Kaiser Permanente Health Educator II - Grade 587 in Oakland, California

Assesses, designs, implements, presents, and evaluates health education programs and services.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts needs assessments, establishes priorities, designs, implements, and evaluates basic health education programs, protocols, and standards.

  • Coordinates a wide range of health education services, including establishing effective referral and publicity systems, monitoring quality and documentation, providing scheduling and logistical support, and facilitating use of community services to promote the delivery of cost-effective health education services.

  • Provides direct group or one-to-one health education services to members and the public.

  • Reviews, develops, and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate, written and audio-visual health education materials.

  • Consults w/ physicians and staff regarding related health education services.

  • Coordinates health information projects such as program catalogs, newsletter, informational displays, community health events, etc.

  • Specializes in a specific area of health education (e.g. HIV, nutrition, chronic disease, health promotion) as required.

  • Monitors performance of health education instructors and counselors.

  • Prepares reports, grants, proposals, and documentation, as assigned.

  • Participates in establishing department strategic goals and priorities.

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years experience in the field of health education.

  • Previous experience in uncomplicated curriculum and materials development.

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Community Health Science, or Health Promotion OR

Master's degree in a health related field, eligibility to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination, and successful completion of the Certified Health Education specialist (CHES) examination within twelve (12) months of hire into a Health Educator II position. For specialization - content expertise or certification required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change, adult learning, group process theory and application.

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of PC applications required.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


TITLE: Health Educator II - Grade 587

LOCATION: Oakland, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.