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Health Educator

Job Req ID: 160582


Position Number: 00162835


Employment Type: Part Time


Shift: Variable/On Call


Shift Details:


Standard Hours:?30.00


Department Name: Child Advocacy Center


Location: CHS Stanly


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Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth


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Job Summary
Promotes health and reduces disease risk factors for high-risk populations through the design, implementation, and evaluation of health behavior programs. Develops a community wide strategy to improve physical fitness and reduce obesity.
Essential Functions

  • Utilizes the principles and practices of public health in the provision of health-related services.

  • Assesses needs of community by compiling and analyzing health information, and interfacing with health professionals and community leaders.

  • Coordinates and facilitates comprehensive community physical fitness programs with an emphasis on policy and environmental initiatives.

  • Develops education programs focused on positive changes in health behavior with an emphasis on physical activity.

  • Conducts outreach, marketing and advocacy in the implementation physical activity programs.

  • Serves as a health education consultant to Health Department staff members and community professionals.

  • Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal relationship skills.

  • Disseminates information about Health Department services.

  • Recognizes and provides for culture and language differences of clients.


Physical Requirements
Work usually occurs in an office setting, but with significant work in school or community settings. Position requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in community and clinic/office settings.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Must speak and write English fluently and in understandable terms. Bachelors Degree in Health Education or related field required. Masters degree in Public Health, Health Education or related behavioral science area preferred. 2 years experience in health education or related field of behavioral science required. Valid driver's license required. Must have reliable transportation.

 


At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


 


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


 


Posting Notes: Not Applicable


Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


Company Description:

Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North and South Carolina. Its diverse network of facilities includes academic medical centers, approximately 38 hospitals, freestanding emergency department, more than 700 physician practices, behavioral health center, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, hospice and palliative care services, and nursing homes.


For nearly 70 years, our system of exceptional facilities has been providing care that improves our community and the lives of our patients and employees.


At Carolinas HealthCare System, we are One team, delivering care through more than 11 million patient encounters. Our teammates share millions of reasons to be proud of their work and the contributions they make every day. We invite you to learn more about Carolinas HealthCare System, and discover all the possibilities ONE system has to offer.




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