|Recognizes and is sensitive to the cultural dimension inherent in the practice of health education in Native American communities. |
Conducts health education needs assessment and assessment of resources, and utilizes an interdisciplinary health care team approach to determine the appropriate focus for health education services.
Plans, implements, and evaluates health education/health promotion services as defined in the Strategic Health plan and funded grant programs.
Provides health education consultant services to all members of the health care team. Maintains basic reference library, educational materials, and audio-visual aids as resources allow.
Develops and/or identifies, assists in purchasing and distributing health education materials to the Tribal Health Clinics and Community Health sites.
Provides health education in-service training for staff, as needed.
Responsible for implementing tobacco cessation, physical activity, stress management, or other specific consultations, classes and/or programs, for youth and adult populations.
Collaborates with the Community Health Program Director and Health Education Supervisor to secure funding by assisting in the writing, preparing, and managing of grants for program support, enhancement, or expansion. Is responsible for implementing the health education components of grants, as secured.
Submits, on timely basis, all charting of client services, and written monthly program activity reports to the Health Education Supervisor.