Functioning under the direction of the Associate Director of Healthy Habits, implement health education efforts to improve the health of the communities served by Cedars-Sinai Healthy Habits program. The core responsibility of the Student Intern PD is to effectively teach the Healthy Habits curriculum to students of partner schools. The Student Intern is also responsible for administering evaluation tools, collect outreach data and assist with other Healthy Habits activities as needed.
Experience: A minimum of two years experience working in community health settings required. Experience working with children required. Classroom experience a plus. Experience in partnership building in diverse communities required. Must have a passion for health education and for serving underserved communities Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments and attention to detail, showing a high level of care and thoroughness in handling details of the job Demonstrated ability to work independently, using sound judgement, and in a well-organized manner Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues and work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve program goals
Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in nutrition/public health/community health or health-related field preferred Currently enrolled in an accredited graduate-level public health (MPH) program preferred Spanish fluency a plus Must possess computer literacy - working knowledge of Windows or comparable system, presentation development, email, browsers, spreadsheets, etc.
License/Certification/Registration Requirements: Current California driver's license and car
Physical Demands: Ability to lift, carry and transport packages of at least 50 pounds Ability to walk throughout Medical Center's campus and around community sites Frequest sitting, standing and walking Must have transportation to travel daily to community sites
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.