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Health Education Specialist (Part Time)

General Description
This is an hourly, non-exempt, part-time position on the staff of Senior Connection Center.  The employee will be responsible for implementing activities associated with the Humana Foundation grant, Living Healthy in Your Community, a program within the Healthcare Initiatives Department.

  • Implement the activities associated with the Humana Foundation grant, Living Healthy in Your Community, grant work plan.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate health and wellness classes.
  • Recruit and manage volunteer lay leaders.
  • Facilitate Stanford University's Chronic Disease Self-Management Educational programs and conduct on-going health support groups, health education, etc.
  • Maintain program documentation and data for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Maintain adequate documentation for reporting, evaluation, and monitoring purposes.
  • Collaborate with community partners to maximize program reach and benefit to participants.
  • Establish, build, and maintain community partnerships to ensure program outcomes.
  • Assist in preparing required reports to document the program outputs and outcomes.
  • Attend assigned meetings, work groups, etc.
Minimum Training and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year professional experience in Public Health, Nursing, or related field. 
  • Computer literate and familiarity with the Public Health and Aging Network a plus.
  • Familiarity with Hispanic communities and culture.
  • Volunteer management and recruitment.
  • Public health education, facilitation, or training.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Certification as a leader for Stanford University's Chronic Disease Self-Management Program and Tomando Control de su Salud. This certification may be obtained within 4 months of hire date.
  • Successful completion of Level II background screening.
  • Any exceptions to the minimum requirements must be approved by the President and CEO.
Specialized Skills and Knowledge
  • Fluently bilingual in the English and Spanish languages.
  • Ability to communicate well, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to research topics related to services for older adults (funding, program design, etc.), analyze data, derive logical conclusion and provide written and/or oral reports as required.
  • Ability to organize tasks effectively, meet deadlines and set priorities.
  • Ability to assess program quality, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to address groups and represent the Agency at meetings, forums, boards or other committee assignments.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to work under stressful situations
  • Pleasant and clearly understandable telephone voice
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 10 pounds
  • Ability to operate computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to sit at a desk for more than one hour at a time
  • Ability to bend and stoop in order to file and shelve
Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Complete an Application for Employment

The minimum salary for this position is $15.00 per hour, 20.0 hours per week.

A completed employment application and resume can be mailed, emailed or faxed to:
Human Resources
8928 Brittany Way
Tampa, FL 33619
(813) 623-1342 (fax)
No phone calls please.


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