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To assist in your search for CHES and/or MCHES, NCHEC will post job announcements on the Web site free of charge . The only requirement is that the description must indicate that a CHES and/or MCHES is preferred or required . Employment listings are accepted by email at nchec@nchec.org or by fax 800-813-0727.

Employers: Please allow three to five business days for job announcements to be posted. The job postings will remain on the NCHEC Web site for 90 days unless requested to take down.

Required formatting for Job Announcement Submissions: Job announcements must be submitted in a Word document with only text and minimal formatting. Please keep job announcements around 400 words and include job title, job location, job description and company name. A CHES/MCHES is specifically trained to:

  • Assess Needs, Assets, and Capacity for Health Education
  • Plan Health Education
  • Implement Health Education
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education
  • Administer and Manage Health Education
  • Serve as a Health Education Resource Person
  • Communicate and Advoate for Health and Health Education

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Company: Army Wellness Center-Camp Zama
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Camp Zama, Japan

Army Wellness Center- Camp Zama, Japan is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

6-18-14

 

ALABAMA

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ALASKA

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Wainwright
Job Title: Health Educator Position Announcement
Job Location: Fort Wainwright, AK

Army Wellness Center- Fort Wainwright is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

6-18-14

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ARIZONA

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ARKANSAS

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CALIFORNIA

Company: Regal Medical Group/Lakeside Community Healthcare
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Orange County, CA

Job Summary:
The Health Educator (South, Orange) is responsible for developing and conducting a robust calendar of activities to promote: the adaption of healthy behaviors, the appropriate use of the health care system and RAL providers.

Job Responsibilities:
• Designs and executes market/population specific and culturally sensitive health education activities including community–based classes, health and resource fairs, screenings, and demonstrations, etc.
• Collaborates with community agencies to coordinate, advise and advance health education programs that promote RAL providers.
• Provides monthly schedule of classes and activities to Director, three months ahead on the 1st of each month for inclusion on mailings and flyers.
• Develops and disseminates curricula and materials that encourage health decisions and promote the organization.
• Identifies opportunities and develop processes for integrating health education into other organizational areas – Quality, beneficiary engagement, case/disease management, marketing, etc.
• Defines, develops, and implements measures for evaluating interventions/health education activities.
• Synthesizes data and prepares monthly activity report for supervisor.
• Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Behavioral Responsibilities:
• Listens and communicates effectively with empathy and courtesy with beneficiaries/members, volunteers and other community members as well as co-workers and external contacts.
• Demonstrates clarity and accuracy in written communications.
• Assumes responsibility for the accomplishment of department goals and objectives;
• Adheres to established work schedules and practices effective time management.


Physical Demands/Working Environment:
• Must be in good health.
• Must be physically mobile and able to communicate verbally and electronically.
• Must be physically able to work with personal computer (and mouse) multiple hours daily.
• Weekly travel within service area.

Qualifications/Experience:
• Masters degree in health education/promotion or related field from accredited institution.
• Certificate of Health Education Specialist (CHES) required.
• Bi-lingual (Vietnamese or Chinese) required.
• Three to five years prior experience in community or healthcare setting.
• Experience developing and implementing health education strategies specifically for older adults and underserved populations.
• Computer proficiency in use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet.
• Must have California driver’s license, use own vehicle for business related travel and be responsible for all liability on vehicle.

If interested e-mail cover letter and resume to ABeremesh@RegalMed.com

7-7-14

Company: Regal Medical Group/Lakeside Community Healthcare
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: San Bernardino County, CA

Job Summary:

The Health Educator (South, San Bernardino) is responsible for developing and conducting a robust calendar of activities to promote: the adaption of healthy behaviors, the appropriate use of the health care system and RAL providers.

Job Responsibilities:
• Designs and executes market/population specific and culturally sensitive health education activities including community–based classes, health and resource fairs, screenings, and demonstrations, etc.
• Collaborates with community agencies to coordinate, advise and advance health education programs that promote RAL providers.
• Provides monthly schedule of classes and activities to Director, three months ahead on the 1st of each month for inclusion on mailings and flyers.
• Develops and disseminates curricula and materials that encourage health decisions and promote the organization.
• Identifies opportunities and develop processes for integrating health education into other organizational areas – Quality, beneficiary engagement, case/disease management, marketing, etc.
• Defines, develops, and implements measures for evaluating interventions/health education activities.
• Synthesizes data and prepares monthly activity report for supervisor.
• Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Behavioral Responsibilities:
• Listens and communicates effectively with empathy and  courtesy with beneficiaries/members, volunteers and other community members as well as co-workers and external contacts.
• Demonstrates clarity and accuracy in written communications.
• Assumes responsibility for the accomplishment of department goals and objectives;
• Adheres to established work schedules and practices effective time management.


Physical Demands/Working Environment:
• Must be in good health.
• Must be physically mobile and able to communicate verbally and electronically.
• Must be physically able to work with personal computer (and mouse) multiple hours daily.
• Weekly travel within service area.

Qualifications/Experience:
• Masters degree in health education/promotion or related field from accredited institution.
• Certificate of Health Education Specialist (CHES) required.
• Bi-lingual (Spanish) required.
• Three to five years prior experience in community or healthcare setting.
• Experience developing and implementing health education strategies specifically for older adults and underserved populations.
• Computer proficiency in use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet.
• Must have California driver’s license, use own vehicle for business related travel and be responsible for all liability on vehicle.

If interested e-mail cover letter and resume to ABeremesh@RegalMed.com

7-7-14

 

Company: UCLA Pediatric Medical Home Program
Job Title: Health Transitions Coach
Job Locations: Los Angeles County, CA

The Pediatric Medical Home Program at UCLA is designated to provide care to our pediatric patients with special health needs that is accessible, family centered, coordinated, compassionate and delivered in a culturally effective manner.  Our program, established in 2003, is based at the Pediatric Resident Continuity Clinic at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA.  Patients enrolled in the program receive their primary care and majority of specialty care at UCLA.  For more information, please visit us online at http://www.uclahealth.org/body_mattel.cfm?id=1434

Job Summary:
The Health Transitions Coach will function as a facilitator of care continuity across care settings, coaching the parent to play an active and informed role in care plan execution. The Coach first interacts with parents in the hospital to ensure a smooth transition home. The Coach focuses on skill transfer beginning prior to discharge and during home visit and telephone calls throughout a 30-day relationship after any hospital discharge for patients in this arm of the study. In this role as patient empowerment facilitator, the Coach provides practice and guidance to the patient/caregiver for effective care transitions, improved self-management skills and enhanced patient-practitioner communication.
This is currently a contract position estimated to last 1-2 years.  The Coach will be sent to the University of Colorado to attend an intensive 2-day transitions coach training and participate in their year-long development and support program for transitions coaches across the U.S.

Skills and Abilities:
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, organizational and time management skills.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
• Self-motivated and creative.
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and other applications.
• Proficiency writing/speaking Spanish is required.
• Ability to manage priorities and report simultaneously to more than one supervisor.
• Knowledge of Care Transitions Intervention model is preferred.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to sit, stoop, reach, lift (up to 20lbs), bend, etc, and hand and wrist dexterity to utilize computer.
• May be required to travel to outreach sites and special functions.

Environmental Conditions Critical to Performance:
• Works between office setting, clinics, hospitals or patient homes as the need arises.
• Will have some exposure to outside environment while driving.

Education and Experience:
• BA or BS is preferred.
• Experience with motivational interviewing, training in transition of care in a hospital or health care setting and experience conducting home visits with diverse populations is preferred.
• Experience working with pediatric patients and their caregivers is preferred. 
• Desired licensures and advanced degrees include RN, LVN, LCSW, MSW, OT, PT, CMA.
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) highly preferred.

For more information, or to apply online, please go to http://www.uclahealthcareers.org/all-jobs/Health-Transitions-Coach/H72117

6-16-14



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COLORADO

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Carson
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Fort Carson, CO

Army Wellness Center- Fort Carson, CO is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

6-18-14

 

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CONNECTICUT

 

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Company: WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease.
Job Title: Senior Associate, Public & Patient Programs
Job Location: Washington, DC

Position Summary:

The Senior Associate, Public & Patient Programs works directly with the Vice President of Public & Patient Programs (VP PPP) on all deliverables related to corporate partner programs and National Hospital Alliance membership activation, and is accountable for assisting with tracking, measuring and reporting milestones in these areas.

Key Responsibilities:

Corporate Partnerships and Fundraising:
• Assist the VP PPP with development and implementation of corporate partner programs – patient education, communications, marketing, support services.
• Work with VP PPP and Development team to provide required internal programmatic support and coordination for corporate promotions/programs.
• With VP PPP and Development team contribute to corporate partner proposals.

Corporate Partner Deliverables:
• Assist in execution of all corporate partner program deliverables, including webinars, print pieces, communications campaigns, educational modules, communications efforts to support congressional briefings and other special events, focus groups, market research, etc.
• Manage deliverables tracking sheet and ensure that all deadlines and final reports are monitored on an ongoing basis.
• Work with development manager on deliverable budgets and related financial reporting for grants.

National Hospital Alliance:
• Support VP PPP in activation of National Hospital Alliance memberships, including updating of the member toolkit, fulfilling materials orders, managing logistics around NHA member participating in WomenHeart activities, and providing technology support for quarterly webinars.
• Assist in providing ongoing technical support of National Hospital Alliance members.
• Assist in marketing and recruitment efforts for Science & Leadership Symposium.
• Assist in development and implementation of monthly Partner Page newsletter and other ongoing communications to National Hospital Alliance members.
• Assist in implementation of all NHA membership deliverables.

Required Qualifications and Competencies:
• 2-4 years in a corporate or not-for-profit environment with increasing program/education. responsibility and a proven track record of success.
• Experience with project management.
• An undergraduate degree in a discipline that complements the skills and professional. expertise utilized in an educational and programmatic environment.
• Outstanding verbal and written skills.
• Mature and responsible with ability to work independently, complete multiple projects in a timely manner.
• Very detail oriented and ability to juggle numerous activities at the same time.
• Demonstrated ability to cooperate and work collaboratively in teams across the organization.
• Intermediate to Advanced competency in the use of the Microsoft suite of software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• CHES is preferred.

Contact: Interested parties please share a resume and compensation:

Louise Coffelt - lscrecruiting@bellsouth.net

7-22-14

 

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Job Title: Senior Public Health Educator/Health Educations Specialist
Job Location: Washington DC Metro Area

Health Education Specialist to Support Improvements in Military Health Care
Booz Allen Hamilton is currently hiring for a unique opportunity for experienced health educators to support improving care to active duty service members, veterans and their families. Candidates would join a Booz Allen team supporting military health leaders, researchers and clinicians in the identification, translation and dissemination of best-in-class care across the Military Health System, with a special focus on clinical practices related to serving patients with psychological health issues and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). 
 
Minimum Requirements:
• Masters-level Public Health Educator
• Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES)
• At least 3 years’ experience of working in the Military Health System

Please note that due to government directives, candidates must meet all three of the criteria listed above.
 
This opportunity will allow a self-starter to thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging and collaborative environment. As a thought leader in the field, the candidate will have the autonomy to customize courses of action for care improvement and enhancement.

Contact
For more information on this position, please contact David Goldberger at goldberger_david@bah.com

6-4-14 

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FLORIDA

Company: Incepture
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Miami, Broward and WPB areas, Florida

Job Description:
• Provide onsite presentations for Company’s employer groups and the community on a wide variety of health and wellness topics such as weight, stress, nutrition, physical activity and general behavior change.
• Facilitate ongoing multi-session wellness programs for Company’s employer groups and the community  targeting weight management, physical activity, nutrition and other health topics

Primary Technical / Business Requirements:
• Bachelors’ degree in health promotion or related field.
• 5 or more years’ experience in health education.
• At least one certification from a national health-related organization such as Wellcoaches®, Intrinsic Coaching, CHES, ACSM or another similar organization.
• Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills as evidenced by video recording of a recent presentation or short live presentation at time of interview.
• Proven basic knowledge of core wellness topics such as physical activity, nutrition, weight and stress.
• Ability to use Microsoft Word and Power Point.
• Valid Florida driver’s license with personal vehicle available for travel Experience in the health care industry.
• Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.

Secondary Technical / Business Requirements (Desired):
• Experience in the health care industry
• More than one certification from a national health-related organization such as Wellcoaches®, Intrinsic Coaching, CHES, ACSM or other similar organizations

Additional Comments:
Training for all presentations and programs will be provided by the Company at no charge to the contractor
Contractor will be asked to attend trainings in various formats – in-person, by telephone and online
Travel is considerable but variable in this position. Contractors may be asked to drive as far as 2.5 hours and/or 175 miles from their home, depending on their location in the region. However, most programs and presentations are run during normal business hours (8:30 to 5 pm, Monday through Friday) and many occur during the lunch hour, so early mornings and late nights will be minimal. Generally, no overnights will be required with the exception of occasional in-person trainings which might require an overnight.
Guarantee of minimum number of hours is not determined at this time.
The contractor’s main point of contact on a daily basis for scheduling and other administrative issues will be the regional health educator. Communication will be primarily via telephone and email.
If they are interested, contact Beth.Finkle@floridablue.com
For more information visit: http://www.incepture.com/

7-2-14

Company: WellSystems
Job Title: Health Coach(1)
Job Location: Brandon, FL

Job description- Full time: 40 hours per week
WellSystems is offering a great opportunity for an experienced full-time health coach. The coach will work out of our Brandon, FL office. Using motivational interviewing the coach will engage members in a telephonic health coaching session based on their risk level as defined through a health risk assessment and/or biometric screening. The coach will lead the member to address their gap in wellness, refer to relevant programs, and focus on intervention in weight management and pre-conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia and pre-diabetes.

Responsibilities:
• Conducting telephonic health coaching sessions and maintaining a positive and upbeat attitude when engaging members.
• Managing case load and documenting member interactions in client management system while working to ensure confidentiality of personal health information.
• Reviewing biometric screening and health risk assessment results with members to identify areas for change.
• Working independently as well as collaboratively within a team to provide positive outcomes for members and the organization. 
• Becoming proficient in all organizational program offerings and referring to appropriate programs to ensure member is receiving best quality of care.
• Guiding members through weight management program focusing on behavior modification, goal setting and accountability.
• Other duties as assigned

Required:
• Master’s Degree in health promotion or health related field
• Certified Health/Wellness coach (Wellcoaches, International Coach Federation or Intrinsic Coaching certification preferred)
• Experience with motivational interviewing
• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in both written and oral communication
• At least three years of relevant experience.

Preferred:
• Certified Health Education Specialist CHES/MCHES
• Degree in nutrition, exercise science or nursing
• Experience in hypertension, hyperlipidemia and pre-diabetes management
• Experience in weight management program delivery and/or coaching
 
Send resume and cover letter to: recruiting@wellsystems.com
6-4-14

Company: WellSystems
Job Title: Health Coach(2)
Job Location: Brandon, FL

Job description- Full time: 40 hours per week
WellSystems is offering a great opportunity for a full-time health coach. The coach will work out of the Brandon, FL office. Using motivational interviewing, the coach will engage members in a telephonic health coaching session based on their risk level as defined through a health risk assessment and/or biometric screening. The coach will lead the member to address their gap in wellness, refer them to relevant programs and behavioral trackers as well as together set goals for lifestyle improvement.

Responsibilities:
• Conducting telephonic health coaching sessions and maintaining a positive and upbeat attitude when engaging members.
• Managing case load and documenting member interactions in the client management system while working to ensure confidentiality of personal health information.
• Reviewing biometric screening and health risk assessment results with members to identify areas for change.
• Working independently as well as collaboratively within a team to provide positive outcomes for members and the organization. 
• Becoming proficient in all organizational program offerings and referring to appropriate programs to ensure member is receiving best quality of care.
• Other duties as assigned

Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in health promotion or health related field
• Certified Health/Wellness coach (Wellcoaches, International Coach Federation or Intrinsic Coaching certification preferred)
• Experience with motivational interviewing
• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in both written and oral communication
• At least one year of relevant experience.

Preferred:
• Certified Health Education Specialist CHES/MCHES
• Knowledge of care management strategies for conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia and pre-diabetes.

Send resume and cover letter to: recruiting@wellsystems.com

6-4-14

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KANSAS

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Riley
Job Title: Health Educator Position
Job Location: Fort Riley, KS

Army Wellness Center- Fort Riley, KS is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

6-18-14

 

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KENTUCKY

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Knox
Job Location: Fort Knox, KY
Job Title: Health Educator

Army Wellness Center- Fort Knox, KY is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

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Company: University of Texas at San Antonio
Job Title: Health Education Coordinator I
Location: San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is one of the fastest growing public universities in Texas. UTSA is part of the University of Texas System and as of 2010, more than 30,000 students are enrolled in more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UTSA consists of three campuses in San Antonio, TX.
UTSA Student Health Services Department consists of medical professionals and health educators that work together to provide students with quality care and innovative health education to empower and support student success.

Recruiting Rate: $31,848- $34,000 Annualized

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Nutrition or a closely related field of study. Two years of experience in health/wellness programming to include individual counseling and/ or group presentations is required of the candidate. A bachelor’s degree in one of the preferred disciplines can substitute for one year of experience. The candidate should have a working knowledge of at least one of the following areas: assessment; alcohol and drug issues; stress management; nutrition; physical activity; tobacco; or sexual health; or other issues related to university population. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is required or able to obtain within 6 months of employment.

Description of Job Duties:
• Plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs for students that have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/or academic performance. Use evidence-based practices, primary prevention, and environmental and behavioral change strategies.

• Coordinate, develop, implement, analyze, and report on periodic population-based assessments of health status, needs, and assets of students and environmental assessments of campus community health needs and resources.

• Collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to a campus culture of wellness

• Develop and coordinate strategies for student engagements in health promotion efforts, including advising peer educators on health promotion initiatives and special projects.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.utsajobs.com to complete on-line application; a resume and cover letter are also required. This position will remain open until filled.
This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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Company: Optima Health
Job Title: Staff Development Educator
Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Job Summary:
Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health education programs, which are based on behavioral objectives with, defined measurable outcomes.  Responsible for providing quality services and programs to meet identified needs of targeted populations of different learning abilities.  Responsible for maintaining knowledge of national preventive health issues and strategies in order to function as a resource for Sentara Healthcare in the areas of preventive health, health maintenance, and health promotion.

Requirements:
Master’s degree in Health Education, nursing or related field required. Minimum of five years’ experience in planning and implementing health education programs required; business or management experience required.
Licensure:  Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian and/or CHES credentials required.
Other:
• Must possess computer keyboard skills with Microsoft Office software; must have knowledge of medical terminology; experience in public speaking, including teaching and presentation skills. 
• Must have knowledge of goal setting and the ability to develop behavioral objectives with measurable outcomes.

For immediate consideration, submit cover letter and resume to dmgaskin@sentara.com or submit an online application at www.optimahealthcareers.com.

7-18-14

Company: Optima Health
Job Title: Program Manager, Health Improvement Programs
Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Job Summary:
Responsible for providing oversight, planning, developing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating preventive health initiatives for Health & Prevention/Community Health and Prevention department for employer groups. Includes collaboration with many internal and external partners to improve communication and keep others informed regarding prevention programming by the employer group for their employees. Regular reporting and program design is necessary for this position. Current knowledge of national, regional and local preventive health issues, managed care health improvement strategies and cost benefits are required.

Requirements:
Master’s degree in Health Education, nursing or related field required. Minimum of two years’ experience in planning and implementing health education programs required.
Licensure:
• Registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian - must be currently licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of VA. 
• CHES certification required or must obtain within one year of hire date.
For immediate consideration, submit cover letter and resume to dmgaskin@sentara.com or submit an online application at www.optimahealthcareers.com.

7-18-14

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Lee
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Fort Lee, VA

Army Wellness Center- Fort Lee, VA is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.

Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

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WASHINGTON

Company: Army Wellness Center-Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Army Wellness Center- Joint Base Lewis-McChord is interviewing for Full-time Health Educator Fellowship position.


Position Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Army Wellness Center (AWC) Director/Project Lead, the Health Educator works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  The candidate will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AWC program. 

This position is part of a fellowship program used to give people experience and gain expertise in areas they may not have acquired elsewhere (e.g. Metabolic Testing, VO2 Max testing, Health Education, Behavior Change Theories, etc).  The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.  Participants are appointed to facilities through the ORISE program and receive a monthly stipend.  The U.S. Army Public Health Command provides oversight for the AWC program standardization, compliance, and quality assurance. 

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Certifications):
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred, within five years of the desired start date in Allied Health (i.e., health promotion, health education, nursing, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $3954.  Stipends may be adjusted based on locality and advanced experience.

Skills/Experience required:
• Ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, ability to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techniques 
• Experience in exercise testing using various protocols to measure fitness levels for cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Experience in applying various health behavior strategies necessary to move individuals and groups towards adaptation of long term health habits is necessary to meet demands of the position
• Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast paced team environment  
• Ability to assess, develop, and plan individual and group health education programs in accordance with AR 600-63
• Knowledge and skills in collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting program outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other agencies in the community; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities and work in an organized manner; ability to work independently and as a team member; understanding of and commitment to further the mission of the AWC
• Performs other duties as assigned

To apply: Go to http://www.orau.org/maryland/, Select “Open Projects”, Search by location or position title

6-18-14

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