Requisition #: 198166
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Nov. 8, 2019
The Health Educator reports to the Manager of Health Promotion and Wellness and is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of Health Education Programs. The health educator is responsible for locating health education resources. Works with internal team of clinical staff to provide resources and educational materials. This position networks with community groups to focus on relevant health topics. Will collaborate and administer classes throughout the State of Maryland.
Bachelor's degree or higher in nursing, health promotion, health education, or health-related field from an accredited college required. Master’s degree preferred. Nursing License, MPH, or Certified Health Education Specialist preferred. Health or Wellness Coach certification preferred. Requires a minimum of two years’ experience in health education, health promotion or degree related field; experience in development and training is beneficial. Experience in teaching and leading diverse groups is beneficial. Managed care experience is preferred.
Requires the ability to demonstrate the skills for the planning, development and evaluation of health education programs, identified through data analysis. Requires exceptional writing skills for the development of culturally competent health education materials and programs. Requires the ability to adapt instructional skills for members with learning impairment, low literacy skills or cognitive dysfunction.
Knowledge of change theory as it applies to wellness interventions is required. Knowledge of chronic illness and related health risk factors and interventions used to mitigate health risk factors.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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