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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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CALIFORNIA

Company: City of Hope
Job Title: Senior Health Education Specialist
Job Location: Duarte, CA

Enhances patient and family education services across the continuum of care for specific patient populations and for City of Hope patients and caregivers as a whole by providing leadership, technical support and consultation. Analyzes patient and family education processes and leads process improvement initiatives. Plans, manages and evaluates health education projects, programs and services, with emphasis on use of innovative technology to actively engage patients and family members in care. Provides consultation to physicians and staff throughout City of Hope regarding development and evaluation of patient and family education programs and materials. Promotes integration of resources and tools into patient care services..

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
Two to Three years of professional health education experience, including substantial experience in program development and evaluation; experience in use of innovative technologies within health education programs

•Minimum Education: Masters Degree in Public Health or related field with substantial coursework in health education

•Req. Certification/Licensure: Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.)

Apply at: http://jobs.cityofhope.org/en-US/Job-Details/Senior-Health-Education-Specialist-Job/Medical-Center-Duarte-CA/Xjdp-jf790-ct103972-jid40775610

022615

Company: Tehama County Health Services Agency
Job Title: Community Health Education Supervisor
Job Location: Red Bluff, CA

THE DEPARTMENT CURRENTLY HAS ONE (1) JOB OPENING FOR A COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION SUPERVISOR. THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION SUPERVISOR ARE LISTED BELOW.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  (Illustrative Only)

Ø Assists  with  the  planning,  implementation,  supervision  and  evaluation  of  Public  Health  Division services and programs; performs duties in direct support of the Public Health Director.
Ø Supervises, trains and evaluates the daily work of a unit of Public Health staff to ensure quality
services and adherence to all applicable policies, regulations and safety protocol; develops program specific performance standards;
Ø Participates in the hiring of new personnel, arranges for and provides new employee orientation,
recommends disciplinary action and resolves staff conflicts as needed. Ø Performs journey level health education duties.
Ø Establishes public health program plans and objectives; serves as project director for numerous
programs; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness.
Ø Researches prevention and education needs, methods and strategies for implementation.
Ø Assists in the development of individual program budgets; manages program budgets, grants, and
contracts; maintains accurate records of program expenditures.
Ø Coordinates with other Health Services Agency divisions, County departments, schools and the community in the development of multi-agency programs to maximize effectiveness and to avoid
duplication of effort.
Ø Represents the County on boards, commissions, committees, associations and/or task forces on a state and local level as appropriate or as appointed; participates in community planning and needs
assessment; performs community outreach functions as appropriate.
Ø Reviews, prepares and/or submits a variety of administrative, fiscal and technical reports; compiles statistical data for reports; audits records for completeness and accuracy.
Ø Performs various administrative duties as necessary, including preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence, procuring supplies, researching health-related literature, etc.
Ø Participate in routine supervisory staff meetings as appropriate for program assignment, planning,
consultation and review.
Ø Attends Agency in-service training, workshops or conferences to enhance job knowledge and skills. Ø Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding service delivery.
Ø Provides consultation on health education issues for Health Services Agency staff working in the other divisions.
Ø Ensures program level compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations and
policies governing or impacting operation of assigned programs.
Ø Writes policies and procedures as requested and approved by the Public Health Director.
Ø Drafts health policy documents, news releases, advertisements, special features on health topics, and
informational handouts; develops and conducts media campaigns.
Ø Researches funding sources, prepares grant proposals, and develops work plans including mission statements, goals, implementation strategies, and budgets.
Ø Identifies cultural patterns influencing the delivery of public health services, increases access of hard- to-reach populations and assists in increasing the cultural competency of staff and the Health Services Agency as an organization.
Ø Ensures  program  level  compliance  with  all  provisions  of  the  Health  Insurance  Portability  and
Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) within assigned programs.
Ø Participates in various health fairs  and  fair  activities to assist the public in understanding what
services are available to them.
Ø Receives and verifies payroll records for assigned staff and forwards to payroll.
Ø Ensures compliance with all relevant laws and regulations regarding confidentiality within assigned
program areas.
Ø Performs related duties as required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:

Education and Experience:
Any  combination of training and  experience which would provide the  required knowledge, skills  and abilities is qualifying. A typical way  to obtain the  required qualifications would be:

Ø Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a health related field. Ø Three   (3) years   of  full-time, paid   experience in  performing  community  health education or  other
closely related health education duties.
Ø A  Master’s  Degree  in   Public   Health,  Health  Business,  Public   Administration  or   a  health  related specialty is highly desired and may  be substituted for  one year  of experience.
Ø Other combinations of education and experience may  be considered.

License and Special Requirements:
Ø Requires a valid  California driver’s license.
Ø Possession of a current Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)  certificate is highly desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must  possess  mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various County and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and  a computer screen; and hearing and speech  to communicate in person, before groups, and over  the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas  and walking between work areas  may  be required. Finger  dexterity is needed to access,  enter, and retrieve data  using  a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this  classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull  drawers open  and closed  to retrieve and  file
information.  Employees must possess  the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull  materials and objects, up to 30 pounds, as necessary to perform job functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise  levels, controlled temperature conditions and  no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may  interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT / VETERANS’ PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION:

FILING INSTRUCTIONS:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tehama/default.cfm or by calling the Personnel Office  to request a Tehama County Employment Application form. All applications must be received by the  closing date  and time.

If this  is the  first time you  are applying using  our  on-line job  application, you  will  need  to create an account and select  a Username and Password. This application can be saved  and  used  to apply for more than  one job  opening.

You are required to provide a valid  email address as you  will  receive an email confirming that your application was received by Tehama County. You should receive this  confirmation email within one day  after clicking on the  "Send" button. If you  do not  receive the  confirmation email, please check your spam folder before contacting Tehama County Personnel.

Please note: You may  also be contacted via email by the  Tehama County Health Services Agency with regards to the  next step  of the  application process, so please  make sure  you  have  a valid email address listed on your  application.


For questions about this  recruitment, or to submit a hard  copy  application, please  contact the
Department below.

Tehama County Health Services Agency

Physical Address: 818 Main Street

Mailing Address: P.O.  Box 400

Red Bluff, California 96080 (530) 527-8491
Incomplete applications will not be  considered. Copies  of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job  description must be provided. Please attach copies of all required educational degrees beyond high school and special requirement documents such as certificates, licensures, etc. to your job application form.

Applications will  be screened based  upon  written information provided. All offers of employment are contingent upon  successful completion of background, livescan and physical examination provided by the  county.

ALL  MINIMALLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES MAY  NOT  BE INVITED TO INTERVIEW

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Company: Regal Medical Group, INC
Job Title: HEALTH EDUCATOR
JOB LOCATION: NORTHRIDGE, CA

JOB SUMMARY:

The Health Educator (Northridge) 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:
1. Designs and executes market/population specific and culturally sensitive health education activities including community–based classes, health and resource fairs, screenings, and demonstrations, etc.

2. Collaborates with community agencies to coordinate, advise and advance health education programs that promote RAL providers.

3. Provides monthly schedule of classes and activities to Director, three months ahead on the 1st of each month for inclusion on mailings and flyers.

4. Develops and disseminates curricula and materials that encourage health decisions and promote the organization.

5. Identifies opportunities and develop processes for integrating health education into other organizational areas – Quality, beneficiary engagement, case/disease management, marketing, etc.

6. Defines, develops, and implements measures for evaluating interventions/health education activities.

7. Synthesizes data and prepares monthly activity report for supervisor.

8. Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies as required.
9. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
BEHAVIORAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Listens and communicates effectively with empathy and  courtesy with beneficiaries/members, volunteers and other community members as well as co-workers and external contacts.

2. Demonstrates clarity and accuracy in written communications.
 
3. Assumes responsibility for the accomplishment of department goals and objectives;

4. Adheres to established work schedules and practices effective time management.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
1. Must be in good health.
 
2. Must be physically mobile and able to communicate verbally and electronically.
 
3. Must be physically able to work with personal computer (and mouse) multiple hours daily.
 
4. Weekly travel within service area.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

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

Please send resumes to careers@regalmed.com.

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GEORGIA

Company
: Emory University
Job title: Assistant Director for Prevention Strategies
Job Location: Atlanta, GA

The public health and student affairs professional in this position will develop and implement prevention initiatives to address priority health issues using theory and evidence-informed practices, universal, selected, & indicated prevention strategies, and environmental management strategies. This person will serve as a champion to facilitate collaborative efforts to manage high-risk drinking and other drug use prevention initiatives, primarily at the population-level. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing evidence-informed environmental management strategies; collaborating with key campus constituents on research and policy; and providing trainings to staff and student groups. This position will also develop proposals for policy, programs, and other interventions that are aligned with department goals and objectives and needs of the campus community and university mission.

Essential Functions of this Position:
1. Utilize a public health approach to plan, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion and prevention strategies that address priority health issues in the Emory student population. Use theory and evidence-informed practices and universal, selected, & indicated prevention strategies that have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/ or academic performance.
2. Serve as a champion to manage collaborative efforts to manage high-risk drinking and other drug use prevention initiatives, primarily at the population-level using evidence-informed environmental management strategies.

Other responsibilities:
• Providing trainings to staff and student groups.
• Use social marketing and innovative technology to enhance outreach efforts.
• Collaborate with campus and community partners on research, policies, and initiatives to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to campus health and wellness.
• Mobilize key stakeholders for collective action to shift the campus culture and environment around alcohol and high-risk drinking and other drug use, including abuse of prescription drugs.
• Coordinate, develop, implement, analyze, and report on periodic population-based assessments of health status, needs, and assets of students.
• Conduct environmental assessments of campus community health needs and resources.
• Apply accepted qualitative and quantitative research methods. Utilize data to inform programs and initiatives.
• Develop and coordinate strategies for student engagement in health promotion efforts, including recruiting, training, motivating and mentoring peer educators or student leaders on health promotion initiatives and special projects (if indicated).
• Develop and measure student learning and developmental outcomes for health promotion initiatives and student involvement.
• Recommend and implement changes for program improvement and adjust training as duties and responsibilities of peer educators/leaders change.
• Supervise student staff including interns and graduate assistants.
• Contribute to students’ professional and personal growth and their development of leadership skills.
• Coordinate Emory’s efforts in complying with the federal biennial review process.
• Collaborate with human resources counterparts to send biannual notice of alcohol policy to the Emory community.
• Compile monthly statistics to inform the Campus Life AOD dashboard.
• Administer the university’s pre-matriculation online alcohol education program.
• Coordinate regular Emory Safety Alliance meetings; compile annual report; and/or supervise student personnel.
• Collaborate with colleagues to implement event registration and risk management protocols for events where alcohol will be served.
Marginal/Incidental functions:
• Exhibit exceptional customer service, professionalism, and team work in all aspects of work.
• Other tasks as assigned and may arise.

Required Qualifications:
• A master’s or advanced degree in public health, health education, or closely related field. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified for the position
• Extensive knowledge of current and emerging college health issues, environmental management/prevention strategies, health behavior change theories and the ecological framework, and evidence-based practice, as well as demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to a college-age population through assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation
• Demonstrated proficiency in community needs assessment including survey design, environmental scans, and other qualitative and quantitative methods
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills that contribute to effective collaboration with students, faculty and staff
• Proficiency in data collection, analysis, program evaluation, and data analysis software
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Cultural competency and ability to work with a diverse population
• High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner
• Proven ability to manage projects and deliver results
• Ability to think critically and present information
• Excellent computer skills. Must be proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and experienced in desktop publishing and SPSS, willing to learn new programs
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Experience managing coalitions on potentially divisive issues

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certified Public Health (CPH), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) credentialed
• Work experience within a collegiate setting; preferably with high-achieving students
• Familiarity with research and best practices in college health promotion, including those specific to alcohol and other drug use
• Grant writing skills
• Collateral expertise in sexual health promotion, violence prevention, positive psychology and/or other wellness areas

To apply, please visit http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/careers/ and search by Job Requisition ID 50671BR or keyword search “alcohol”.
Title: Asst Dir, Prevention Strategies - Alcohol Req ID: 50671BR
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Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Stewart
Job Title: Health Educator Position
Job Location: Fort Stewart, GA 

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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KANSAS

Company: American Academy of Family Physicians
Job Title: Health Education Strategist
Job Location: Leawood, KS

POSITION: Health Education Strategist (Job #49-14)
Health of the Public and Science (HOPS) Division
HOURS: 
Monday-Friday, 37.50 hours per week
Additional hours as necessary
TRAVEL: Approximately 8-10 days per year

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will work to develop and execute a health education and health promotion strategy that focuses on educating family physicians, patients, and the general public. This position will serve as a subject matter expert in health education, which requires expertise in: (1) assessing needs and capabilities for providing health education; (2) planning, implementing, and evaluating health education strategies; (3) financial management; (4) working with internal and external partners; and (5) communicating needs and opportunities for health education strategies. This position will work closely with others in the American Academy of Family Physicians’s Health of the Public and Science Division on topics that include: reducing tobacco use; promoting physical activity and nutrition; reducing the risk of chronic and communicable disease; preparing for emergencies; and promoting health equity.

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

• Master’s degree in public health, health education, health communication or related area, or through equivalent work experience.
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.
• A minimum of four years related experience.
• Understanding of population-based approaches to health promotion, including addressing social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity.
• High-level project management and grant writing management skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to discuss complex concepts intelligently and expertly with physicians, academicians, researchers, and external partners.
• Ability to lead by influence and effectively negotiate barriers to achieve intended outcomes.
• Experience with a membership organization preferred.
• Ability to prepare and deliver presentations in content areas to commissions, senior management, members and external organizations.
• Understanding of healthcare systems, government agencies and working with physicians is necessary.

 
APPLICATION:
To express interest in this position, apply online at https://aafp.silkroad.com
 
Minorities are encouraged to apply
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KENTUCKY

Company: Blue Grass Supply Chain Services
Job Title: EHS Coordinator
Job Location: Bowling Green, KY or Portland, TN

PURPOSE OF POSITION: 
The EHS Engineer/Coordinator primary functions are 1) to provide technical safety and health support to Bluegrass associates and leadership, 2) develop and implement corporate safety and health programs and objectives and coordinate compliant safety training programs, and 3) monitor safety and health programs to ensure compliance with federal and state safety and health regulations including OSHA, DOT and other federal and state agencies.

RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY: 
The EHS Engineer/Coordinator has the responsibility to develop and implement safety and health policies and programs compliant with federal and state regulations. He/she will work closely with associates and site supervision to understand the work processes to identify potential hazards and proactively address as may be necessary. The EHS Engineer/Coordinator will be part of project start-ups to conduct risk assessments, PPE analysis and requirements, etc. He/ she will be responsible for setting goals and developing strategy to continually improve safety and health performance within the Bluegrass dynamic environment. He/she will assign appropriate training and work with managers to ensure training is completed as required by company and OSHA guidelines. The EHS Engineer/Coordinator reports to the General Manager of Human Resources.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

1)  Develop & implement Corporate Safety & Health programs
2) Hold self and others to a high standard for Safety and Quality
3) Ensure manager, supervisors, team leaders and associates are adequately trained
4) Participate in new project start-ups, conducting risk assessments, PPE analysis, etc.
5) Participate in meetings and conference calls as required; facilitate meetings and prepare reports as necessary
6) Develop annual safety and health goals
7) Participate in and adequately support continuous improvement activities
8) Conduct regular safety audits and observations to ensure adherence to work instruction and safe work habits
9) Identify and correct potential safety hazards in the facility
10) Maintain training database ensuring training materials are relevant and are compliant with OSHA and other regulatory agencies
11) Abide by the Bluegrass Value Standards at all times

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS (Skills & Abilities)

1) High school diploma required, Bachelors’ degree Occupational Health & Safety is strongly preferred
2) At least five years working experience developing and overseeing safety and health programs in manufacturing and/or distribution environments
3) Current working knowledge of OSHA regulations and compliance issues, understanding of training and reporting requirements; knowledge of DOT and driver safety programs is also preferred
4) Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
5) Strong computer skills including advanced Excel and WMS experience
6) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
7) Ability to travel to other facilities for training and support; up to 30%
8) CHES and/or MCHES is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
May be exposed to warehouse conditions with extreme temperatures for extended periods of time while working with associates, may be required to lift up to 50 pounds

TOOLS AND/OR EQUIPMENT USED:
Computers, telephone, general office equipment, material handling equipment, box cutters/knives may also be used

EDUCATION:  High School Required, Bachelors’ Degree preferred

TECHNICAL TRAINING:  OSHA and DOT training

OTHER:  Supervisory Certificate training is a plus

WORK EXPERIENCE
At least 5 years work experience in similar role

WHAT ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR ABILITIES WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE JOB?
Project management, negotiation, employee relations, presentation skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task

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MARYLAND


Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Meade
Job Title: Project Lead
Job Location: Fort Meade, MD

Position Responsibilities: The Project Lead provides oversight for a comprehensive health promotion and wellness initiative that focuses on the delivery of a defined set of primary prevention programs and services.  Serves as Project Lead to Health Educators and Health Technicians through development of core competencies and lifestyle coaching.  Responsible for ensuring program methodology is applied and data integrity maintained from entry to output.  Leads a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  Project Lead 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, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Must have experience in leading a project or initiative that provided progressive levels of responsibility to subordinate members
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Stipend: Monthly stipends starting at $5730.  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
• Skills and/or experience necessary to market program services to local military community including senior leadership
• 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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MISSOURI

 
Company: US Army Wellness Center – Fort Leonard Wood
Job Title: Project Lead
Location: Fort Leonard Wood, MS

Position Responsibilities: The Project Lead provides oversight for a comprehensive health promotion and wellness initiative that focuses on the delivery of a defined set of primary prevention programs and services.  Serves as Project Lead to Health Educators and Health Technicians through development of core competencies and lifestyle coaching.  Responsible for ensuring program methodology is applied and data integrity maintained from entry to output.  Leads a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  Project Lead 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, exercise science, etc…)
• CHES/MCHES, ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist or higher preferred 
• Must have experience in leading a project or initiative that provided progressive levels of responsibility to subordinate members
• Maintains current AHA BLS certification
• Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Monthly Stipend: Approximately $5,800.

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
• Skills and/or experience necessary to market program services to local military community including senior leadership
• 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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NEW YORK

Company: Plus One Health Management, Inc
Job title: Onsite Health Promotion Specialist
Location: New York, NY

Job Description:

Plus One Health Management, Inc., is a leader in the design, development and management of corporate and commercial fitness centers, luxury spas and wellness programs. Plus One applies an integrated approach, serving some of the finest organizations in the world. Plus One's clients include Fortune 500 companies, Mobil 5-Star rated luxury hotel properties, community organizations and world leaders in the financial services, law, media, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and energy industries. Founded in 1986 as a personal training and rehabilitation clinic for celebrities and discerning clients, the company has grown to be a leader in health management, employing more than 1,800 professionals in over 186 programs nationwide. Plus One's culture of hospitality uniquely positions us to provide the finest in fitness center and spa management, with attention and efforts focused on delivering the highest level of quality in the industry.

We are currently seeking a Full Time Onsite Health Promotion Specialist to work at a high-profile corporate client located in New York, NY.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position serves as the face of Optum/Plus One to Morgan Stanley and their employees. The strength of the Onsite Health Promotion Specialist lies in their ability to motivate and engage the employee population in ways that result in positive health and wellness outcomes. These individuals will be responsible for the implementation and on-going support to build a Culture of Health for Morgan Stanley, delivering engaging health promotion activities, and increasing employee health ownership. Using data, client/population feedback and population assessment tools the Onsite Health Promotion Specialist will identify opportunities to drive lifestyle awareness and behavior change through increased member engagement.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Implements and follow all Optum/Plus One and Client policies and procedures as outlined in the Team Member Manual.
2. Responds to employee suggestions, concerns, and complaints in a timely, professional, and consistent manner while providing the gold standard in customer service. Take ownership of challenges by finding the appropriate team member who can directly assist, if unable to provide efficient support to member/guest.

Building a Culture of Health:
3. Utilizes claim and related data to identify areas of greatest opportunity for change. Establish base line and measurement criteria. Report results and demonstrate improvement in base line metrics, including employee satisfaction, over time.
4. Using assessment tools provided, audits the physical space, environment and communications promoting healthy behaviors.
5. Interacts on a regular basis with Morgan Stanley's support structure, operational management and engagement team, and Sales and Account Management teams.
6. Manages wellness operational reports i.e., utilization, statistics, and satisfaction.
7. Ensures that all files related to employee participation files and personal information is kept in a secure location compliant with HIPAA regulations.
8. Coordinates wellness related communications and marketing (e-mails, posters, screen messaging, desk-drops, wellness website, etc.).

Delivers Health Improvement Events:
9. Develops implements and effectively evaluates annual calendar of health improvement programming such as: Lunch and Learns, booth events, seminars, Webex events, facilitating the coordination of screenings (health assessments, biometric screenings, gender/age screenings, etc.)
10. Coordinate and facilitate Wellness Champion Network to bring programming to other locations/departments.

Increase Employee Health Engagement and Ownership:
11. Communicate health and behavior change information to non-health personnel by empathizing, motivating, and encouraging people towards healthy change, regardless of culture, religion, economic background.
12. Integrates into Morgan Stanley's environment by building partnerships with internal business units, key vendor partners and leadership.
13. Develops and execute to an established project timeline.
14. Works as an integral member of the Optum/Plus One teams by being familiar with integrated products, programs and services.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a related field (Health Promotion, Health Education, Business, Management, Psychology, Nutrition, Exercise etc.). Three years of work experience in Health Promotion, Health Management, Human Resources/Organizational Behavior or a related field with demonstrated project management experience. Must be knowledgeable about the industry with the customer skills to network, engage, and interact with all clients, guests, and participants.. Must have excelled organizational skills and have a high attention to detail. Must be able to adapt and flourish in an environment where there is constant change. Must communicate professionally using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain and relay information to and from staff/clients/guests using multiple modes of communication such as email, phone, or in person. Ability to effectively engage participants as a public speaker. Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

VALUED BUT NOT REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in a Health Promotion Management or related field or related certification such as, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing certification, CHES, Registered Dietitian licensure or five years of experience in the industry.

PHYSICAL DEMAND AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing duties of job, team member is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

How to Apply:
To apply, please visit the Join Us section of our website at www.plusone.com.
https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PLUSONE&cws=1&rid=3145

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Company: Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (CDPHP)
Job Title: Health Promotion Specialist
Job Location: Albany, NY

Job Description
The Health Promotion Specialist will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating various health promotion offerings in worksite, community and provider settings.    The Health Promotion Specialist will contribute to the development of various community and employer group partnerships and participate in the delivery of population health management programs/initiatives, including health education programs and health screenings, within these settings to support health improvement among our members and the community.  The Health Promotion Specialist will maintain a current understanding of health promotion and wellness research and best-practices and will present consultative and programming information in a professional manner to a variety of audiences in diverse settings.   Regular reporting, analysis and evaluation of program, health assessment, utilization and employee survey data, or other data is required.
Education Requirements & Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in health education, nutrition, community/public health, nursing, or related field required.  Master’s degree preferred.  Certified Health Education Specialist preferred. 

Minimum of five (5) years experience working in a position providing health promotion and wellness education or training to diverse populations.  Health promotion experience in health plan and/or worksite settings preferred.  A history of successful experience in a client facing role providing consultative services, preferably related to health promotion, is required.  Previous experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs.

To apply, go to www.cdphptalent.com and click on “career opportunities” in the lower left corner. 
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NORTH CAROLINA

Company: Discover Wellness
Job Title: Health Coach
Job Location: Hickory, NC

A corporate wellness company located in Hickory NC, about an hour from Charlotte, is hiring a Health Coach. The Health Coach is responsible for conducting face-to-face health coaching sessions at corporate locations based on a health risk assessment of the corporation’s employees. The role of the health coach is to:
Assess participants health risk based on clinical data (biometrics, HRA), claims, pharmacy data (as available), and behaviors along with clinical assessment
Maintain accurate clinical documentation
Coach face-to-face to improve health outcomes and healthy behaviors
The Health Coach is required to maintain their appointment schedule.  The Health Coach is actively involved in the Wellness Committee or other client specific Wellness Programs as determined by individual client request. They provide support and advice to the group for the continued expansion of wellness throughout the company.
 
Special Assignments (may include, but not limited to):
Onsite Health Programs
Health Risk Assessments
Coaching Coordination
Onsite Health Education Coordination
Clinical Research
Client Specific Training and Seminars
Other Projects Assigned by Management
Required Skills
Registered Dietitian
HIPAA compliance
Must have great understanding of various biometric results including and not limited to BP, Cholesterol, BF/BMI, etc.
Continuous Improvement/Customer Focus:  Ability to contribute to the company as it continues to grow; ongoing re-evaluation of existing processes; professional interactions with clients and partners; consistently suggesting of solutions along with discovered issues; a firm understanding that the goal is always outstanding customer satisfaction.
Preferred Qualifications: RD in NC, CHES or MCHES certification or eligibility, knowledge of specific disease and lifestyle related topics such as weight management, tobacco cessation, chronic conditions and stress management.  Experience with motivational interviewing or counseling skills
Required Experience
Must have experience with clinical health education; weight loss management, tobacco cessation, stress management, physical activity
Computer systems knowledge
Writing skills
Responsibilities of position: (examples may include some or all of the following)
Clinical assessment skills
Clinical interdisciplinary knowledge
Electronic medical record documentation
Interpersonal skills (face to face and telephonic)
Ability to work independently
Job Location
Hickory, North Carolina, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience, starting salary is $42,000/year.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law.

For more information, contact Dr. Susan Rucker at ruckersg@gmail.com
http://patrickwestmoreland.com/clients/DWL/

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Company: Wilkes County Health Department
Job title: Public Health Educator II 
Job Location: Wilkesboro, NC          

Salary Range:        Salary negotiable based on level of qualifications.

Closing Date:     Until filled

Description of Duties:   The primary purpose of the Health Promotion Coordinator is to 1) direct the work plan of the health promotion/education/preparedness staff of the agency (supervise two employees and a variety of grant funded programs); 2) develop a monitoring system of health status information as it relates to chronic conditions; 3) coordinate internal and external health education programs based on Wilkes County Health Department requirements; 4) health promotion activities based on county health status indicators, community health needs, requests, and available resources as they relate to primarily tobacco usage, fitness, nutrition, and physical activity, and 5) assist in development of plans and grant writing to address other significant topics identified in community health assessment.

Represent the health department on area task forces and coalitions, including but not limited to:   Diabetes Coalition, Fitness and Nutrition Taskforce, School Health Advisory Council.

Minimum Training & Experience:

PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR II:  A master’s degree in public health or in public health with a major in public health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education and two years experience in public health education or a related field; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. CHES preferred but not required.

PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR I -- Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university and completion of one year of on-the-job training as a public health educator.

Work Schedule:    Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m.--5:00 p.m.  Some flexibility with hours.

Application Process:  Complete and submit State Application Form PD107 and transcripts to the NC Works Career Center, 103 Call Street Extension, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.
                “AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”
*THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY*

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OHIO

Company: University of Dayton
Job Title: Coordinator of Health Education & Wellness Promotion
Job Location: Dayton, OH

Position Summary: The Coordinator of Health Education & Wellness Promotion is responsible for the planning and implementation of wellness programs and health education services. Education will be primarily targeted to students. However, some programming will be aimed at educating faculty and staff about student issues. The Coordinator will regularly collaborate with the other core Health & Wellness areas (Counseling Center, Campus Recreation, Health Center) and a variety of other campus partners. Utilizing best practices in health education to promote healthy choices is an expectation. This position reports to Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness. Education must be presented in the context of UD’s Catholic and Marianist identity and values.
• Provide vision for the development, implementation, and evaluation of wellness education programs, as an integral part of the Division of Student Development learning outcomes and in collaboration with the campus community;
• Plan and deliver educational seminars, workshops, and health promotion activities, centering on the 7 dimensions of wellness, for campus student organizations, residence halls, and academic classes as requested;
• Provide in-service programs for staff, students, and faculty;
• In cooperation with other departments, assist in the operation of late night programs designed to improve healthy choices;
• Utilize social media to challenge the beliefs and expectations of campus/community constituents surrounding health/wellness;
• Collaborate with faculty on the infusion of health promotion into classes, as appropriate;
• Serve on the Division of Student Development committees that are responsible for shaping student policies and programs, particularly those regarding wellness related issues;
• Oversee the administration of health assessments
• Ability to work some evenings & weekends;
• Provide supervision of a graduate assistant & student interns;
• Lead & coordinate peer health/wellness educators program
• Assist in the development of a budget
• Perform other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.
Required
• Master’s Degree
• 2 years of experience designing, implementing, or assessing wellness/health promotion programs through professional experience or internships, practicum, and assistantships
• Knowledge of best practices in wellness/health promotion/distressed students
• Experience in presentations and outreach to large and small audiences
• Experience in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
• Proven written communication skills
• Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends
Preferred
• Master Degree in College Student Personnel/Health Promotion/Public Health, or related
• 3 or more years of post-master professional experience designing, implementing, and assessing wellness programs
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
• Demonstrated experience in mental health promotion and suicide prevention programming
• Demonstrated experience in collaboration with diverse stakeholders (eg. faculty, staff, students)
• Demonstrated knowledge of public health models, motivational interviewing
• Demonstrated experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment
• Demonstrated experience with a traditional college age population for 1 or more years
• Demonstrated experience with a peer education program
• Demonstrated experience and willingness to work as a team member
• Demonstrated effective oral communication skills (one-on-one and group)
• Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in wellness/health promotion/distressed students
• Demonstrated experience in presentations and outreach to large and small audiences
Function 60% Design, develop, and provide wellness/health promotion and education programs for students
20% Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to develop the educational plan to promote healthy choices through educational programs and social marketing strategies.
10% Supervise a graduate assistant & interns
10% Evaluate programs and assess wellness/health education efforts.

To apply, please visit:  http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/16617
The posting will close on March 2, 2015.  Possible start date: Summer 2015

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PENNSYLVANIA

Company: Lock Haven University
Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor in Health Education
Job Location: Lock Haven, Pa

Lock Haven University invites applications for a full-time, temporary faculty position in Health Science for 2015-16 AY beginning August 22, 2015 and ending May 27, 2016.
Essential Duties:  This position requires teaching Health Education in the Department of Health Science.  Additional responsibilities may include other scholarly activities normally associated with the department.  This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties:  Duties include instruction in the areas of the candidates discipline and may include online graduate course instruction. Health Education faculty in the department provide instruction in the areas of Community and School Health.
Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):  Earned PhD degree in a related Health Education discipline. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates with CHES/MCHES are preferred.  The successful candidate must also have a record of successful instruction including delivery of information in traditional and online formats.  In addition, the candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.
Special Instructions for Applicants:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received prior to March 13, 2015.  Position is dependent upon funding.  The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.  In addition to the items requested, applicants should request three letters of reference. References will be contacted via email to upload letters on behalf of applicant.

To apply for this position following the link:  http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/2495

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Company: HealthFitness
Job Title: Health Promotion Coordinator
Job Location: Spartanburg, SC

Website: www.healthfitness.com
Salary: Depending on Experience
Please apply via our website at: www.healthfitness.com

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a Health Promotion Coordinator at our client site located in Spartanburg, SC.  As the Health Promotion Coordinator, you will be responsible for the planning, coordination and delivery of health promotion activities throughout their geographical area of responsibility to facilitate behavior change, maximize engagement and outcomes, and customer satisfaction. 
 
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
 
•         Contributes to the business planning and health promotion/wellness intervention process.
•         Coordinates the planning and delivery of regional wellness programs including health awareness and educational campaigns, behavior change programs, health assessments and health screenings at all designated client locations; continually evaluate and enhance program delivery channels through the network.
•         Interacts directly with client employees approximately 70% of the time; facilitates individual and group behavior change programs including health improvement programs, one-on-one health coaching, and meeting presentations.
•         Leads and proactively contributes to the wellness committee meetings; acquires program buy-in and support through all levels of the organization.
•         Promotes and markets the wellness program effectively to target populations by utilizing existing resources.
•         Integrates effectively and seamlessly with client health partners including safety and other employee health-related departments.  Participates in partner meetings to maximize program exposure.
•         Collect and evaluate appropriate program data to support the ROI process; manages and reports data for their geographic area.
•         Maintains accurate records and ensure confidentiality of data collected through the health assessment, on-site screenings and health promotion activities.
•         Other duties as assigned.
 
 
Education, Experience and Certifications:
 
•         Bachelor’s degree in health promotion or related field required.
•         Two or more years experience in delivery and coordination of corporate-based health promotion programs.
•         Experience in the areas of data collection, data analysis, and outcomes reporting in regards to health risk and status.
•         CPR certification and CHES certification preferred.
 
 
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
 •         Demonstrated skill in program development, implementation, marketing and promotion.
•         Strong interpersonal communication, leadership and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
•         Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook; PowerPoint and Access strongly preferred.
•         Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
•         Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.
•         Ability to travel up to 25% of the time (local and regional) including limited overnight travel.
•         Quality orientation and attention to detail.
 
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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VIRGINIA

Company: The Department of Parks and Recreation of the Arlington County
Job Title: Community Health Promotion Programmer (Sports & Recreation)
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Closing Date/Time: 02/12/15 11:59 PM EST
Salary: $45,593.60 - $74,089.60 Annually
Full-Time
Location: 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington, Virginia
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/arlington/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1047605

The Department of Parks and Recreation of the Arlington County, VA Government seeks to fill a COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMMER position responsible for the overall evaluation, development and management of community health promotion programs.

The Office of Community Health (OCH) Section is responsible for working with Arlington communities to promote wellness, address public health challenges and decrease the prevalence of chronic disease.  The Community Health Promotion Programmer is a position within the OCH Section and works for the Sports and Recreation (SPREC) Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation.  This position helps establish health as an ongoing component within SPREC's range of youth-based programs and develops divisional strategies for community health services.

The Community Health Promotion Programmer works closely with SPREC's pre-school, elementary, teen, and therapeutic recreation staff to improve wellness offerings in existing programs.  A significant percentage of time will be direct face-to-face program implementation, with a special focus on outreach and community-based health education for youth and their families.

Candidates must have experience in promoting health preferably in a school or recreation setting and with participants that come from diverse cultural backgrounds.

The primary duties of this position include:
• designing, implementing and managing wellness programs;
• establishing effective and cooperative working relationships with recreation staff, program participants and community members;
• conducting on-going SPREC staff training and supporting staff in an effort to increase competency in delivering wellness within current programs;
• hiring, training and appraising staff; Establishing metrics and evaluating program effectiveness;
• providing assistance in the delivery of county-wide FitArlington programs and participating on county, division and departmental teams; and,
• managing programs and grants.

MINIMUM:  Bachelor's degree in health promotion management, exercise science,  health education, leisure/recreation or related field plus two years of experience in community health education and/or health promotion programming to include experience in the design and coordination of community-wide health and wellness services.    

Substitution:  A Master's degree in a directly related field may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Desirable:
a) Experience in community health promotion program management in a school or recreation setting;;
d) Possession of current CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
certification
f) Experience in mentoring/coaching professional staff in health promotion programming and "Train the Trainer" workshops;

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WISCONSIN

Company: Marshfield Clinic
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Marshfield, WI

Health Educator - AODA

Marshfield Clinic is proud of the talents of over 8,000 individuals in over 80 medical specialties and subspecialties, yet what we are truly impressed by is the continuous support that our employees give to each other, to our patients and to our success.

The Health Educator is responsible for promoting, maintaining, and improving individual and/or community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors that promote healthy living and prevent disease. This includes collecting and analyzing data to identify health needs, planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating health education designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments.

The Health Educator will:
•    Assist in promoting substance abuse prevention policies, programs and practices that assist communities in reducing substance abuse
•    Work closely with a network of over 50 substance abuse coalitions, including Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth
•    Develop collaborative relationships with a broad array of community organizations, representing Marshfield Clinic population health approaches within the communities in which it serves
•    Write media articles and grants to develop and maintain programs

This position is grant funded through September 30, 2017 with extension possibilities at that time.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Community Health, Health Education, Wellness, Health Promotion, or a related field; Master's degree in Community Health Education or Public Health preferred. Valid Driver's license and acceptable driving record required; CHES certification and AODA Prevention Specialist certifications preferred. 

With a population of just under 19,000, Marshfield is a great place to live. Marshfield boasts highly ranked public and private schools, safe and friendly neighborhoods, easy commuting, a low cost of living, year round recreation, and exceptional health care. Marshfield is rated the number one small city in Wisconsin and the number three small city in the Midwest. Also, recently ranked fifth in the nation as a best small city in which to raise a family by Forbes.com. Located midway between Minneapolis, Milwaukee, and Green Bay, Marshfield is an easy drive to metro areas. A sizable professional population contributes to unique cultural opportunities and our excellent school system. This special living environment is enhanced by a practice opportunity that can offer you professional excellence, quality of life, and strong economic stability.

Marshfield Clinic’s goal is to attract you, the very best, and we’re committed to offering you the kind of opportunities and benefits you deserve.
•    Competitive Wages
•    Employer-funded retirement
•    Comprehensive Benefits Package
•    Generous Paid Time Off
•    401(k) Plan

Apply online at https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/careers
Search by position number MC150133
1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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