Health Educator 2 - Cardiology Administration - FT Days - 38058-1A

Updated: Jun 24, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Cardiology Administration

Job Description:
 
UC Title: HEALTH EDUCATOR 2
Position Number: 40322177
Reports to: Ambulatory Care Admin Mgr 1
Working Title: Health Educator 2
Cost Center: Cardiology Administration (428759)
Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 12/21/2019
Job Code: 004397
Hours: 40
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
Incumbent serves as a patient educator-advocate. The Coach will empower patients to develop self-management skills with their chronic disease such as diabetes and heart failure through improved communication, education and empathetic coaching.  The goal of the Community Coach is to help patient and their family or significant other to cope with their condition, manage symptoms and improve function and quality of life. The Coach will  provide and/or support health care services to individuals with these chronic diseases at UC Irvine HealthCare primary care ambulatory and Cardiology sites as part of the health care team.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $25.62                   Midpoint               $37.64                   Maximum $49.66
 
Required Qualifications:
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Competent knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office computer applications,  i.e. Word, Excel
Ability to be a team player, yet work independently to accomplish tasks
Knowledge of Diabetes or Heart Failure disease
Ability to work in challenging environment with frequent interruptions, changing  priorities, and multiple deadlines
Must have valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one and/or own
transportation commute to clinic sites
Proven commitment to and ability to provide high-level customer service in attitude and work ethic
Ability to be forward thinking and anticipate problems and solutions
Attention to detail, ability to follow complex verbal instructions, and commitment to quality of output
Personal organization skills to keep track of all task, projects, and relevant action items
Tact, discretion, and experience in handling confidential information
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Experience working in clinic settings
Experience working on human subject research
Will train - Disease management protocols including the protocol for working with patients as a community health worker
Will train - UCIMC electronic medical record training, (EPIC), patient scheduling, HIPAA training
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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