Health Education Coordinator, Department of Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases
Community Prevention Intervention Unit
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With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued patients and employees. With over 20,000 employees, we are committed to continuing our growth with the best professionals in the healthcare industry. We invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you’ll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.
The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Health Education Coordinator to join the Division of Infectious Diseases, Community Prevention Intervention Unit (CPIU). The CPIU has provided HIV/STI testing, linkage, care, and community outreach/education since 1985 and was one of the first organizations to provide these services to vulnerable populations across Dallas and North Texas. As our Health Education Coordinator, you will empower young people to direct CPIU programs, including HIV/STI testing, linkage to pre-exposure prophylaxis, and supporting and counseling youth to engage/reengage into HIV care, which in turn empowers Dallas youth to make better informed choices about their sexual health. As our ideal candidate you are fun, energetic, creative, and passionate about sexual health and the rights of young people. You are savvy on all social media platforms and adaptable and compassionate but possess strong boundaries.
Experience and Education
- Bachelor degree in public health, education, community health education, nursing, or equivalent, and two (2) years experience in development and implementation of education programs.
- Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of stated education on a year for year basis.
- Performs needs assessment to determine appropriate programs for target clients.
- Develops and delivers informational/educational programs for patients, family members, employees, and/or public; develops materials and resources necessary for program implementation and evaluation.
- Stays abreast of current approaches, theories, and practices related to patient and public education.
- Evaluates health education materials.
- Develops and implements effective promotion and publicity for programs. Identifies need for staff or volunteer training and develops and delivers such training.
- Maintains activity records and prepares periodic reports.
- May supervise clerical employees or volunteers.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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