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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: 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: County of El Paso
Job Title: Community Health Educator-TEPP
Job Location: El Paso,  CO

Opening Date: 09/21/14
Closing Date: 10/02/14 05:00 PM
Department:  Health Department
Status:  Full-Time  Non-Exempt      Band: 600, Administrative/Technical Band
Announcement No: 14254

Essential Job Functions:
Using evidence-based, best and promising practices, collaborates with staff and community partners to develop and implement work plans and lead individual projects, including local policy change campaigns and media campaigns mandated by contracts and grantors. Assesses individual and community needs for health promotion/education for various target demographics. Conducts research on other evidence based programs for the purposes of program planning and development. Plans, promotes, implements and evaluates programming for target populations using a variety of educational approaches to include small and large group presentations and development and implementation of earned and paid media campaigns. Develops and maintains clear and accurate activity records and reports to demonstrate progress toward goals. Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings to address the needs of the program, and assists in the development and coordination of strategic program plans. Develops a variety of communication materials used to promote tobacco prevention/cessation and the program to multiple audiences. Prepares and gives presentations to various audiences including funders and community agencies. Collaborates with other staff to manage coalitions including coordinating strategic efforts, meeting planning, facilitation of meetings, general coalition building, recruitment and maintenance and coalition communication. Creates and maintains community partnerships that advance tobacco prevention and control in El Paso County. Analyzes data for implementation into the communication materials and strategic approaches to educate individuals and community groups relative to priority areas outlined in TEPP's work plan. Provides technical support and guidance to the TEPP team and management staff in creating and implementing overall grant activities. Develops, coordinates and maintains health and wellness program resources and library to provide educational resources for the program team. This includes check-in/out review, purchasing of educational materials/tools and an ongoing inventory process. Actively participates with writing grant applications, including development of yearly program goals and objectives, evaluation measures and budget development. Participates in the agency's emergency planning and response activities. Participates in program evaluation activities, including development of evaluation tools. Takes personal responsibility to provide exceptional customer service in order to promote and maintain a positive Public Health image, constructive working environment, and foster pride and professionalism in the workplace and community. Promotes overall public health within the community.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in health education, public health, public policy, or related field required. Two (2) years full-time professional related experience required. Master's Degree in health education, public health, public policy or related field may be substituted for the required experience. Skill in using a computer and various software packages including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of tobacco regulations. Knowledge of and ability to independently research TEPP subject matter. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write and maintain clear, concise and accurate records and reports. Ability to communicate, motivate and organize projects among a broad spectrum of people, frequently under deadline pressure. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, co-workers, federal, state and local authorities and other agencies. Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks and complete projects in a timely manner. Ability to respond in a flexible manner and reprioritize work as situations change. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and critical thinking. Ability to identify problems and work to resolve them. Knowledge and understanding of agency policies and procedures. Ability to maintain the security of sensitive and confidential information. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Must pass conditional post offer physical, background investigation and motor vehicle check. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
 
Licenses/Certificates:
Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License and vehicle insurance.
CHES and/or MCHES is preferred

 
Work Conditions:
Work is conducted in an office and field environment. Work environment may include potential exposure to second hand smoke and other environmental hazards. Some travel may be required; work may be assigned in various locations. May work outside of normal business hours. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
Applications must be filed online at: http://www.elpasoco.com  For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401
Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application.


9-22-14

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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DELAWARE

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Company: Unity Health Care, Inc.
Job Title: Student Based Health Center Family Planning Education Coordinator
Job Location: Washington, DC (Ballou Student Health Center)

The SBHC Family Planning Education Coordinator will assist with the delivery and implementation of family planning and reproductive health education and related services.  Work will include, but is not limited to, developing and facilitating family planning education workshops across Unity Health Care, Inc. (Unity) SBHCs and community health centers; providing one-on-one family planning/reproductive health education  and counseling for patients; and conducting outreach activities and care coordination to promote optimal patient access to care.  In addition, s/he will collaborate with the Family Planning Nurse Manager, Family Planning Coordinator, Unity SBHC staff,  Unity Grants Management Department, community health center staff as assigned, and external organizations as necessary to promote the delivery of family planning and preventive reproductive health education and related services to Unity patients.
 
Essential Functions:
• Coordinates and facilitates adolescent family planning and reproductive health education workshops.
• Conducts one-on-one family planning/reproductive health education and counseling with patients and workshop participants.
• Conducts outreach activities and care coordination care in tandem with SBHC staff and/or members of the Family Planning Team to promote optimal patient access to care.
• Documents patient information in electronic medical records per policy and standards.  Maintains and reports accurate and up-to-date records in a timely manner.
• Maintains additional databases (e.g. the Pregnancy Prevention Database) as assigned.
• Reports workshop participant data as required for internal quality improvement activities and/or Grants Management requirements.
• Develops and provides input on budgets, workshops and monitors monthly expenses in communication with Grants Management and Finance departments.
• Develops and maintains family planning and reproductive health education materials and resources for SBHCs in partnership with the Family Planning Team.
• Assists with training and staff development regarding family planning and reproductive health education and services.
• Provides technical assistance to case managers in developing, coordinating and facilitating family planning and reproductive health education.
• Maintains the School-based Screening Program (SBSP) schedule for the school year and assists with in-school treatment days as needed
• Serves as an outreach liaison to students, teachers, parents and the larger community with regard to family planning and reproductive health education activities and services available at the SBHCs and Unity Health Care. This may include but is not limited to attending health fairs, parent-teacher conferences, back-to-school nights, health education workshops for parents and school staff meetings as assigned.


Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required; MPH degree preferred.

Knowledge & Experience Required by the Position:
• Highly motivated, independent worker who is interested in learning about the operation of a school-based health center and doing hands-on outreach work with the patient population at the center.
• Experience working with adolescents or desire to work with adolescents.

8-26-14

 

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: University of South Florida
Job Title: AOD Prevention Coordinator
Job Location: Tampa, FL


The Wellness Education Department is responsible for the development and coordination of wellness promotion activities on the Tampa Campus. The Department is a critical member of the Wellness USF cluster of departments and is responsible for the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of campus wellness programming.

Position Summary:
• This position serves as the critical contact for the coordination of alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention and education efforts on the Tampa campus. The AOD Prevention Coordinator serves to bring together campus and community stakeholders involved in substance use prevention to further the broader wellness commitment of ensuring the health and well-being of the student body.
• This position develops, implements, and evaluates population-based campus initiatives which utilize evidenced-based education and prevention methods. The person in this role serves as the primary contact for AOD education and awareness on campus.

Duties:
• Responsible for the assessment, planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of alcohol and other drug (AOD) education and prevention initiatives on the Tampa campus.
• Serves as the Tampa campus liaison to other campus programs and departments for the coordination of AOD prevention and education efforts. Builds and maintains relationships with staff, student, and faculty organizations for the purposes of AOD prevention and education efforts.
• Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with the Tampa community, state, and national organizations for the purpose of strategic planning and program development for AOD prevention and education efforts.
• Responsible for the administration and management of the electronic educational programs, including, but not limited to; AlcoholEdu, E-Chug and E-Toke (or other related primary prevention efforts purchased by the University). Maintains contact and relationships with the corporate sponsor of the programs' contract.

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in, Health Education, Public Health or other related health field with at least one year of experience in a professional training position; or an Associate's degree in Nursing and licensure as a Registered Nurse with at least three years of experience in a professional training position.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Master's degree in Public Health, Health Education/Promotion; or related social sciences (Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, etc.) Three to five years’ experience with health and wellness program planning in higher education with at least two years focused on alcohol and other drug prevention; experience with a peer education programs; experience in a health promotion/education department; public speaking experience, as well as demonstrated skills and training in social marketing and health communication strategies. CHES certified preferred.

Applications Accepted On-line At: https://gems.fastmail.usf.edu:4440/psc/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1&JobOpeningId=5418&

 


9-10-14

 

Company:  St. Petersburg College
Job Title:  Wellness Coordinator
Job Location:  Clearwater, FL

Job Summary:
College envoy to employees regarding the importance of wellness and ongoing wellness activities. Implements and manages programs that support the control of long-term health care costs and improve the long-term health of employees.

Typical Essential Duties:
• Leads the implementation and management of a college-wide wellness program that encourages healthy behaviors and lifestyles;
• Develops wellness goals and programs supporting delivery of tools and resources to achieve targeted outcomes;
• Implements a measurement system to ensure effectiveness and demonstrates a return on investment of the wellness programs;
• Directs and participates in the preparation of department budgets, and develops and manages the wellness budget;
• Develops and conducts wellness-related workshops/presentations via in-person and electronic delivery methods;
• Tracks employee attendance, participation, or performance data related to wellness activities;
• Seeks out and coordinates delivery of other relevant workshops/presentations provided by third parties;
• Responsible for communication with college employees, including but not limited to a wellness column and blog, as well as collaborating with Marketing & Strategic Information on internal wellness marketing campaigns; 
• Collaborates with the Human Resources Director of Operations regarding ongoing wellness programming;
• Identifies and recommends wellness vendors, including the definition and implementation of vendor performance objectives;
• Keeps abreast of health, benefit, and regulatory trends and identifies their impact on wellness programs and manages this information through the organization;
• Travels to different college sites on a regular basis as necessary;
• Supervises some HR staff as well as the work of contracted exercise instructors;
• Leads college Wellness Advisory Board, which is comprised of employees who give feedback and recommendations on wellness programs;
• Coordinates wellness events such as, but not limited to:  biometric screenings, wellness fairs, health walks, seminars, and exercise classes;
• Works with campuses regarding operation of fitness centers and maintenance of fitness equipment.

Educational Requirements*:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field to assigned area.

Experience Requirements*:
Two (2) years of related workplace wellness experience that includes event coordination, data analytics, supervision of others, creation and delivery of workshops / presentations. Benefits-related experience a plus.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Licensing Requirements:
• Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Applications Accepted On-Line At: https://www.spcollege.edu/hrapp/application/jobs.php

9-3-14

Company: GatorWell Health Promotion Services at the University of Florida
Job Title: Health Promotion Specialist
Job Location: Gainesville, Florida 

GatorWell Health Promotion Services at the University of Florida is seeking a Health Promotion Specialist for a full-time, 12-month position in Gainesville, Florida.  The Health Promotion Specialist reports to the Director of GatorWell.  The incumbent will be responsible for applying health promotion and behavior change theories and the socio-ecological framework to the prevention of alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues within the university’s student population. This includes planning, implementing, and evaluating a variety of health promotion programs and initiatives focused on alcohol and other drug prevention.

The incumbent will also be involved in advocating for environmental and policy change activities and strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders on and off campus.  The incumbent will use the American College Health Association's Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education, the Healthy Campus 2020 objectives, and UF student health needs assessment data (and/or other college health status surveys) to guide decisions and priorities. 

In addition to coordinating the AOD prevention program, the incumbent will play an integral role on the department’s assessment team and will assist in the development, implementation, and analysis of periodic needs assessments and evaluations on a variety of health topics.  

Minimum requirements:
Master's degree in public health, health promotion, health policy, or health education or a bachelor’s degree in one of these areas and two years of related health promotion work experience, preferably in a higher education environment.  Degrees in other health-related fields may be considered with evidence of sufficient university-level coursework and/or professional continuing education.

Preferred qualifications:
• Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.)
• Desire and ability to lead high-risk drinking and other drug prevention initiatives
• Demonstrated skills and training in assessment (quantitative and qualitative research, research design, survey development, focus group design and facilitation, data analysis and interpretation, and program evaluation)
• Proficient in SPSS or SAS statistical software packages
• Demonstrated skills and training in social marketing and health communication strategies
• Demonstrated knowledge and skill using environmental management strategies/
socio-ecological model
• Demonstrated experience with policy development and implementation and coalition work.
• Knowledge and experience with interpersonal violence prevention issues
• Excellent public speaking, and oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated skills in a variety of educational methods including presentations, workshops, trainings and small group discussion/facilitation
• Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, social justice, and cultural competence and the ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Ability to think critically and solve problems

Salary is negotiable based on education and experience. 
To apply for this position, please visit https://jobs.ufl.edu and search for Requisition #
For questions, please contact:
Maureen Miller, Ed.D., MPH, CHES
Director, GatorWell Health Promotion Services 
emm@ufl.edu

 7-31-14

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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GEORGIA

Company: University of Georgia
Job Title:  Health Educator/Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coordinator
Job Location:  Athens, Georgia


This position is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive alcohol and other drug prevention program, using evidence based practices. This position utilizes a public health approach to plan, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion and prevention strategies that address priority health issues in the UGA student population. This person will serve as a liaison to Athletics, Residence Life and Greek organizations.  

Minimum Qualifications: 
Master’s degree required from an accredited college or university.  Degree in health education, public health, counseling, higher education or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Two years of AOD experience, counseling or related field. 
• Experience with BASICS model, and training in motivational interviewing. 
• CHES and/or MCHES preferred.

Full-time, 12-month position.  Full benefits eligible.

Posting number: 20141093

A full description can be found on the UGA HR job posting website under the posting number or the title of Health Educator.

7-31-14

 

 

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ILLINOIS

Company: The University of Illinois at Chicago
Job Title: Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator)
Job Location: Chicago, IL

The University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships- Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion is seeking applications for Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator) to work in an exciting USDA funded public health nutrition education program. Community Nutrition Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of evidence-based nutrition education programs for low-income individuals and families in Chicago.  Nutrition education programs include group and individual counseling provided by nutrition specialists, nutrition peer educators and other health care workers.

Job Description:
The Community Nutrition Specialist (Health Education Coordinator) is a team leader and regional staff supervisor. The incumbent provides high quality, interactive nutrition education instruction to participants in a variety of formats (series of group sessions, workshops, one-on-one) covering topics on basic nutrition and healthy lifestyle, food buying practices, food safety, food budget management, and other nutrition-related topics. The incumbent also develops nutrition education programs at sites throughout Chicago, recruits low-income families and individuals to participate in our SNAP-Ed nutrition education programs through outreach at schools, referrals and local government and community agencies. Must be able to provide own transportation, maintain accurate and timely records, including designated information on participants, and produce reports on all program activities as assigned. Participation as a team member with UIC Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion staff and community partners and the ability to maintain professional competence through on-going trainings and professional development opportunities is essential to this position.

Qualifications:
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Credentials to be Verified by Placement Officer:
1. Bachelor’s Degree (120 hours) in public, mental, and/or medical health education, social work, psychology, student personnel/affairs, nursing, education or communications
2. Two (2) years (24 months) of conducting professional presentations, seminars or closely related programs and/or providing health education experience

Note: An applicant with a Master’s degree in an area of health education qualifies with one year of professional communications and/or health education experience

Note: Possession of a Certified Health Education Specialist and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialist certification meets the requirements of #1 and #2 above.  (http://www.nchec.org)


Preferred Qualifications:
• A BS or MS degree in nutrition or related field is preferred.
• Registered Dietitian credential is preferred.
• 3 years of experience in planning and implementing of community programs.
• Ability to effectively supervise Community Nutrition Peer Educators. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
• Knowledge of Chicago low-income and diverse racial/ethnic communities. 
• Ability to work cooperatively and independently.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Capable of both professional and personal interactions with wide variety of health professionals in a culturally diverse environment. Multiple language skills are a plus.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize projects and follow through on detail with a high level of accuracy.

For fullest consideration, submit cover letter and current resume to: Nancy Tartt, Assistant Director, UIC - Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion, 828 South Wolcott, Room B6, Chicago, IL.  60612.  Fax: 312-413-8339 email: ntartt@uic.edu

9-24-14

Company: Hult Center for Healthy Living
Job Title: Health Educator
Job Location: Peoria, IL

The Hult Center for Healthy Living is Peoria’s premier non-profit provider of comprehensive health education and wellness services for people of all ages.  We serve the communities of Central Illinois through our health education programs, senior programs, mental health programs, and cancer programs and services.

Essential Job Functions: (Primary responsibilities, accountability, and/or expectations)  

• Teaching health education classes to youth and adults
• Work within the established curricula for health education classes
• Maintain a working knowledge of theater and classroom technology
• Manage student discipline in classroom settings
• Participate in programming for after school programs as needed
• Maintain knowledge of multiple funding sources, the requirements set forth by these funding sources, and reporting deadlines
• Assist in delivery of programs under specific grant guidelines
• Manage grant requirements as dictated by Associate Executive Director
• Demonstrate effective classroom management, communication and presentation skills
• Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating programs to impact attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors for improved health
• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines
• Communicate orally in a clear, concise manner, tailoring the message to the intended audience
• Operational knowledge of technology and multi-media equipment
• Operate a personal computer and utilize a variety of software programs (i.e. Microsoft 2010,
• Windows XP/7, multi-media use, and digital camera usage)
• Operate other types of technology as dictated by curriculum
• Demonstrates positive organizational and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate effective public communication and presentation skill
• Creativity and flexibility
• Demonstrate sound judgment in using organizational resources, determining courses of
action and arriving at solutions to challenging situations
• Ability to manage change, take appropriate action and accept responsibilities for action
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Assist in planning and preparation for programs, monthly themes, and Healthy Heroes
• Participate in summer camp programs
• Participate in monthly staff meetings
• Bring new grant and funding opportunities to the attention of the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director
• Participate in public relation and fund-raising activities on behalf of the Center
• Represent the interests of the Center with local school districts, United Way,  community based agencies, and other professionals in the community
• Represent the interests of the Center with local business and corporate partners in the community
• Other duties as assigned

Secondary Job Functions: (Support, accountability, and/or other expectations)
• Coordinate special projects as assigned by the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director
• Serve on any assigned committees
• Attend to correspondence, email, memos and other communication in an accurate and timely manner
• Maintain flexible hours to be available for special events and programs in the evenings and weekends
• Attend to customer service as necessary
• Assist in answering phone calls
• Assist in providing assistance to clients at the front desk
• Assist in scheduling rentals/programs
• Assist the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director in the identification and implementation of collaborative projects with other community agencies and organizations

Requirement: CHES Preferred.

Click on this link to apply:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/proctor/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=456013


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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

6-18-14

 

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LOUISIANA

Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Polk
Job Title: Project Lead
Job Location: Fort Polk, LA

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

8-22-14

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MARYLAND

Company: LiveHealthier
Job Title: Reporting & Evaluation Manager
Job Location: Bethesda, Md

LiveHealthier is a health and wellness company committed to keeping employees healthy and companies strong. We partner with corporations to provide innovative, award-winning employee wellness solutions that bring healthcare costs under control while boosting employee productivity, job satisfaction and morale. We passionately believe in the fundamental right for individuals to live a happy, healthy and balanced life. Our wellness solutions and products are always beautifully designed and innovatively engineered. To learn more about us and our high tech and high touch wellness solutions please visit our website at www.livehealthier.com.

LiveHealthier offers a unique and flexible work environment. We are a young, energetic and rapidly growing company, and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will excel working in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary environment.

Position Description
The Reporting & Evaluation Manager (REM) serves as a subject matter expert (SMEs) and internal consultant for product, data, and report evaluation. The REM takes an analytical approach to aggregate data and defines strategies, program recommendations, and client wellness priorities. The REM will interface with Technical Operations, Client Relationship Managers, Health Campaign Managers, and Marketing to deliver reports which provide public health strategy and data analysis to clients throughout their program year. The REM works on process improvements including the production of standardized outputs for reporting tools, surveys, and executive reports for all products and services to improve quality and efficiency.

Major Activities
• Responsible for report delivery to clients
• Responsible for managing the compilation of data
• Responsible for analyzing data for client facing reports; i.e. component-based reports, monthly reports, quarterly analysis, mid-year strategy sessions, annual reports, and ad hoc reports
• Analysis of  biometric and health assessment data
• Ongoing evaluation of LiveHealthier programs and products
• Quality assurance for metrics reports and work of Reporting Coordinators
• Development of  templates and tools to assess internal and client-facing programs and products
• Development of a plan to streamline and standardize data generation and book of business data
• Assures quality for all deliverables
• Supports department and cross-functional team members as required
Required Experience and Characteristics
• Master’s in Public Health or related degree (must have Program Planning and Evaluation coursework) , CHES strongly preferred
• 3+ years’ experience working on a reporting and/or evaluation team
• Experience in report design and infographics
• SAS, SPSS and SQL experience preferred
• Superior proficiency with the MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Able to self-manage and motivate
• Superior proficiency in turning data exports/outputs into client-facing consumable graphs/charts/reports
• Technology savvy; ability to understand software development and data exchange issues
• Strong communication and presentation skills; both written and oral
• Strong ability to cooperate and work collaboratively towards solutions that benefit all parties
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and all work related duties
• Possess a high degree of flexibility and adaptability; excited by a rapidly changing and growing environment

Additional info:
• LiveHealthier offers competitive salaries and benefits including:
• Medical and dental benefits
• 401(k) plans
• WeLiveHealthier Wellness Plan
• Subsidized parking/metro
• Generous leave policies
• Casual dress
• Ping Pong table

LiveHealthier is certified as a women-owned business (WBENC). This position is located at our headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland and we do not offer a relocation allowance.
Interested candidates will need to provide the following--A resume, a cover letter with a good reason why you’d like to work here, a report sample with infographic data and your salary history— all sent as individual attachments titled last name_item name (i.e. last name_résumé) to lee.davis@livehealthier.com, attention: Reporting & Evaluation Manager.
Please, no phone calls. Consideration will only be made for full-time applicants for this position. Do not contact us if you are a recruiter. Thank you.

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Company: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Job Title: Health Educator (Counseling Health/Welfare/Wellness)
Job Location: Rolla, MO

Basic Function and Responsibility:

This position leads, coordinates, sustains, and markets campus-wide health education to create an environment that enhances student wellness, success, and personal development.  The position is strongly outreach focused and will require health education/promotion/public health skills and comfort dealing with larger group/populations, rather than individuals. This is a full time position.

Characteristic Duties:
• Assesses needs and plans, develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates prioritized theory-based and evidence-informed prevention and health education to empower students to reduce unhealthy behaviors and increase overall wellness
• Collaborates with key stakeholders on and off campus to advance a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to student wellness.
• Serves as a campus resource on prevention-related topics.
• Assists in developing strategic plans, managing budgets, and writing reports.
• Assists in recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating paid staff and/or volunteers.
• Plans and implements marketing, social marketing, and social media activities

Minimum Qualifications:
• A bachelor’s degree in a related field is necessary.
• A minimum of two years of experience in health education or closely related field is necessary.
• CHES or MCHES Preferred
• Master’s degree in public health, health promotion, health policy, or health education. Closely related fields such as counseling, higher education administration, or social work would be considered if applicants have health education/public health experience.
• A minimum of two years in related health promotion work, preferable in higher education


If interested visit:  http://hraadi.mst.edu/hr/employment/applicationinstructions/
Position # 00061632
Application Deadline: September 2, 2014

8-7-14

 

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Company: Binghamton University
Job Title: Director of Health Promotion & Prevention Services
Job Location: Binghamton, NY

This position will take a leading role in assessing, identifying, and proposing plans to address campus health trends and priorities, evaluate programs for effectiveness, and create wellness focused synergies. The Director will be tasked with creating a comprehensive plan for health promotion and prevention that amplifies campus strengths and protective health factors and mitigates personal, campus and community risk.  Supervision of key professional and student staff in the areas of high-risk drinking and other substance abuse; mental health outreach; strength building/resilience training/stress reduction; prevention of power-based violence and support of student victims will be a primary responsibility.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in public health, health promotion, health education, health policy or a closely related field
• At least five years of progressively responsible, relevant experience in one or more of the following settings: private or public healthcare system or program, or higher education health program
• Demonstrated proficiency in campus, community or public health research including needs assessment and program evaluation
• Demonstrated ability and effectiveness in developing, implementing and evaluating effective and contextually appropriate health promotion programs and services
• Proven experience in supervision of professional and student staff
• Commitment to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community
• Possess a strong work ethic and a willingness to collaborate
• Prepared to manage a full workload in a busy and dynamic environment
• Ability to be “self-directed”, “team-oriented and “user friendly” to students and university staff
• Be multiculturally competent, possessing the ability and skills to work with diverse populations
• Proficient in oral and written communications skills, public speaking and leading group discussions
• Available and willing to participate in evening and weekend activities and on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Doctorate in public health, health promotion, health education, health policy or a closely related field
• Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

To apply and for additional information visit: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=51536

9-17-14

Company: Montefiore Medical Center
Job Title: Bi-Lingual Health Educator, Montefiore Medical Group
Job Location: Bronx, NY
 
Montefiore, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is one of the largest and most prestigious academic medical centers in the nation. Our associates are driven by a passion to serve and a desire to provide excellent care. Our modern and technologically advanced facilities throughout the Bronx and Westchester County provide the ideal setting to showcase your skills and talents while supporting your professional development.

Position Description:
The Montefiore Health Education program provides comprehensive health education to prevent and treat chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma and obesity, for patients and their families receiving care at Montefiore Medical Group (MMG). The Health Educator is responsible for working with medical teams to implement evidence-based and promising practices on both an individual/family and organizational/community level through outreach and education. S/he will conduct workshops and one-on-one education on all aspects of chronic illness in MMG community health center settings with the purpose of informing health decisions and improving the health of the community.  This position reports to the Program Director of Health Education. 

Responsibilities:
• Health education curriculum and materials development and/or adaptation.
• Strategize on successful engagement techniques for reaching high risk populations.
• Facilitate patient education activities and workshops.
• Assess needs and adjust strategies and content of activities to the age and experience of participants.
• Identify and recommend evidence-based educational strategies for addressing chronic illness.
• Provide training to youth-serving professionals.
• Collaborate with Community Health Workers to achieve common goals and outcomes.
• Collect demographic data and evaluation information from activity participants.
• Submit reports on activities
• Perform other educational and experience-related duties as requested.

Qualifications and Skills:
• Bachelor's Degree is required; Master’s preferred in Health Education, Public Health, Health Sciences preferred.    Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.  Must take and pass the CHES exam within 6months of probationary period. 
• Experience a plus
• Knowledge of chronic illness and vulnerable populations.
• Knowledge of training techniques in health education and behavior modification.
• Must have outstanding oral and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Bilingual English/Spanish required 
• Able to use Word, Excel, and Power Point

To apply for this position, visit our website at www.montefiore.org and send your resume to Melinda Marquez, Program Director, Health Education at mmarquez@montefiore.org

8-13-14

 

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NORTH CAROLINA

Company: Appalachian State University Student Health Service
Job Title: Student Wellness Programs Education Outreach Coordinator
Job Location: Boone, NC

Primary Purpose of Job: The Wellness Programs Education Outreach Coordinator provides leadership for evidence-based health educational initiatives for the Appalachian State University student community. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs related to the leading health indicators as described in Healthy Campus 2020 with emphasis on prevention and lifelong learning (ref: http://www.acha.org/healthycampus/  , accessed August 2, 2014).

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
See http://hrs.appstate.edu/employment/epa-jobs/1008

Education, Skills, and Experience Requirements:  Master of Public Health, Master degree in Health Education or in Health Psychology (or other related fields). Previous experience in college health including experience managing a comprehensive wellness program, development and presentation of population-specific health topics related to wellness across the lifespan, and experience in collaboration with a diverse and specialized staff. Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.) credential, or obtainable within 12 months is preferred.

• Student Health Service   http://healthservices.appstate.edu/
• Wellness Center   http://wellness.appstate.edu/index.php

Application Review Date
A review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to:

Wellness Search Committee
c/o Ms. Alicia Roberts <robrtsaj@appstate.edu>

General Information:  Anticipated starting date is November 2014. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Federal law requires proper documentation of identity and employability prior to final consideration for this position.

Equal opportunity statement: http://edc.appstate.edu/epa-hiring/equal-opportunity-statement

8-26-14

 

 
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OKLAHOMA

 
Company: Army Wellness Center-Fort Sill
Job Title: Health Educator Position
Location: Fort Sill, OK

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

7-25-14

 

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TEXAS

Company: HealthFitness
Job Title: Health Promotion Manager
Job Location: Houston, TX

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for an experienced full-time (40 hrs/wk) Health Promotion Manager at our client site in Houston, TX.  As the Health Promotion Manager, you will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of client wellness programs, ensuring the highest possible level of engagement, outcomes and customer satisfaction in the delivery of programs and services to meet client, member and participant objectives. This position will consult with our large client’s business operating units on health risk identification and mitigation, wellness strategy and planning, injury prevention, and third party vendor services management. 
 
Duties & Responsibilities:

Primary:
• Develops and implements the yearly strategic business plan including program plan, marketing plan and communication plan.
• Interfaces with client company management and peripheral departments to assess client needs.
• Coordinates planning and delivery of the Client program throughout the entire organization in collaboration with corporate and site stakeholders; ensures full integration of program throughout all lines of Client business (e.g. Health and Safety).
• Coordinates marketing and communications to maximize program engagement, bringing in HealthFitness Corporate support as appropriate.
• Assesses need and recommends strategies to improve employee health and wellness through ongoing customer consultation and data review. Evaluates impact of initiatives and communicates findings to key stakeholders.
• Provides management with an overall picture of injury and illness risk through analysis and interpretation of health data (e.g. lost time, health risks, disability, EAP).
• Identifies, Designs, Delivers, and Evaluates global tools and programs to reduce health/safety risks; weight management, HRA, exercise, nutrition, ergonomics.
• Manages vendor performance/outcomes.
• Liaises with client’s Employee Assistance and WorkLife advisors, disability management coordinators, occupational medicine/clinic practitioners, as well as with the staff of internal health and wellness consultants.
• Provides consultative services and strategies to assess and address employee health risks to business unit management, Health Environment and Safety (HES) managers and HR business partners on a variety of health and productivity issues and concerns within the workplace.
• Provides resources to business units designed to maximize workplace well-being and enhance performance.
• Works cross functionally within client’s Health and Medical department, and partners with line management, HR business partners, HES, Operational Excellence Champions and Safety Specialists to provide health and wellness resources.
• Maintains accurate records and ensures confidentiality of all data collected during the health assessment and health promotion activities in accordance with HealthFitness requirements including if applicable, file transfer processes collaborating with other health related suppliers.
 
Secondary:
• In conjunction with RD/RVP, introduces HealthFitness programs, products and services to the client for consideration.
• Other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience and Certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree strongly preferred) in health promotion, public health or related field required.
• Five or more years related industry experience including three years of program management experience required (preferably related to health promotion or health improvement)
• Experience working with IT teams to develop employee facing portals and interfaces highly desired.
• Strong teamwork, interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency with SharePoint and Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• CHES, ACSM or similar health and/or fitness certifications preferred.
 
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Strong leadership, team management, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
• Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of individuals both within HealthFitness and the client organization.
• Demonstrated experience in the areas of program development and implementation, data collection and analysis and outcomes reporting.
• Strong analytic and problem solving skills. Must be able to understand health needs within a corporate business context and translate into workable, low cost, engaging and impactful solutions. Demonstrated ability to assess and summarize health needs and identify trends utilizing multiple data sources.
• Project planning, implementation, evaluation and management experience
• Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to listen and question to accurately determine needs and translate needs into plans. Experience working in diverse settings (global, office, manufacturing etc.), presenting to large groups, obtaining funding and marketing services to management. Experience in writing high impact reports for communicating results to stakeholders.
• Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to lead or help teams focus, set goals and develop plans while valuing diverse perspectives and input. Demonstrated experience supervising other contract staff and managing projects from ideas to implementation.
• Experience in evaluating, selecting and monitoring vendor performance.

How To Apply:
If you are interested in a career with HealthFitness, please apply directly at: https://trustmark-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=295561&company_id=15808&version=2&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1011482&level=levelid1&levelid1=103320&parent=Health%20Promotion%20%26%20Education&startflag=2
If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096.

9-10-14

 

 

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VIRGINIA

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

6-18-14

 

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WASHINGTON

Company: HPM Corporation
Job Title: Health Education Specialist
Location: Richland, Washington

HPM Corporation, a prime contractor for Occupational Medical Services at the Hanford environmental restoration site in Southeastern Washington State, has a need for a Health Education Specialist at the HPMC Occupational Medical Services Clinic in Richland, Washington. 

This position is responsible for the delivery of health education, health interventions, fitness and health training, and health promotion services to employees of Hanford Site contractors to improve health outcomes and decrease risk factors associated with illness, injury and disease.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the minimum educational credentials from an accredited school, college or university and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. 

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Nutrition, Nursing, Exercise Science or related field.
2. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider certification (or eligible).
3. Ability to coordinate, develop and administer multiple programs and projects and promotional materials.
4. Ability to assess individual and worksite needs for health education.
5. Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques to develop training sessions and materials appropriate to assigned programs and audience needs.  Demonstrated facilitation and training skills incorporating an understanding of adult learning principles and methodology.
6. Ability to effectively communicate regarding health, education needs, concerns, and resources with individuals and employers.
7. Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulation, guidelines, policies and procedures that affect essential functions.
8. Ability to teach and work with groups or individuals in a wellness setting and communicate a positive, enthusiastic attitude; requires physical mobility and flexibility to deliver and demonstrate exercise instruction.
9. Demonstrated experience speaking in front of diverse groups and at maintaining a professional demeanor in manner and dress.
10. Knowledge and application of laws and regulations governing health information (i.e. Privacy Act of 1974, HIPAA, etc.).
11. Ability to appropriately maintain private and confidential medical information, document appropriately in a clinical record, and maintain confidentiality in communications with management and others.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: 

1. Reputable Health Coaching certification such as Wellcoaches, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES).
2. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification.

 


How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to opportunities@hpmcorporation.com

Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

7-25-14

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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WISCONSIN

Company: The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Job Title: Health Promotion Coordinator
Job Location: Oshkosh, WI

 

Responsibilities
The Health Promotion Coordinator will support the health and wellness of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student population. The Health Promotion Coordinator will assess, plan, develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate a comprehensive health promotion program based on national standards.

 

Requirements
Master's degree in health education, health promotion, public health, nursing or closely related field.
Two years experience with supervision, coordination and health education/health promotion programming.
Proficiency in data collection, analysis, program evaluation and data analysis software.
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, Excel, desktop publishing and be willing to learn new programs.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to function as part of a team.
Public speaking skills.
Demonstrate record and commitment to diversity and inclusion and be able to work with diverse populations, including but not limited to people of all ages with various ethnic, sexual orientation, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.

Preferences
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES/M-CHES) strongly preferred. If not certified at time of hire, will obtain certification within 18 months.
Experience in college health promotion programming.
Experience in managing and supervising students.

Starting Date
December 1, 2014

Salary
Competitive
Terms of Appointment
Full-time, annual year appointment.
Application Deadline
Review of files will begin 10/20/2014

 

How to Apply
Electronically submit a letter of application, resume, contact information for five references (including telephone numbers and email addresses), and transcripts (official or photocopy) to:

Kelly Beisenstein-Weiss
Student Recreation
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
920-424-2341
beisenst@uwosh.ed

 

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