Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Health Educator, Health Policy (Bilingual English/Spanish) #2370712
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks several highly qualified health educators with a research background. Our work is focused both on community outreach and understanding disparities in cancer incidence and mortality. Our group, within the Center for Behavioral Oncology has several projects to examine cancer disparities from several vantage points. All of our work seeks to increase both awareness and screening behaviors among patients as well as community members
- Knowledge of community participatory research, community engagement, program development, health systems, public health issues, and health education planning and health education evaluation is required
- Responsibilities include the day-to-day
management of multiple outreach and research projects and their databases, as
well as working closely with community partners and our entire team
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Health Education, Ethnic Studies, Psychology, related health and social service disciplines and/or equivalent work experience
- Exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including a great sense of humor
- Have the ability to prioritize and multi task
- Be highly energetic and flexible
- Able to work evenings and weekends
- Able to work as an integral team member
- Bilingual in Spanish required
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.