Health Educator Job Description

Health Educator Job Description

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Health educator provides individual instruction, assigns in-services ideas to staff members to develop and teach using adult learning theory.

Health Educator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective health educator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included health educator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Deliver educational presentations on topics related to sexual violence such as sexual assault, healthy relationships, healthy sexuality, masculinity, alcohol and bystander intervention
Collaborate with campus and community partners to plan and implement sexual violence education on campus
Assist with the coordination and implementation of the Sun Devil Support Network
Serve as an advisor to student organizations focused on interpersonal violence
Assist with research and evaluation of current and new programs and services
Deliver regular updates to NHSN team on project plans, development and implementation of training modules and the achievement of milestones to various
Coordinate and/or directly implement pilot programs offering coaching to employees and/or KP members
Assisting in informed decision making about overall health and life style
Developing educational modules and providing in-service for staff on disease states
Clinical oversight of Diabetes Disease Management Team

Health Educator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Health Educator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CHES, CPR, MCHES, BLS, HIV, LCSW, NBHWC, AIDS, JED, CHW

Education for Health Educator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health educator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Health Education, Public Health, Education, Religion, Health, Nursing, Social Work, Health Promotion, Allied Health, Psychology

Skills for Health Educator

Desired skills for health educator include:

Behavior change
Adult learning theory
PC applications
Adult learning
Group process theory and application
Mainframe and personal computing systems
Wellness programming and individual engagement strategies
Group process theory
Health promotion and education field

Desired experience for health educator includes:

Ideal candidate has experience in successful health promotion programs focused on tobacco cessation, stress management and weight loss/weight management
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred, or CHES-eligible
Demonstrated competency in applying evidence-based approaches to program planning, development, integration into care & evaluation
Demonstrated ability to apply cultural competence and health literacy to projects or programs for diverse communities
Familiar with using social media
Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations, and professional board standards as is related to member treatment, patient rights, and member/patient confidentiality

Health Educator Examples


Health Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a health educator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health educator
  • Develop health education goals, programs to achieve these goals, and assessment methods to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of health promotion efforts
  • Collaborate with Wellness Center, Counseling Center, Dean of Students Office, Student Life, LGBTQ Student Resource Center, residential colleges, Greek organizations, academic units and other appropriate individuals and organizations, in order to design and implement well coordinated health promotion efforts
  • Recommend university-wide health education related policies
  • Develop partnerships on and off-site for program planning and implementation
  • Translates and adapts educational visual, audio, and written wellness products and information for cultural competency and sensitivity
  • Communicates, coordinates, monitors and documents the plan of care
  • Uses age appropriate learning methods, appropriate behavioral/motivational strategies, and reinforcement techniques
  • Facilitates educational/behavioral experiences that assist the patient in achieving identified goals
  • Prepares and conducts nutritional components for the educational sessions of the Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)
  • Provides follow-up and support for program participants to determine and record outcomes
Qualifications for health educator
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist experience with complex diabetic patients preferred
  • Perinatal experience/certificaiton and program coordination experience preferred
  • Experience in managing staff and/or vendors budget preparation, inventory control
  • Associates degree or higher in nutrition, dietetics, health promotion, health education, community health, public health, exercise physiology, kinesiology or other health related field
  • Flexibility with hours, some evenings and weekends required
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects and excellent customer service skills

Health Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of health educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health educator
  • Contributes in the preparation of spreadsheets, reports, graphs, and presentations on Diabetes, wellness, and nutrition education materials and program
  • Maintains client records, referrals, files, and program attendance records in accordance with DOH guidelines
  • Other related duties as required by supervisor
  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal hours or days in the event of an emergency
  • Maintains competency as a registered nurse in clinical area
  • Independently assesses, designs, implements, and evaluates educational programs and activities for clinical focus areas
  • Participates in hospital-wide educational assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Assesses and documents competence of personnel
  • Supports integration of research into practice
  • Collaborates with others inside and outside the organization to promote professional development
Qualifications for health educator
  • Social media marketing & public relation skills
  • General knowledge of local communities surrounding Overlook Medical Center
  • Foster positive relationships within the community
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience conducting health education interventions with individuals or groups
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in an HMO setting or other health care setting
  • Demonstrated competency in multiple session, interdisciplinary curriculum and materials development, and managing multidepartment/facility projects

Health Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of health educator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health educator
  • Assumes a leadership role in clinical focus area
  • Assures appropriate documentation and record-keeping for education and competency activities
  • Be responsible for creating a campus focus on wellness, including wellness-focused climate assessment, wellness education programs and services, and disseminating wellness-related information to the community
  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate students in peer education programs
  • Responsible for Health Education budget
  • Conduct, analyze, and share results from assessment efforts, including climate assessment, programmatic assessment, and the Biennial Alcohol Report
  • Actively participate in strategic planning and innovation efforts for the Division of Student Affairs
  • Assist with Physical Fitness Assessments
  • Implement appropriate exercise prescriptions based on participant's assessment and personal goals
  • Support the daily operations of the facility, ensure proper supervision of exercise area and equipment management
Qualifications for health educator
  • Experience in data collection and statistical/survey methodology as applied to patient populations and quality improvement processes
  • Demonstrated skills in written, verbal, interpersonal communications, group leadership, facilitation, team building, coaching, problem-solving, and conflict resolution
  • Bachelor’s Degree and some volunteer work or internships required
  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, health promotion, public health, psychology or social work required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor preferred
  • Masters in Health Education or Public Health preferred

Health Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a health educator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for health educator
  • Expected Start date of September 4, 2017
  • Implement the daily operations of the nutrition, health and culinary programs as scheduled
  • Insure that program services and costs are operated within budget, report outcomes to Manager on a monthly basis
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with school administrators, community center program directors, Michigan State University Extension, and other organizations and staff to continue current programming and expand reach
  • Oversee and deliver annual pre/post program survey and evaluations, as needed
  • Oversee organization of supplies and equipment in the Demonstration Kitchen
  • Coordinate and assist with preparation of food and supplies for classes
  • Train and supervise additional staff, as needed
  • Input survey data, track and maintain data bases
  • In conjunction with Manager and Sparrow Foundation, provide support for grant applications and funding sources
Qualifications for health educator
  • Knowledge of website design and maintenance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups and individuals
  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel
  • Need Registered Dietician
  • This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS)
  • Must be able to commit to Summer 2017 through Spring 2018 (ideally)

Health Educator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a health educator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for health educator
  • Create communication materials and information articles as requested
  • Develops, implements and evaluates strategies to reduce underage and high risk drinking, and illegal drug and prescription drug abuse, according to comprehensive plan of action
  • Coordinates development of communications and social marketing dissemination to address assigned areas of student well-being
  • Implements required data collection and reporting activities with accuracy and timeliness
  • Participates in planning/ implementation teams addressing substance use and college recovery
  • Works with peer education and student organization groups to develop and implement training, supervise peer educators
  • Recruits, selects, trains and supervises peer educators, volunteers, interns, professional and student staff
  • Implements needs assessment activities with students, staff, faculty, parents and other key groups
  • Facilitates education development, training, and speakers as needed
  • Coordinate with leadership on planning, proposal development, budget, execution, maintenance of contract(s) with
Qualifications for health educator
  • Must be able to attend bi-weekly team meetings, as mentioned in the job description
  • Must be able to attend the early Summer 2017 GatorWell New Student Employee Orientation Training prior to the start of Summer 2017 semester activities (Official Date(s) TBD, but early summer)
  • Must be able to attend the GatorWell-wide Student Employee Training prior to the start of Fall 2017 semester activities (to be held on August 12th, 2017)
  • Strong interest in health and wellness
  • Ability to connect with others easily/outgoing
  • Obtain and update any incomplete patient data weekly

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