Bilingual – Bicultural Adult Health Educator Consultant

Parkinson's Disease Foundation - PDF
Full time
Education and Training
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Bilingual/Bicultural Adult Health Educator Consultant



  • Reports to: Senior Director, Community Engagement

  • Position Status: Temporary Contract (6 months), Grant-funded position; 15hours/week

  • Location: Telecommute


Description


The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience and passion of our global Parkinson’s community.


The Bilingual/Bicultural Adult Health Educator Consultant (“Health Educator”) is charged with creating and implementing a series of three (3) culturally-competent, Spanish-language online learning modules for continuing education of Parkinson’s Foundation-trained promotores (lay health educators from Hispanic/Latino communities).


Responsibilities


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:



  • Manage the development and implementation of three (3) Spanish-language online learning modules for promotores, including:

    • Development of culturally appropriate health education course content and execution plan based on the needs of the community.

    • Coordination of presenters.

    • Facilitation of courses, if needed.

    • Creation of evaluation and assessment plan



  • Develop, recommend supporting materials.

  • Present information effectively to diverse audiences.


Skills and Competencies



  • Demonstrated cross-cultural skills

  • Strong understanding of health literacy and adult learning

  • Ability to bring together diverse perspectives into a harmonized vision

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Ability to convert a community’s needs into comprehensive educational programs.

  • Knowledge of patient engagement in health care and research preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in either health education or health promotion required. Advanced degree in related field preferred (health education/promotion, public health, social justice, community organizing, etc.)

  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.

  • Certification from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (CHES) preferred.


Compensation



  • Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.


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