducts individual and group waiting room presentations, and participates in outreach activities.
  • Empowers patients and community members by providing evidence-based health education data on asthma, diabetes, weight management, tobacco cessation, heart disease, sexual and reproductive health, and others. 
  • Focuses on overall health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease self management while counseling patients/families to adapt to healthy and positive behaviors.
  • Provides patients with referrals to community based supportive resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Education and Promotion, Education, Public Health, Social Work, or related field of study.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, required. 
  • Previous exposure to working in a community based organization, health clinics and other medical settings a plus
  • Health education specialist preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Commitment to excellence and to providing quality service to patients. 

Work Environment Type, Location, and Schedule:

Hybrid, 2 days onsite, 3 days remote, Bronx, NY, Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm.

Starting Compensation: 

Minimum: $44,000 annually; Maximum: $44,000 annually

As a full time associate at Urban Health Plan, you'll enjoy:

  • Fully funded Health Insurance for you/73.5% funded Health Insurance for your family
  • Dental, Vision, and prescription Coverage 
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings (including 3% annual employer contribution)
  • Comprehensive time off including paid vacation, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays (including your birthday!)
  • Flex Spending Accounts (Health care, Dependent Care, and Commuter Benefits)
  • Entertainment Discount Programs
  • Employee Assistant Programs
  • Eligibility to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Fitness Discounts and Perks through our medical plan
  • $50,000 term life Insurance

About Urban Health Plan:

At Urban Health Plan (UHP) our mission is to continuously improve the health of communities and the quality of life of the people we serve by providing affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary and specialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices. At UHP, our commitment to provide patient-centered, holistic, quality health care, is part of a tradition started by our founder, Dr. Richard Izquierdo, more than 40 years ago. That tradition continues today by promoting excellence in everything that we do. 


UHP is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin/ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, marital or family status, and military or veteran status.

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