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Health Education Class Facilitator

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Zillah
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a Health Education Class Facilitator at Toppenish Medical Dental Clinic in Toppenish, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

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.
        Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

        Contact us at ...@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity! Associated topics: affair, assist, attendance clerk, college counselor, counselor, guidance, registration, school clerk assistant, scriptwriter, secretary

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima , Health Education Class Facilitator, Other , Zillah, Washington

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