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Job Summary

Company
Anthem
Location
Visalia, CA
Industries
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code
4298_139686

Health Educator - Chico area, Butte County or Kings and Tulare Counties - #139686

About the Job

Description

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem Blue Cross, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve.

Position 1
Location - Chico area, Butte County
Position 2
Location - Kings County, Tulare County

The Health Educator is responsible for responding to inbound inquiries for disease management or medication alert programs.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinates health education programs with providers and community groups as part of Quality Management and reports outcomes.
  • Makes outbound attempts to program members to provide health information according to program standards.
  • Educates members, prospective members, community organizations, and providers about Health Education programs and services.
  • Develops and ensures implementation of member community education programs, classes and materials that focus on prevention, health behavior modification and disease management.
  • Collaborates with marketing representatives to identify and implement activities/services that promote retention and assist with market penetration and growth.
  • Communicates community education programs and events to internal departments, providers, and members.
  • Provides information to members eligible for the case management program

Qualifications
  • Requires a BA/BS in Health Promotion, Health Education, or related field; and 3 years of experience in health
  • or managed care education; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Certification as a health education specialist (CHES) is preferred
  • Master's in Public health (MPH) degree with concentration in community health or health education is preferred.
  • Requires strong communication skills (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations is preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish is required.
  • Will require up to 30% local travel within the region.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

 

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