Health Educator II- Per-Diem in Los Angeles, California

Kaiser Permanente

Job Summary:

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

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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-on-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 with physicians and staff regarding related health education services.

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

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

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

  • Participates in establishing department strategic goals and priorities.

    • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services (usually 1 year).


  • Masters degree in a field related to the position or one of the following certifications: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD), Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR), Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP), Fellow of the American Dietetic Association (FADA), or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Previous experience in curriculum development.

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

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of PC applications required

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of mainframe and personal computing systems.

  • Demonstrates highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal communications.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership Environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of recent teaching/program planning.

  • Previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services.

  • Knowledge of behavior change, adult learning theory.

  • Curriculum and materials development.

  • Demonstrated ability to use effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

  • PC skills Previous individual, small group and large group/classroom training/teaching experience.

  • RD/RDN Preferred.

  • Spanish Speaking Preferred.


TITLE: Health Educator II- Per-Diem

LOCATION: Los Angeles, California

REQNUMBER: 1283922

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.

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