Health Educator

Feb 02 2021
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimanalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

 We are a community health center located in majestic Waimanalo, where our mission is to provide the highest level of primary and preventative health care services, with special attention to the needs of Native Hawaiians and the medically underserved, and improving the health and wellness of individuals and their `ohana (family) regardless of their ability to pay. We are committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Hawaii.

Our Values

Mlama (stewardship)- We listen to people with our full attention, seeking to know them and understand their healthcare and wellness needs and aspirations for themselves, their family and the Waimnalo community. We will respond, to the best of our abilities, as caring, compassionate, engaged and professional partners in healthcare.

`Ohana (family)- We believe that wellness embraces the whole family and we welcome their participation in the healthcare of their loved ones. Our belief extends to the Waimnalo community-at-large where we build the foundation of good health and wellness for everyone, and we seek collaborative partners who share our values and vision.

Pono(rightness and balance) - We know that quality healthcare starts with people’s trust in our services and the excellence of our care for them and the resources entrusted to us to meet their needs. We are committed to maintaining their trust by treating people with respect and confidentiality, and by being open about our organizational practices and results, seeking to continuously improve our work.

We are seeking a dedicated, talented and team-oriented Health Educator to join our `ohana (family) to support our mission and values.

SUMMARY

The Health Educator is responsible for providing and managing health education activities to youth/young adults enrolled with KIKM, their families, and the neighborhoods they reside in to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles.  The Health Educator will use appropriate strategies and methods to facilitate health promotion and disease prevention.  In addition, this position will serve as a resource in identifying the health educational needs of youth/young adults and their families.