Health Educator 4 - SOM: Department of Neurology Sacramento Campus
The Department of Neurology is a clinical, research and academic Department within the UC Davis School of Medicine. The mission of the Department is dedicated to the identification, care, and education of individuals with neurological disorders and is committed to discovering new knowledge in the areas of teaching, research, and clinical activities. The Department continuously fosters teaching, research, clinical neurological services and community service in health promotion and disease prevention. The White Matter Hyperintensities (WMH) are a common consequence of the aging process exacerbated by vascular risk factors. WMH also influence cognition and its evolution is associated with declines in both memory and executive function, while extensive WMH predict incident MCI, stroke, and dementia. WMH and infarction also have a negative impact on cognition independent or in addition to concurrent amyloid status. The impact of WMH is consistent with evidence that clinical dementia is a multifactorial process. The aim of this multi-site study is to develop a comprehensive model of dementia risk prediction by examining the impact of WMH on brain structure and function in a group of 2,250 individual self-identified as African American, Hispanic, or Caucasian, above 65 who have cognitive complaints of memory loss. Study participants will be recruited from 10 or more Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRC) located across the United States. Participants will have annual evaluations, blood sampling, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The measures will be analyzed centrally. Job Summary Final Filing Date : June 21, 2021 Salary Range : $2,329.50 - $4,678.16 (Grade 22) Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 8 Location : Ellison Ambulatory Care Center City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Re-posted 4/5/21 & 4/27/2021 & 6/1/2021
Responsibilities The Health Educator will develop and manage a national, community based educationa program in partnership with core leaders and 11 regional sites for research recruitment involving human subjects. The Health Educator will also evaluate progress towards goals and objectives, manage clinical research program training issues, implement program strategies and objectives, analyze situations, and provide recommendations for goal achievement. Other duties include respoonsibilty for expense management, site and vendor management.
Bachelor's Degree in Health Education or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Extensive experience leading, developing, implementing, and evaluating health education programs.
Experience organizing and managing large scale community or state health education initiatives.
Experience recruiting for clinical research through community outreach.
Advanced knowledge of community educational programs and trends.
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and measurement of training effects.
Knowledge and principles and processes for assessing customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge of media production and dissemination techniques.
Advanced knowledge of scientific area and understanding of how work may impact other areas.
Familiarity with principles of program evaluation science.
Critical thinking skills to evaluate issues and identify a potential solution.
Ability to apply knowledge and skills to recommend improvements in methodology.
Advanced verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
Proven ability to perform all commonly applicable functions in word processing and spreadsheet software.
Ability to work collaboratively with other cross-functional teams.
Ability to collaborate and influence/persuade other members of an extended study team.
Master's Degree in Health Education or related field.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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