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Apicha Community Health Center Community Nutrition Educator in New York, New York

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Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

We are currently seeking a Community Nutrition Educator (CNE) at our 400 Broadway location.

Position summary: The Community Nutrition Educator (CNE) is responsible for all aspect of nutritional education relate to the Nutrition Health Education program. The major duties of the position include but are not limited to: Program Management including key deliverables, reporting, quality assurance and improvement; technical knowledge; client services to anticipate the client’s needs and respond in a timely and courteous manner; collaboration across various stakeholders to ensure best quality care for clients. Computer competency in operating a computer and the applications needed in your work. Communication skills using language effectively to gather information and facilitate exchange of ideas that yield results including write clearly, concisely, logically and free of grammar errors. Flexibility to adapt to changes that happen in a company/ funding without losing focus on the program goals. This also includes your ability to apply knowledge to new circumstances.

Qualifications: BA or BS in Nutrition or related field such as health education or family and consumer sciences. MA preferred; Experience with basic bookkeeping preferred; 2 years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or with other chronic illnesses; 2 years of experience developing and facilitating nutrition health education; Fluency in one or more Asian languages is preferred; Excellent organization, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English required; Consistent team player capable of effectively operating within the organizational structure; Ability to follow through instructions, and good attention to details; Ability to communicate well with medical providers and support staff; Ability to adapt changing needs of communities and funder’s requirements; Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends; Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks by due date including during stressful environment; Computer literacy - ability to learn and adapt to different reporting platforms within required time frames; Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis is required. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.