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More than 30 years ago we were born from the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Trillium Health has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A-Like, allowing us to expand our reach and serve those who too often face barriers to care. From primary medical care, to LGBTQ affirming care, we are committed to our community. If you are interested in an organization that truly cares, Trillium Health may be for you.
Consider joining our growing Trillium Health family as a Nutrition Health Educator, in Geneva, NY.
Develop nutrition health education plans and implement group and one-on-one nutrition education to HIV positive individuals within the nine-county Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Regions for the purpose of improved health outcomes.
Note: This position is based in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Regions, providing services in Geneva, Bath, and Elmira.
Nutrition Health Education (NHE)
Deliver NHE curricula that comports with AI standards and is based on New York State Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) model.
Screen individuals interested in NHE services
Schedule, plan, and present educational programming to individuals and groups of clients within the service area as it relates to nutrition and HIV.
Provide group NHE as scheduled, with goals and objectives noted, evaluation, and event summary.
Provide individual NHE as scheduled, with goals and objectives noted, and progress note documented in client record.
Coordinate room/space availability for assigned events.
Travel to rural offices to provide program services.
Work with Nutrition Program Assistant to facilitate referrals for program participants that will enable them to access needed services such as food, nutrition, and financial resources (food stamps, WIC), case management services, and other needed community services.
Track participants referral outcomes to ascertain usage and completion of referrals within client record.
Increase individuals awareness of and access to local health and human service care system for the purpose of leveraging community resources which include: other nutrition programs, food meal and financial resources, primary care, care management mental health, transportation and substance use services.
Requires the ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, races, sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, client, proprietary, and protected information.
Must have a reliable vehicle and meet the agency driving policy requirements for this position, including a valid NYS drivers license and proof of required automobile insurance.
Employees are accountable for meeting performance standards of their departments. They participate in compliance audits and quality improvement plans.
Other specific duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred in Nutrition or related field such as health education or family and consumer sciences; 2 - 3 year experience working within HIV/AIDS field, or with other chronic illnesses; experience developing and facilitating nutrition health education; good communication and writing skills; understands importance of community collaboration.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must stoop, bend and lift or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.
apply online at https://www.trilliumhealth.org/en/291/careers