Certified Community Health Education Specialist - UT Physicians Multispecialty Clinic (Jensen)

UT Health

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Community Health & Mental Health

Sep 3

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UTHealth – UT Physicians Multispecialty Clinic (Jensen) is hiring a Certified Community Health Education Specialist to join their team of professionals. This position will collaborate with staff at neighboring out-patient clinics for targeted recruitment to educational programs. This will include some travel across the North/Central Houston areas when virtual/telephonic assistance isn't available. 

Location: Jensen Clinic @ 2620 East Crosstimbers Street

Position Summary:

Provides professional level skills in the teaching, counseling, training, and research aspects of health education programs in the community and for the institution.


Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Contacts or may be contacted by various community agencies and participants for the planning and development of specialized educational programs. 
  2. Coordinates, promotes, and provides administrative assistance to multi-disciplinary programs which combine institutional interests/developments with community needs. 
  3. Prepares, coordinates, organizes, schedules and conducts special events, classes, workshops, and/or training programs for health education topics. 
  4. Provides educational training and research functions pertaining to various aspects of health education programs. 
  5. May maintain and organize administrative records and details of contact. 
  6. Coordinates and promotes multidisciplinary programs, establishes policies, provides administrative assistance, and coordinates activities with various standing committees in the Health Science Center. 
  7. Prepares, coordinates, organizes, schedules and conducts special events, classes, workshops, and/or training programs for health education topics. 
  8. Provides information, referral, and consultation to faculty, staff, students, employees of other universities and organizations, and private individuals on community health education programs. 
  9. Assists in the writing, editing, and reviewing of various publications, newsletters, and catalogs. 
  10. Maintains and organizes administrative records of participants in the health education programs, workshops, activities, etc. and provides details of contact as needed. 
  11. May perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or health related field.

Minimum Experience:

Three years of experience working with community agencies and health related institutions.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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