ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas for the past century, providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. The people of ProHealth Care strive to continuously improve the health and well-being of the community by combining skill, compassion and innovation.
The ProHealth family includes Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin, ProHealth Medical Group clinics, AngelsGrace Hospice, ProHealth Home Care & Hospice, West Wood Health & Fitness Center and Regency Senior Communities. Learn more at ProHealthCare.org
Hours: Regular business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some weekends/after hours required for community outreach events.
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time Benefits
ProHealth Care's Hispanic Health Resource Center has an immediate need for a bilingual (Spanish/English) health promoter! This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic candidate with great organizational skills who would like to succeed in an excellent work environment.
Candidate must be proficient in many dialects of Spanish and Microsoft Office. Great oral and written communication skills in both languages required. Multi-tasking and the ability to support other staff members are strongly desired. As a bilingual health promoter, you will be implementing evidence based programs in the Hispanic community with emphasis in nutrition, physical activity and chronic disease management.
The Health Promoter will also provide support through advocacy services, care management and implementation of programs that promote healthy lifestyles for children, families and seniors. Duties may include providing support to child safety car seat programs, Living Well with Chronic Conditions ("Tomando" and "Manejo" Stanford evidence based programs,) facilitating group health presentations, become an advance care planning facilitator and implement nutrition and physical activity initiatives for all age ranges.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in health promotion, community health education, social work, nutrition, exercise science or related field
Broad knowledge in nutrition, physical activity and chronic disease management, including strategies and best practices. Certified fitness instructor and/or nutrition educator a plus.
"Tomando Control de su Salud," "Manejo de la diabetes" and/or National Diabetes Prevention Program leader certifications a plus
Minimum of 2 years working in a community setting
Must be familiar or have experience working with uninsured/under-insured community members. Must have knowledge of working with local and federal assistance applications. Knowledge of Waukesha community resources a plus
Demonstrated stakeholder engagement skills
Must be fluent 100% in Spanish, orally and written
Strong written and oral skills for the use in the development of oral presentations, summaries and statistical reports
Ability to work independently as well as within an interdisciplinary team
Excellent time management, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal skills and a great team player
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment while keeping focus on task at hand
ProHealth Care, one of the largest employers in Waukesha County, offers work that is challenging and rewarding. The organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to our patients and their families and treats each individual with respect - the way they should be treated.
ProHealth Care supports a Just Culture, one that encourages an open learning environment and maintaining safe systems. We have high expectations for those who join our team of nearly 5,000 employees. In return, we offer exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic, health care system where the contributions of every team member are valued.
ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care.
We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.