Sutter Health Health Educator - Sunnyvale (Short Hour) in Sunnyvale, California


Working with the Manager of Health Education, on the development of health education tools, services and programs that impact the health of our patients and local communities. Projects will focus on promoting wellness and engaging with our patients and community members in person and virtually to best address their education needs. Manage daily operations of Sunnyvale Community Health Resource Center 2 days each week and coordinate with Mountain View Community Health Resource Center.

Health Educators in the Community Health Resource Centers (CHRC) provide comprehensive health education and support to the patrons of all of the CHRCs: evaluating requests for materials from a variety of multimedia sources. Health Educators may also represent the Education Division internally in collaborative projects with physicians and staff, the Research Institute, support departments, and philanthropy, or externally on community collaboratives and at community benefit events.



  • Bachelor's Degree in a health related discipline

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification

  • Health Educator or professional with education/credentials/work experience

  • Experience with Motivational Interviewing.

  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to accept, adapt to and evaluate change

  • Superior computer knowledge and skills


  • Master's or equivalent education/experience

  • Ability to work as a team member and take on a leadership role when appropriate

  • Organizational skills required at level to manage project budgets and deliverables within scope of project.

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Sunnyvale

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Short Hour

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 32

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.