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Community Health Educator
Ref No.: 18-05555
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/03/2018
 
Job Description:
   
  LONG TERM PROJECT WITH THE POTENTIAL TO GO PERM BASED ON THE OUTCOME OF THE TEST RUN. CONTRACT MAY BE EXTENDED PAST SIX MONTHS

DRESS CODE: Business Casual
HOURS: Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm

LOCATIONS: Candidates may be required to start at one location and then requested to transfer to another, based on the need. However, this is not a daily, weekly or perhaps even monthly change in schedule. All locations listed below are within a 30 minute commute from the other:
• 2630 NE Vivion Rd
• 9300 E Gregory Blvd
• 11830 W 75th Street
• 4701 Town Center Dr
• 13000 S US-71

Please be sure to specify which specialty background your candidate has in regards to the five needs:
• RN
• Social Work
• Nutrition/Dietetics
• Generalist

PROVIDED JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Guidance Center Health Educator, you will improve the overall health and well-being of our members and local communities by facilitating educational classes, hosting and/or moderating webinars and interacting with members one-on-one in various markets across the country. A Health Educator is also responsible for facilitating training with internal associates in assigned local markets. It's important that we have a Health Educator who is flexible and adaptable.

Assignment Capsule 
• Facilitate health education programs to Medicare members and public in assigned local Walgreens locations and Guidance Centers and communities 
• Consult with individuals on their Health and Wellness needs and provide available resources to them
• Collaborate to outline monthly activities in the assigned Guidance Centers
• Oversee marketing of Health Education programs 
• Assess learning needs and motivate individuals to make healthy changes through all available interactions
• Virtually present and/or moderate live webinars 
• Participate in ongoing content training sessions to learn new Health Education class content 
• Assist in creating and developing the Health Education content
• Travel in assigned communities to facilitate and/or attend Health Education events
• Quickly develop and maintain participant rapport in all interactions
• Communicate program data and participant feedback to Manager via detailed reporting 
• Problem-solve and develop effective solutions within a fast-paced, matrixed environment 
• Organizing and manage multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools
• Develop, grow and foster collaborative relationships with internal and external partners

Role Essentials 
• Bachelors in Health, Health Education, Nursing, Social Work, Education, or related field with >5 years' experience in effective delivery of Healthcare Education and/or Wellness programs (preferably with seniors).
• Exceptional communication skills 
• Ability to work well with diverse groups and demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity
• Previous experience in teaching, training, mentoring or facilitating
• Exceptional interpersonal, public speaking and presentations skills 
• Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow up skills
• Collaborate with various levels of the organization internally and community
• Strong technical knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
• Bi-lingual English and Spanish (Fluent in both) is a plus


Role Desirables
• CHES/MCHES certification, or the ability to obtain certification, based upon relevant education