Health Education and Access Coordinator
Company: THE INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY HEALTH
Location: New York
Posted on: September 19, 2023
The Health Education and Access Coordinator will help assess
individual and community health education needs related to Harm
Reduction and Overdose Prevention; plan, implement, and evaluate
effective health education programs; coordinate health education
services; serve as a resource person in health education. The goal
of the Health Education and Access Coordinator is to provide people
who are at high risk of Overdose with tools that allow them to
prevent developing life-threatening health issues.
Conducts individualized health education during SBHC
Makes referrals to medical provider and social work for all new
Maintains chart for each encounter; clinical care supervised by
Conducts follow-up with patients as medically indicated.
Assesses individual and community needs for health education on an
Works with Community HealthCorps. Health Educator to
develop/select/adapt and implement a health curriculum to be
delivered to students in the classroom and small group setting.
Evaluates effectiveness of curriculum and revise as needed with
implementation of current best practices.
Screens children and families for Medicaid, CHP, FHP, FPBP, PCAP,
and WIC eligibility.
Completes the Access NY application for eligible families.
Provides intensive tracking and follow-up with applicants to ensure
that all required supporting documentation is obtained.
Works with Outreach Coordinator to implement insurance-related
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and
Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, oral and written
communication skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments
at any time.
1-2 years experience in health education.
Demonstrated familiarity counseling adolescents on repro health
Demonstrated familiarity with health insurance issues.
Able to commit to at least 2 years in the position.
Ability to generate, interpret and analyze data from multiple
Bi-lingual, Spanish preferred.
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