Health Educator Job Description

A health educator is a professional whose job it is to spread health education.

Individuals who work as health educators are employed in different fields.

The most obvious group is within health care.

Health educators in the health care field may work in facilities such as hospitals, clinics, or dental offices.

Other health educators may work in industries that are not necessarily dealing with health care, such as schools, childcare centers, and government agencies.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Health Educator to join our team and help us promote healthy lifestyles for our community. The ideal candidate will have a background in health education and be able to create and implement health education programs that are evidence-based and culturally relevant. If you are passionate about health education and have a desire to make a difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply today!

Health Educator Duties:

  • Provide on-site health screenings and health education sessions for employees and guests
  • Develop and distribute educational materials
  • Consult with employees on individual health issues
  • Attend staff meetings, employee meetings, and other group meetings, as well as create and deliver presentations
  • Support the coordination of activities with other department staff
  • Design and implement employee wellness programs
  • Support wellness campaigns and events
  • Perform clerical duties as needed

Health Educator Responsibilities:

  • Identify and refer patients to health education programs which will help them achieve their personal health goals
  • Provide one-on-one health education and ongoing problem-solving guidance
  • Create, implement, and evaluate patient- and peer-oriented health education programs which promote positive health behavior change
  • Provide training and mentoring to health education specialists
  • Maintain ongoing communication with patients, families, other health professionals, and organizations which support them
  • Design and implement health-related educational campaigns
  • Assist in developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems to capture data and assess program effectiveness

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, health administration, or health related field
  • 2+ years of health educator experience in a healthcare setting
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and prioritizing skills
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery models and systems, and ability to

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an organization. We are committed to building a team that is diverse and inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, , , gender expressions, and ages. We strongly encourage applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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