Health Educator

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 31, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: in the office or hybrid (in the office 3 or more days per week)

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to develop, implement, lead and report outcomes for health promotion programming for assigned UCare member programs. Participate in other member health initiatives. Provide expertise to other UCare departments and initiatives as assigned.

• Develop, implement and oversea UCare's Health Promotion programs for primarily the medicaid and dually eligible medicare and medicad programs.

• Support development of Health Promotion department strategies and reports. Maintain current, accessible and useful methods of documenting and evaluating programs. Compile and prepare reports representing activities, productivity, cost savings and recommendations.

• Identify potential new prevention initiatives and health promotion programs designed to maintain a leadership position in driving member responsibility for their health care.

• Manage UCare efforts in preventative health initiatives; including behavior change and preventative quality health improvement goals. Provide ongoing monitoring, evaluation and issue resolution of assigned projects. Develop key objectives, activities, outcome and process measurement plans. Manage within budget and deliverable dates.

• Work cross departmentally and in collaboration to ensure contracts, payment, communication, etc are in place for successful program management.

• Participate in projects or workgroups to assist UCare quality ratings.

• Provide expertise to key internal and external customers regarding Health Promotion programs and services as assigned.

• Collaborate with public health and community organizations on public health and community initiatives.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree in Health Education, Public Health or equivalent degree required.

Required Experience

Experience with medicaid populations, child and teen services and car seat education. Experience in a health delivery setting, such as health department, physician group, nonprofit agency, health plan or community clinic including experience in administrative or project management.

Preferred Experience

One year experience working with diverse populations such as Somali, Hmong, Latino, or African American. Health prevention program development experience preferred. Master's degree in Health Education, Public Health or equivalent.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 11/22/2021

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