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Health Insurance Literacy Educator
The Asclepius Initiative, Inc Louisville, KY

Health Insurance Literacy Educator

The Asclepius Initiative, Inc
Louisville, KY
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $45,000 to $55,500 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Asclepius Initiative, Inc (TAI) is currently seeking a candidate for the role of Educator to provide health insurance coverage literacy education to identified sub-populations (Black, Spanish speaking, or rural) within the state via a grant awarded by the Kentucky Office of Health Equity. The information being communicated is designed to help individuals determine if they qualify for Medicare/Medicaid, how to choose among Marketplace plans or employer-based cafeteria options, so that they can find coverage that makes their health care as affordable as possible. TAI has partnered with churches, clinics, health education organizations, and civic groups in pursuit of this goal.

The Educator will work with TAI’s Executive Director (ED), Communications Associate, and community partners to better understand values and goals of these sub-populations and work to co-develop educational materials with partners and trainers who are identified by the partners. The Educator will then train the trainers and may also deliver information directly to the public at events organized by or facilitated by TAI’s partnering entities.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In concert with TAI’s partners, develop written, oral, and video educational materials on health insurance options, criteria, and factors to consider when obtaining insurance for individuals and/or their families
  • Obtain, record, and disseminate feedback from TAI’s partners as to the adequacy, understandability, and usefulness of the educational materials. Implement changes in consultation with the team.
  • Prepare materials and presentations in such a way that they reflect cultural respect and understanding
  • Directly deliver education about how health insurance is structured and how this affects individual choices and their health
  • Work with the PM, Communications Associate and partners to develop educational materials, including a training toolkit, videos, and media communications
  • Develop evaluation and feedback mechanisms designed to measure effectiveness and usefulness of educational toolkits, as well as the information delivered to populations of focus.
  • Build relationships with partners and their staff
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in related field such as Public Health, Health Education or Community Health
  • Understanding of the US healthcare landscape.
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and organizational partners
  • Ability to master complex subject matter
  • Proficient in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Understanding of adult educational design and proven effectiveness in educational programs
  • Ability to adjust communications based on knowledge (health care, literacy, numeracy) and educational level of the audience
  • Familiarity with online instructional design, such as Adobe Captivate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Access to personal transportation for periodic travel in Kentucky

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in non-profit work and grant operations
  • Experience with print and web communication

This full-time exempt salaried position offers an annualized rate of $45,000-$55,500, depending on education and years of professional experience. The grant runs from 7/8/23-5/31/24. However, duration of employment may be extended if funding is available.
Job is primarily remote. However, ability to attend in person meetings in Louisville and periodic travel to partner sites throughout Kentucky is necessary.

BENEFITS

  • Healthcare coverage or stipend
  • Paid days off

Start Date
July 10, 2023

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is the policy of TAI to assure equal employment opportunity for all employees and candidates for employment. Consistent with its mission and core values, it is the practice of TAI to recruit and hire qualified applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, veteran's status, or any other protected class identified in federal, state or local laws. It also is TAI’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees with respect to hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment. Opportunities for pay increases, promotion, and advancement are based entirely on individual merit. TAI will not tolerate any form of discrimination in hiring or in employment. Any employee, manager, or supervisor determined to have violated this policy in any respect will be subject to immediate discipline, up to and including discharge from employment.

Job submissions should include Cover Letter, Resume, and References

Company Description
The Asclepius Initiative (TAI) is a not for profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to improve the health and economic stability of Kentuckians, and ultimately everyone residing in the United States, by educating, inspiring, and mobilizing the public to advocate for a universally accessible, affordable, equitable and high-quality healthcare delivery system. At TAI, we believe that:
• Where you live, where you work, and how much you earn should not determine whether or not you have health care.
• Affordable, high-quality health care should be available to everyone, irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ableness, or socio-economic status.
• You have a right to health care.
• Health care decisions should be made between patients and their health care provider.

Address

The Asclepius Initiative, Inc

Louisville, KY
USA

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