Health Educator

Top Job

Located in Roseburg, OR

POSITION PURPOSE:

 Develops and presents health education programs to modify current behavior and improve the health of Employees and Tribal Members. Communicates health risk factors and wellness programs and evaluates, organizes, promotes, and implements health risk reduction and wellness programs such as smoking cessation and community wellness promotion.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Direct management of education staff.


•Plans, implements, and evaluates all CCH&WC education programs and service, including, but not limited to the Diabetes, Tobacco, Exercise and general clinic education programs and grants.


•Develops and conducts health education/promotional presentations on health related topics.


•Plans and implements events and other programs including arranging for speakers, facilities, resources, and staffing.


•Serves to create awareness and educate membership about the health problems that exist for Native Americans.


•Assists in planning health fair events and activities.


•Designs and develops brochures, reports, manuals, newsletters, pamphlets, resource packets, posters, and various training materials promoting public health issues and health activities.


•Assists in publicizing various events related to the diabetes education.


•Ability to work effectively with individuals from different cultural backgrounds, including the ability to understand the behaviors of other individuals and groups, and to make appropriate recommendations.


QUALIFICATIONS:
•Knowledge of educational principles of adult learning theory, group dynamics, behavior change concepts, empowerment models, motivational interviewing techniques, learning styles and teaching strategies.


•Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences using a variety of mediums.


•Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Public Health or a related health field.


•Two years of experience in public health, preferably in a health promotion/education capacity.


•Prefer some marketing experience and experience with window based computer programs.

Express Office: Roseburg
3019 Northwest Stewart Parkway
Suite 305
Roseburg, OR 97471




Apply
LOCAL