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Health Education Specialist (asthma/health education) - The Health Plan

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Health Education Specialist (asthma/health education) - The Health Plan
    Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Care Coordination II
    Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Job ID: 410023

We are searching for a Health Education Specialist for asthma/health education – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide health education for Texas Children's Health Plan Members, through development of health education materials, training curriculum, Member outreach and instruction and program development.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

•   Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Health Education, Public Health, Health Care Management, Health Services Administration and/or Health and Wellness required (Master’s Degree preferred)
•   Driver’s License (any state) and auto insurance required
•   3 years of experience in managed care, clinical, or educational field preferred
•   Managed Care Organization (MCO) experience is a plus

•   Plan, develop, organize, direct and implement a coordinated approach to Health Education for Members and staff
•   Creates community infrastructure to support ongoing Member education and wellness programming
•   Performs outreach and intervention to Members and providers
•   Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal communication, and critical thinking


About Texas Children’s

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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