The Health Educator II assists in the strategic development and growth of IEHP Member Health Education programs and services. Focuses on the alignment of resources for holistic health and wellness and enhances the Member experience by successfully identifying and prioritizing strategies to meet the populations’ needs across the continuum of care. Must possess strong knowledge or experience around regulatory and accreditation requirements as it pertains to the managed care plan.
This position is responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of Health Education programs to ensure that programs are evidence-based and meets literacy and cultural needs of population health. In addition, the Health Educator II will partner with other internal IEHP departments as well as external stakeholders to ensure that Health Education program strategies are robust and effective. Supports the overall delivery of quality care for our Members and ensures that programs and services strive to meet the disparity in the communities we serve.
7+ years of experience in health education, program planning, monitoring, evaluation, and policy development. Experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and workgroup is a must. Possess lean thinking to drive innovation in projects. Experience in writing reports, managing projects, creating low-literacy education materials, and in developing health education programs for patients or the community.
Experience preferably in a healthcare of managed care setting. Project management experience/certification is a plus.
Master’s degree in Public Health, in Health Education, or in a related field equivalent to public health or health promotion experience from an accredited institution required.
Attainment of Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) is required.
Drivers License Required
Must have a valid California Driver's license and valid automobile insurance. Must qualify and maintain driving record to drive company vehicles based on IEHP insurance standards of no more than three (3) points.
Possess a broad set of health education experience such as in chronic condition management/prevention, nutrition, behavioral health, and knowledge working across the lifecycle.
Must be able to work in a collaborative environment and adapt style accordingly. Must have ability to demonstrate conflict resolution, and effective communication skills.
Commitment to Team Culture
The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.
Position requires travel to community sites within Inland Empire 20-25% of the time.
Additional Salary Information: Total compensation package includes benefits equaling 35% of annual salary.
Internal Number: 3873
About Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)
Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 6,000 and a team of more than 2,000 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.2 million members. And our mission and core values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and Make a Difference with us! IEHP offers a Competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and retirement plan.