Program or Project:
Health Promotion and Education
Percentage of time over term member will spend with this program:
Member will be encouraged to participate in a range of health education activities at the Center which might include both leadership and offering support to the program leaders. This could include additional work with the PA Chronic Care Initiative, fitness and nutrition efforts, prenatal and parent support groups, smoking cessation classes, or community outreach for increased access to care.
Member will connect at least 20 patients with individual or group health education sessions/programs.
NHC performance measure(s) this activity falls under (if any). :
Deliver Information about Health Insurance, Health Care Access, and Health Benefits Programs; Health Care Service Enrollment and Scheduling; Health Education: Prevention; Health Education: Disease ManagementThe member needs to be comfortable engaging a diverse population in an urban setting. In order to engage people on a one-on-one basis, they need strong interpersonal skills and good communication techniques. Being well-organized yet flexible is a key characteristic. The member needs to be empathetic and patient, and not afraid to ask for assistance if needed. The member also needs to be self-directed and motivated to complete their responsibilities