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Job Seekers

Job Seekers

NCHEC Can Help You Hire a CHES: To assist in your search for CHES, NCHEC will post job announcements on its Web site free of charge. The only requirement is that the description must indicate that a CHES is preferred or required. Employment listings are accepted by mail, 1541 Alta Drive, Suite 303, Whitehall, PA 18052-5642; fax, (800) 813-0727; or e-mail, nchec@nchec.org.

Employers: Please allow three to five business days for job announcements to be posted.

Required Formatting for Job Announcement Submissions: Job announcements must be submitted in a Word document with only text and minimal formatting. Formatted text (bolded, underlined, italicized, hyperlinked), bulleted lists and indenting are acceptable. However, any announcements that include tables, charts, images, etc., or are submitted in a format other than a Word document will not be posted and returned to the submitter. This also includes announcements that are embedded in e-mails.

Job Postings are Listed Alphabetically by State

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Anchorage, Alaska
Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR)
Health Education Program Manager

Position Title: Health Education Program Manager

Opening for a permanent position as a Health Education Program Manager at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, Alaska.

Company Overview:
Established in 1988, Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) has earned a solid reputation in the health care staffing industry.  SHR is JCAHO certified and dedicates itself exclusively to supplying permanent civilian contracted medical professionals for Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) located in the United States. SHR has a unique medical environment, working among the very best medical professionals, and caring for our military family.

SHR services over 100 MTF sites and 15 VA clinics throughout the United States, and with over 2,500 health care professionals, SHR is the leader among organizations that provide physicians, clinical personnel, and management services to MTF sites.

Job Description:
Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a Health Education Program Manager at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, Alaska. This permanent civilian contract position offers:

  • Full Time
  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30a-4:30p
  • No Holidays or Weekends
  • Excellent Pay and Benefits
  • Supportive Team Environment

Job Requirements:
The position of Health Education Program Manager will have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Health education, Community Health Education, or Public Health
  • 3 Years Experience in Community Health Promotion Planning and Programming
  • CHES Certified or willing to obtain within 1 Year of Employment
  • BLS

Facility Description: Elmendorf Air Force Base, adjacent to the city of Anchorage, is the largest Air Force installation in Alaska and home of the Headquarters, Alaskan Command (ALCOM), Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR), Eleventh Air Force (11th AF) and the 3rd Wing. Elmendorf's mission is to support and defend U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world by providing units who are ready for worldwide air power projection and a base that is capable of meeting PACOM's theater staging and throughput requirements.

Area Benefits: Elmendorf Air Force Base is proud to be a member of the Anchorage community and our soldiers and families participate in many programs and citywide activities.  The City of Anchorage is home to more than 270,000 people and is the largest and most well known city in Alaska.  Anchorage was nominated and selected as an “All American City.”  The city has all types of wilderness to explore and sightseeing opportunities.  Anchorage has a variety of annual festivals, a large local music scene and a wide array of restaurants.  Step foot on a glacier, hike to a mountain vista or stroll along scenic trails.  Enjoy beautiful salmon filled lakes and paddle along in a sea kayak.  

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Education Program Manager position please contact:
Helen Wilbanks
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Phone:  (800) 325-3982 Ext 4151
Fax:  800-774-9083
hwilbanks@spectrumhealth.com

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Health Education Program Manager

Position Title: Health Education Program Manager

Opening for a permanent position as a Health Education Program Manager at Eielson AFB in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Company Overview:
Established in 1988, Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) has earned a solid reputation in the health care staffing industry.  SHR is JCAHO certified and dedicates itself exclusively to supplying permanent civilian contracted medical professional for Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) located in the United States. SHR has a unique medical environment, working among the very best medical professionals, and caring for our military family.

SHR services over 100 MTF sites and 15 VA clinics throughout the United States, and with over 2,500 health care professionals, SHR is the leader among organizations that provide physicians, clinical personnel, and management services to MTF sites.

Job Description:
Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a Health Education Program Manager at Eielson AFB in Fairbanks, Alaska. This permanent civilian contract position offers:

  • Full Time
  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30a-4:30p
  • No Holidays or Weekends
  • Excellent Pay and Benefits
  • Supportive Team Environment

Job Requirements:
The position of Health Education Program Manager will have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Health education, Community Health Education, or Public Health
  • 3 Years Experience in Community Health Promotion Planning and Programming
  • CHES Certified or willing to obtain within 1 Year of Employment
  • BLS

Facility Description: Eielson Air Force Base is located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. It is part of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area'. As of the 2000 census, the population of the base is 5,400. The base is named for polar pilot Carl Eielson. The base is home to the 354th Fighter Wing which reports to the U.S. Pacific Air Forces and flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The 354th Medical Group provides healthcare to the AFB, and was recognized as the top performing military treatment facility in the medium-sized clinic category at the annual Military Health System Conference in February, 2008.

Area Benefits: Eielson AFB is 23 miles south of Fairbanks. It is the largest city in the Interior region of Alaska, and second largest in the state. The city has an estimated population of 32,000 residents. Fairbanks is located in the heart of Alaska's Interior, the landscape of the Interior features small waterfalls, huge mountains, hot springs, flat treeless tundra’s, glaciers, and more. Its central location makes it the focal point for the tiny villages scattered throughout the surrounding wilderness.  The AFB has a bulletin that contains information about some of the outdoor activities Alaska has to offer, such as: trapping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking, current natural resources projects, and cross-country skiing.  

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Education Program Manager position please contact:
Helen Wilbanks
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Phone:  (800) 325-3982 Ext 4151
Fax:  800-774-9083
hwilbanks@spectrumhealth.com

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San Francisco, California
Prevent Blindness Northern California
Coordinator of Vision Health Education

Prevent Blindness Northern California (PBNC), an affiliate of Prevent Blindness America, is a 42-year old nonprofit organization providing adult and preschool vision screening, public and professional education classes, and information/referral services from the Oregon border south to and including Kings County, with the main office located in San Francisco and a field office in Redding.  PBNC is funded through foundation and corporate grants, bequests, individual donations and special events.  The operating organization consists of the Chief Executive Officer, 6 staff members and over 500 program volunteer members throughout the territory. 

Coordinator of Vision Health Education

The Coordinator of Vision Health Education is responsible for: 1) Providing vision screening education and certification for the Northern California Child Health and Disability Prevention program (CHDP), Head Start & Healthy Start programs, university programs, and other public health agencies; 2) Providing support for PBNC’s Adults’ Vision Screening program; 3) Providing educational content for our newsletters and review of medical/statistical information to assist in program evaluation.  A Certified Health Education Specialist is preferred.

PBNC is entering a pivotal and exciting time as we look toward broadening and deepening our already significant impact in northern California.  We are seeking a candidate to not only fulfill the specific responsibilities of Vision Health Education, but to also join our team as a non-profit manager with the opportunity to influence the growth of our organization, including: 

  • Assist with strategic planning
  • Development of new screening programs, including budgeting and funding
  • Work with the Board of Directors on committees
  • Help forge alliances with other agencies

Job Specifications

1)  COA, COT, COMT, RN, or VN to coordinate and teach classes on Preschool Vision Screening to nurses, vocational nurses, medical assistants and other personnel performing preschool vision screening.  We can provide the education for ophthalmic certification for the right candidate.
2)  CA Drivers License, car, auto insurance required
3)  Bilingual English/Spanish speaking skills preferred but not required
4)  Experience in vision screening preferred but not required
5)  40 hours a week; competitive salary; flexible scheduling with generous vacation, health and retirement benefits   

Responsibilities

1) Schedule PBNC’s Professional Education Classes on Preschool Vision Screening with various federal, state and local agencies.  Travel throughout northern California to instruct on theory and practicum, which may include overnight stays depending upon location
2)  Work with Program Director to coordinate and administer vision screening education/clinical program for participating universities
3)  Work with PBNC staff and Board in our Adults’ Vision Screening and Education program
4)  Attend staff and board meetings

For more information, please contact April Nakayoshi, Program Director, at 800-338-3041
Prevent Blindness Northern California
1388 Sutter Street, Suite 408
San Francisco, CA  94109
Phone: (415) 567-7500  Fax: (415) 567-7600
Toll Free (No. Calif.) (800) 338-3041
Web Site: www.EyeInfo.org
E-Mail:SavingSight@eyeinfo.org {123108}

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San Diego, CA
American Specialty Health, Inc (ASH)
Health Coach I

American Specialty Health, Incorporated (ASH)

2008 One of the 15 Fittest Companies in America—Men’s Fitness
2008 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles, Gold—National Business Group on Health
2006 Best Places to Work—San Diego Business Journal and San Diego Magazine
ASH is one of the nation’s premier personal health improvement organizations, providing specialty benefit programs, fitness programs, health coaching and incentives, Internet solutions, and worksite wellness programs to health plans, insurance carriers, employer groups, and trust funds nationwide.
Based in San Diego, ASH has over 680 employees and covers 15.3 million members in specialty network management, fitness, and wellness and prevention programs.

Due to growth and the high demand for our Healthyroads health coaching services, we are seeking qualified and passionate Health Coach I’s for our Healthyroads Department! 
This position is responsible for providing phone-based education and support to members utilizing the Healthyroads program. This position involves providing support and coaching to members, assessing the member’s health-related goals and working with the member to develop a plan to reach those goals.

Health Coach I: Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field (e.g. psychology, health education, exercise science, nutrition) with or without additional job-related and company approved certifications (e.g. in health education, coaching, nutrition, exercise or mind body).  Certified Health Education Specialist certification strongly preferred.  Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a supportive client-focused environment for behavior change.  Coaching or teaching experience a plus. 

Qualified applicants will also posses excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to provide superior customer service and maintain cooperative working relationships; strong organizational and time management skills; and the ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.  Applicants should be passionate about educating and helping others to make positive behavioral changes.

Full time available; excellent benefits for all shifts!  Full time shifts: 6:00am-3:00pm or10:00am-7:00pm. Opportunities to work at downtown San Diego & El Cajon locations.

From our corporate-casual dress code, which includes jean and sneakers, to paid vacation and holidays to company-sponsored social activities, ASH provides excellent benefits and incentives.  Some of the many benefits offered by ASH include:

  • Paid Time Off: vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Benefits include medical, dental, and vision; chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy and dietetic counseling coverage with medical plan
  • 401(k) savings and retirement plan
  • An onsite fitness center and discounted local gym memberships
  • Healthy vending machines stocked with snacks approved by RDs and subsidized by ASH
  • Sports sponsorships
  • Wellness fairs
  • Walking challenges
  • A wellness committee in which employees meet to brainstorm on a variety of health and wellness activities for employees
  • Eleven paid holidays plus Floating Holiday
  • Parking and public transportation reimbursement for downtown locationTuition reimbursement
  • Exercise rewards programs (cash rewards for workouts)
  • An annual “Get Healthy!” award for an employee who achieves a significant wellness goal
  • Onsite health education series
  • Run/Walk clubs & Tai Chi club
  • A holiday weight management challenge
  • A “Weekend Warrior” club—for employees to meet outside of work for fitness activities

E-mail resume with position title and salary requirements to: hr@ASHN.com
Visit us online at www.ashcompanies.com.
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Stamford, CT
Take Care Health Systems
Wellness Coordinator

Take Care Health Systems, the platform of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, is an innovative organization that provides the American workforce with the benefits of improved wellness and preventive care.  We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies.

We have an opening for a Full Time Wellness Coordinator in Stamford, CT.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in promotion, coordination and implementation of a C. Everett Koop Award winning company-wide wellness program
• Promote, implement and evaluate workshops/presentations
• Participate in the design and/or delivery of an overall strategic plan
• Assist in the coordination and integration with other departments such as health services, fitness, safety, ergonomics, food services, etc.
• Develop program marketing material
Requirements:
• Bachelor or a graduate degree in public health, health education, community health, health promotion, or a related discipline.
• CHES, Wellness Coach or other related wellness certification is preferred
• Highly motivated, self-starter, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Strong organizational skills, with a proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
• Working knowledge of Microsoft® Office programs including Word, Excel, and Power Point

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, visit www.takecareemployersolutions.com Click on the 'Working Here' section of our website today. Keyword: 09-0272

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Orlando, FL
Cigna
Onsite - Health Counselor/Advocate

At CIGNA, we are committed to providing our customers with employee benefits, expertise and services that improve the health, well-being and productivity of their employees.   CIGNA's people are the key to our success in a changing and increasingly competitive marketplace.   The collective skills, behaviors and work experiences of all CIGNA employees enable us to make a real difference in the lives of our members.  We seek the most talented and creative minds in the industry to develop innovative solutions our customers value and consumers expect.
This position is responsible for providing onsite support at individual customer sites for employees/participants who are seeking to be or are already engaged in their organizations health management program. The Onsite Health Counselor will provide one-to-one education and referrals to employer-sponsored programs, available and appropriate health advocacy programs through CIGNA and community-based resources, as appropriate.  The Onsite Health Counselor will assist eligible participants in onsite HRA completion during biometric screenings and provide a brief feedback session on their HRA results. Additionally, the Onsite Health Counselor will complement the team of telephonic Health Counselors in preparing participants for their first telephonic interaction with the Health Counselor. The Onsite Health Counselor will also facilitate connectivity to their Health Counselor and more thoroughly explain each step in the process of becoming engaged in their health management program.

Duties/Responsibilities:

The Onsite Health Counselor will work closely with Health Education Consultant, Health Counselor operations team, other CIGNA team members and customer wellness committee (key stakeholders) in meeting the organization’s health management goals.

Additionally he/she will:
Work closely with Health Education Consultant and customer in evaluating present health management program and assists in formulating plan for future programming.
Work closely with Health Counselor operations team.
Provide onsite face-to-face employee support and education.
Assist in the identification of members health advocacy needs.
Utilize motivational interviewing and engagement strategies to support overall health and wellness of employees.
Educate and refer members on available health resources and CIGNA Medical Management programs.
Provide onsite support to members in order to help them identify a need for behavior change to improve health status, reduce health risks and improve quality of life.
Educate members about the availability of decision support where multiple treatment options are available.
Follow up with employees to ensure that program connectivity has been achieved and assess for educational and/or program referral needs.
Document interactions and interventions as directed.
Consult with other onsite health and wellness resources to ensure employees global health needs are being addressed.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated experience and ability in providing superior customer service to organizations and individuals
Working knowledge of wellness programming and individual engagement strategies
Thorough knowledge and understanding of behavior change theories and their application
Proven administrative abilities with strong computer and software application skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
Demonstrated ability to set priorities
A high energy level and excellent written and oral communication skills are essential
Proven ability to maintain confidentiality
Passion for health improvement of members
Self-directness and the ability succeed in an independent role
Ability and willingness to travel between customer work sites

Qualifications:

Minimum of 3-5 years experience in health and wellness field
CHES preferred
Bachelors degree in health education, health promotion, or related field preferred
Experience with direct member communication (written and verbal)
Experience in health education and wellness coaching preferred
Experience conducting educational and support groups preferred
Positive role model in demonstrating healthy behaviors
Please apply on line at www.cigna.com under job id#62107 and you can email your resume to janna.trevino@cigna.com

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Carbondale, IL
HealthFitness
Health Promotion Coordinator/Health Coach

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a Health Promotion Coordinator/Health Coach at our client site in Carbondale, IL.  This position will play an integral role in the development and delivery of programming for the main campus as well as 4 additional locations. 

SUMMARY
The Health Promotion Coordinator position is responsible for the planning, coordination and delivery of health promotion activities throughout their geographical area of responsibility to facilitate behavior change, maximize engagement and outcomes, and customer satisfaction. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the business planning and health promotion/wellness intervention process.
  • Coordinates the planning and delivery of regional wellness programs including health awareness and educational campaigns, behavior change programs, health assessments and health screenings at all designated client locations; continually evaluates and enhances program delivery channels through the network.
  • Interacts directly with client employees approximately 50% of the time; facilitates individual and group behavior change programs including health improvement programs, one-on-one health coaching, and meeting presentations.
  • Leads and proactively contributes to the wellness committee meetings; acquires program buy-in and support through all levels of the organization.
  • Promotes and markets the wellness program effectively to target populations by utilizing existing resources.
  • Integrates effectively and seamlessly with client health partners including safety and other employee health-related departments.  Participates in partner meetings to maximize program exposure.
  • Collects and evaluates appropriate program data to support the ROI process; manages and reports data for their geographic area.
  • Maintains accurate records and ensure confidentiality of data collected through the health assessment, on-site screenings and health promotion activities. 
  • Contributes to creating outcomes focused management reports based on the identified business plan goals and objectives.
  • Represents HealthFitness in client sponsored events and activities as applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  •  

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health promotion or related field.
  • Three or more years experience in delivery and coordination of health promotion programs, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Health Coaching certification strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in the areas of data collection, data analysis, and outcomes reporting in regards to health risk and status.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required; CHES certification preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill in program development, implementation, marketing and promotion.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, leadership and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook; PowerPoint and Access strongly preferred.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time (local and regional) including limited overnight travel.
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail.

ABOUT HealthFitness

HealthFitness is the leading provider of employee health improvement services to Fortune 500 companies, the health care industry and individual customers.  HealthFitness serves more than 300 clients globally via on-site management and remotely via Web and telephonic services.  HealthFitness employs more than 3,000 health and fitness professionals in national and international locations who are committed to the company’s mission of “improving the health and well-being of the people we serve.”  For more information on HealthFitness, visit www.hfit.com

HOW TO CONTACT US

The success of HealthFitness is dependent on the quality and service provided by our employees. As such, HealthFitness’ commitment to our associates is exemplified by one of the best combined compensation and benefits packages in the industry. If you are interested in a career with HealthFitness, please apply directly at: https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?version=1&company_id=15808.  If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096. For more information on HealthFitness, please visit our website www.hfit.com. {031009}

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Lisle, Illinois
Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA)
Health Risk Management Service Coordinator

The Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) is a public entity risk pool located in Lisle, Illinois - approximately 30 miles west of Chicago.  We seek an enthusiastic, skilled professional with excellent organization and communication skills to assist in the coordination and delivery of wellness programs to our 80 participating member employers and 1,700 covered employee participants.

The ideal candidate should be available an average of 20 hours per week for nine months of the year.  Candidate must be available for early morning hours five days per week for four months of the year for the delivery of the Health Risk Assessment program. 

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assist in the administration and delivery of the Health Risk Assessment program, including biometric screenings, to multiple member locations
  • Assist in the development, administration, and delivery of semi-annual healthy lifestyle competitions
  • Coordinate and / or conduct employee wellness programs
  • Maintain and update health and wellness resources on website
  • Compose articles for quarterly newsletters
  • Develop a network of community wellness resources
  • Educate decision makers at member agencies on the benefits of wellness programs in order to achieve support in changing the culture of their worksite

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of employee health promotion principles and practices
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills in order to deal effectively with a wide variety of internal and external contacts
  • 2 years of experience in the development,  implementation, and management of employee wellness initiatives
  • Bachelors Degree in related field preferred
  • Strong project planning and execution skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) designation a plus
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Normal, IL
Student Health Services at Illinois State University
Associate Director of Health Promotion

Associate Director of Health Promotion
Student Health Services at Illinois State University is seeking qualified applicants for the Associate Director of Health Promotion position.  In accordance with the Student Health Services (SHS) mission, the Associate Director for Health Promotion will provide overall direction and management of the Illinois State Student Health Services Health Promotion program (HPO).  The Associate Director will maintain support for and a high profile and awareness of health-related issues and prevention efforts on campus by delivering cost-effective, evidence-based, data-driven programs that are based on relevant, measurable and practical health and learning outcomes which  have a high likelihood of achieving measurable improvements in health behaviors and status and/or enhanced academic performance. The incumbent is committed to fulfill the mission of the University and Student Health Services by actively working with other campus/community units to facilitate the development of coordinated campus health promotion programs.  Applicant must possess a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification or be eligible and with clear intent to become certified.  For a complete description and to ensure consideration please apply no later than March 5, 2009 at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
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Louisville, KY
SHPS
Health Educator II - Tobacco Cessation Specialist

“SHPS is a leading, independent provider of integrated health solutions that improve personal health and reduce spending. By integrating traditional health management and benefits administration services, SHPS delivers people-centric solutions that empower individuals to make wise healthcare choices. It serves large and mid-sized employers, government agencies, and third-party administrators through the company’s Carewise® Health, Landacorp, and SHPS brands."

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE
Health Educator II – Tobacco Cessation Specialist

DEPARTMENT NAME
Wellness

DEPT. NUMBER

DATE
January 2009

GRADE LEVEL
 TBD

JOB CODE

 

GOAL

 

Tobacco Cessation Specialist provides participant-focused behavior change services via the telephone to support participants’ process to quit tobacco use. This position is responsible for assessing, designing, planning and evaluating activities that help improve the health of individuals.  The health educator will provide information to individuals in an effort to promote, maintain and improve their health.  The health educator is responsible for collecting and analyzing health risk to collaborate with each participant in designing a preventative plan to meet the health and lifestyle needs of the participant. The main objective of the health educator is to prevent the onset of disease and promote healthy lifestyle changes through increasing knowledge and behavior change in each member.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  (Tasks & Duties)

  • Consults with physicians and staff regarding health education and behavior change.
  • Perform telephonic at-risk health education based on participants’ completed health risk assessment and health/lifestyle priorities.
  • Ability to create a personal health vision for each participant.
  • Complete participant-focuses interventions to move participants along the change continuum to quit tobacco use.
  • Perform engagement process to motivate wellness program member to engage in telephonic coaching program. 
  • Perform engagement process for at-risk chronic condition individuals to engage in disease management or case management program and ability to articulate the need for additional health care team members.
  • Act as the member’s advocate in order to coordinate services that can help the member’s health.
  • Communicate effectively the need for specific programs and interventions for individuals based on health status and readiness to change.
  • Performs scheduling of appointments for members.
  • Manage overflow calls for incoming calls, assist member as needed or set-up cases as applicable.
  • Conducts pre-appointment calls for verification appointments.
  • Provide assessment of at-risk members and referral to appropriate resources and programs.
  • Perform telephonic at-risk health education based on participants’ completed health risk assessment and lifestyle priorities.
  • Provide assessment of quality of life, health care utilization, health behaviors, factors that influence health behaviors and motivation to improve health status.
  • Provide awareness of program eligibility and benefits.
  • Assist participants’ progress through the stages of change for at-risk behaviors by use of behavior change methodologies.
  • Understanding of addiction, nicotine replacement therapies, tobacco cessation resources.
  • Improve the health lifestyle behaviors/habits and overall health status of participants.
  • Provide supplemental health materials to improve the member’s lifestyle behaviors and habits.
  • Assist participants’ progress through the development of goals, actions plans and relapse prevention plan to meet their lifestyle and health needs.
  • Distinguish and identify between the behaviors that hinder the well-being of the individual.
  • Motivate individuals to take responsibility for self-management of their health.
  • Develop and Conduct evaluation of member for each counseling session to determine current status and effectiveness of the strategies and interventions in achieving proposed outcomes and goals.
  • Monitors performance and Mentors Health Educator I staff.

 

EDUCATION/EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE
Minimum formal academic education or equivalent experience required

  • A Bachelor’s or Masters degree in health-related discipline: Health Education, Public Health, Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, and Exercise Physiologist. 
  • Three (3) years of experience in tobacco cessation services.
  • Three (3) years of experience in group, individual and/or telephonic counseling for lifestyle or clinical conditions.  Specific experience in tobacco cessation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacotherapy support. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior change methodologies, adult learning, individual process theory and application.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply the Theories of Behavior Modification: Health Belief Model, Transtheoretical Model, Motivational Interviewing, Social Cognitive Model, Theory of Reasoned Action and Relapse Prevention Model.

 

INTERFACE
Typical departments or functions this position interacts regularly with

  • Client Services, IT, Clients, Operations, HR, Facilities, Finance, Legal, Marketing & Communications

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITES

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current health education practices and behavior change methodologies. 
  • Knowledge of and Ability to apply Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Stages of Change Model, Motivational Interviewing, Health Belief Model, Social Cognitive Model, Theory of Reasoned Action and Relapse Prevention Model.
  • Skills in utilization of basic computer software applications.
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written material.
  • Demonstrated high-level communication and active listening skills.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve and work with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work in a productive environment that requires all work to be completed via the phone.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Self direction and initiative to achieve team and individual goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to attend to detail and follow through on tasks.

 

Special Requirements:  (Licenses, certifications, etc. required) 

  • Preferred certification in CHES (Certified Health Educator Specialist) or certification/license directly related to their undergraduate/graduate field of study. 
  • Preferred certification in Tobacco Treatment and/or Quit Smoking Facilitator

Minimum number of FTE Direct Reports: 0

SHPS job descriptions are intended as a brief summary and are not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of an employee. 

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Boston, MA
Massachusetts General Hospital
Health Educator

Founded in 1811 and admitting its first patients in 1821, Massachusetts General Hospital is the third-oldest hospital in the country, and the oldest and largest in New England. Throughout its 180 year history, MGH has been on the cutting-edge of healthcare.

And as a world-renowned hospital, MGH is consistently ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report. With a $200 million annual research budget and an affiliation with Harvard Medical School, we’re focusing on the future of innovative patient care with a personalized touch. A career with MGH means you’ll be part of a rich line of history, and an integral part of ensuring that our success continues.

Our main campus is an 907-bed facility treating more than 35,000 inpatients annually, with over 1 million visits from outpatient programs and numerous satellite health centers located in the Back Bay, North End, Charlestown, Chelsea and Revere. Our mission - to provide the highest quality care to individuals and the community, to advance care through excellence in biomedical research, and to educate future academic and practice leaders of the healthcare professions - is backed by the most dedicated and driven professionals in our industry.
We offer a fast-paced and challenging environment, where a commitment to the patient congregates all areas and divisions to provide a positive, supportive and inviting environment. At MGH, you’ll find that everyone plays a critical role in our ongoing success. And most of all, you’ll find a proud group of people just like you, dedicated to each and every person that walks through our door.

Responsibilities 

Provides specialized knowledge and skill in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health education and/or clinical training programs based on individual and/or group needs.  Develops and maintains consumer health information systems resources as well as material supply systems for a busy consumer health information library.  Manages data for program evaluation and develops annual report for dissemination.  Functions as a liason with other health libraries to assure good communication and effective exchange of strategies. 

Requirements 

Bachelor's degree in a related field (Health Education, Health Promotion as examples) with 3-5 years of experience related to the responsibilities specified is required.  Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) required.

Knowledge of health education programs, policies and trends.  Ability to design, prepare, deliver and evaluate programs.  Ability to conduct reference and literature searches.  Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes and available resources.  Skill in using personal computer, software applications, and internet.  Ability to compile data, analyze information, and produce reports.  Skill in materials management, use of database, supply, inventory, and ordering of materials.  knowledge of current and developing trends in area of professional expertise. 
 
Please apply to our website at www.mghcareers.org

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Minneapolis, MN
Health Fitness
Manager, Health Coaching

HealthFitness has an excellent opportunity for a Manager with responsibility for the operations of our large and fast growing health advisor and health coaching call center.

Responsibilities

Located at the HealthFitness Corporate Office in Bloomington, MN, this key position is responsible for managing the operations and delivery of our telephonic and web-based health advising and health coaching programs.  Primary areas of responsibility include hiring, training and managing 50+ professional staff; business and process management of the call center; developing and monitoring a quality assurance program; program and outcomes reporting; identifying needs & contributing to the continuous development of health education and behavior change program content. 

Requirements

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Master’s Degree preferred); a minimum of 7 years industry or health-related experience; 5 or more years experience managing a large staff, preferably in a call center environment; and strong business management skills. Additional requirements include computer proficiency, and strong communication and presentation skills. Additional preferred experience includes 5 or more years health coaching experience and a comprehensive knowledge of behavior change and health education programs.  CHES certification a plus.

How to Apply

HealthFitness offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and dynamic work environment. If you are interested in growing professionally with an innovative, fast-paced industry leader, we invite you to explore this excellent opportunity.  Please apply directly on-line at https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?version=1&company_id=15808.  If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096. For more information on HealthFitness, please visit our website www.hfit.com.
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Minneapolis, MN
Health Fitness
Health Advisors

HealthFitness has a number of opportunities for temporary full-time and part-time Health Advisors.  The positions are available beginning April 13, 2009 and are expected to last through June/July 2009.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Health Advisor is a member of a call center whose primary responsibility will be to perform telephonic outreach calls to individuals completing a Health Assessment and/or biometric screening event. The Health Advisor performs mainly telephonic health education with up to 10-20% travel to assist with HealthFitness biometric screening events. During the advising session the advisor will assess participants' readiness to change using the Stages of Change Model, enrolls participants in lifestyle behavior change coaching programs, and refers participants to external health improvement resources. Additional responsibilities include ongoing development of current health education practices and other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in a Health related discipline; excellent telephonic communication skills; strong customer service skills; and attention to detail.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current health education practices and guidelines, and the ability to apply the principals of Prochaska and DiClemente's Stages of Change Model.
  • Prior experience with health education, health risk and needs assessment, and Spanish speaking is preferred.
  • Ability to work two evenings per week and one Saturday every other month.
  • CHES certification a plus.

ABOUT Health Fitness

HealthFitness is the leading provider of employee health improvement services to Fortune 500 companies, the health care industry and individual customers.  HealthFitness serves more than 300 clients globally via on-site management and remotely via Web and telephonic services.  HealthFitness employs more than 3,000 health and fitness professionals in national and international locations who are committed to the company’s mission of “improving the health and well-being of the people we serve.”  For more information on HealthFitness, visit www.hfit.com

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you are interested in a career with HealthFitness, please apply directly at: https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?version=1&company_id=15808 .  If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096. For more information on HealthFitness, please visit our website www.hfit.com.

HealthFitness  ·  1650 West 82nd Street, Suite 1100  ·  Minneapolis, MN  55431
www.hfit.com
Equal Opportunity Employer

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Winona, MN
Winona State University
Health Education

POSITION: Health Education

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled; Review begins 1/20/09
                                                                                           
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: 3 Year; Fixed-Term 

SALARY: Commensurate w/Experience
                                                 
RANK/TITLE: Instructor

APPOINTMENT DATE: Fall, 2009

RESPONSIBILITIES:    Instruct upper division courses in Health Education/Pedagogy and Exercise Science as assigned by HERS Department.  Participate in HERS Department activities and initiatives.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  M.S. in Health Education/Pedagogy or Health Science/Promotion; CHES preferred.

NOTE:  Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees which can be found at: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/ifo0709.pdf "

 Winona State University:  The mission of Winona State University is to educate and enlighten our citizenry at a distinctive institution:  a community of learners improving our world.  As an emerging leader in education for the 21st century, Winona State University is committed to creating an environment to learn differently, work together differently, and make differences in our world.  Located in the beautiful bluff country of the Mississippi River Valley, the Winona campus is largely residential and primarily services a traditional student age population, while the Rochester campus serves primarily non-traditional students.  Commonly held principles help Winona State University prepare undergraduate and graduate students on both campuses.  We value differences and work collaboratively, continuing a legacy of a century-and-a-half of service.

 

POSITION AVAILABLE PENDING BUDGETARY APPROVAL
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APPLICATION INFORMATION:   Please submit the following materials:  1) A cover letter addressing how you meet the responsibilities and qualifications in the order listed above; 2) Resume; 3) Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); and 4) a list of at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.

                                                        
*Persons writing letters of reference should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such letters available to applicants upon request.

 APPLY TO: HERS Health Educations Search, Affirmative Action Office, Winona State University, P.O. Box 5838, Winona, MN 55987; 507-457-5008 (Office); 507-457-22415 (Fax); rdelong@winona.edu (E-mail); www.winona.edu/humanresources (Website).

 NOTICE:  In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business, whether using a personal, rental or state vehicle, shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
An equal opportunity educator and employer. 
Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Missoula, Montana
University of Montana
Director of the Western Montana Area Health Education Center

The University of Montana-Missoula seeks applications for a dynamic and detail oriented individual to serve as the Director of the Western Montana Area Health Education Center (WMT-AHEC).  This position reports directly to the Dean of the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences.

WMT-AHEC is a grant funded government program that focuses on:
1.    Recruiting pre-college students to health careers.
2.    Recruiting professionals to rural, underserved communities.
3.    Connecting communities to better health.

The WMT-AHEC Director’s responsibilities include:
•    Administering and managing the overall operation of the WMT-AHEC including budget/finances, staff recruitment and development, contract negotiation and management, program priorities/coordination and institutional/public relations.
•    Providing appropriate and necessary documentation and reports concerning WMT-AHEC.
•    Preparing and administering the primary and ancillary budgets:  supervising proper record keeping and implementing fiscal policies in keeping with University requirements.
•    Developing and implementing a strategic long-range plan for continuous fiscal support of WMT-AHEC.  Identifying funding opportunities, creating extra-mural funding proposals, and managing successful grant awards.
•    Advancing WMT-AHEC’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism among the staff, and with community outreach, relevant programs, goals, and activities.
•    Serving as the primary liaison and advocate for the AHEC with various health care provider constituencies, associations, academic institutions, and state/federal agencies; coordinating all activities related to public information concerning WMT-AHEC.
•    Serving as primary liaison with the WMT-AHEC Advisory Board.
•    Attending and participating in state, regional and national meetings and conferences as appropriate, including the WWAMI Regional Partnership and the National AHEC Organization.
•    Providing guidance, leadership, and vision in developing collaborative and innovative programs to meet the mission of WMT-AHEC.

Successful candidates for this position will meet the following qualifications:
•    Bachelors Degree and five (5) years experience in a health related field such as health policy, administration, continuing education, adult education or a terminal health profession degree, and at least three (3) years of relevant administrative experience.  A Masters Degree is preferred.
•    Demonstrated ability to write grants and secure funding from external sources.  Three (3) years experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of health care/professions related educational programs.
•    Familiarity with community development techniques, technical assistance, and evaluation related to rural and underserved communities and health systems.
•    Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with multicultural health care environments and with diverse populations and constituencies.
•    Health care administrative experience and preferably work experience in rural health care systems.
•    Expertise in a variety of education delivery modes, including telecommunications and delivery of educational programs to adult and non-traditional learners.
•    Experience in community development, health professions education and training, or provision of health systems related technical assistance.
•   CHES is preferred or required.

Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and email addresses of three (3) professional references who will be contacted only after the candidate is notified.

Please send application materials by February 16, 2009 to:

Jenny Wilson
Office of the Dean
College of Health Professions
And Biomedical Sciences
Skaggs Building 340
Missoula, MT 59812

Electronic submissions in MSWord or PDF format are encouraged and should be sent to:  jenny.wilson@umontana.edu

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Bronx, New York
Montefiore Medical Group
Health Educator

Location:

Montefiore Medical Group
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx,  NY 10467
http://www.montefiore.org/

Responsibilities:      

  • Assess educational needs and resources of population.
  • Develop curricula for disease or condition specific education, support groups for patients and assist staff in each unit to carry out.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate community outreach and educational programming.
  • Provide and coordinate in-services on various diseases and conditions, health topics to staff.
  • Coordinate and provide various disease and condition topic specific programs via lectures, workshops, and demonstrations.
  • Coordinate efforts with clinical and non-clinical staff for the development and organization of educational sessions within clinical areas.
  • Compute and correlate statistics for various regulatory agencies’ reports and logs for evaluation and quality improvement purposes.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s prepared in Health education, Public Health, or allied health field.  
  • Certification as a Health Education Specialist required within 6 months of hire.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Experience with a culturally diverse and low literacy populations.

Application Procedures :
*           Submit resume to patienteducation@montefiore.org and put in the subject line: Health Educator.
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Raleigh, NC
YWCA of the Greater Triangle, Inc
Wellness Program Assistant/p>

Job Title:                    Wellness Program Assistant                                                  
Function:                   Assists with the implementation of wellness program services.  May be assigned to a specific program area.
Classifications:               X    Non-exempt                    X     Regular Part-time
Posting Date:            March 4, 2009                         Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

We value each employee’s commitment and contribution to our Mission to eliminate racism and empower women.  Our expectations are that every employee will actively look for ways to incorporate our Mission into the programs, projects or assignments they are given.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the implementation of wellness program activities at designated sites in accordance with overall objectives of assigned program area. 
  • Assist with recruitment, scheduling and follow-up of participants.
  • Complete participant in-take forms and maintain accurate records and files of program participation and related activities while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Assist with collection, preparation and submission of data for progress reports and program evaluations.
  • Serve as positive role model for participants. 
  • Communicate with participants in matters related to the program.
  • Promote the program by working cooperatively with agencies and community organizations.
  • Attend staff meetings, training workshops, and seminars as designated.
  • Willingness and interest to work some evenings and weekends.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:           Directly accountable to and supervised by the Wellness Program Specialist.         

                       
Qualifications:

Minimum:      

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience in human service field.
  • Well organized, exceptional attention to detail, and comfortable working under tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and sound judgment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work with and relate to program participants. 
  • Ability to work independently and perform multiple tasks.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products including (Access, Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Sensitive to the needs of diverse populations
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work, a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record.
  • Personal vehicle use is required for occasional travel throughout the Triangle region with mileage reimbursement.
  • Must be flexible regarding work hours and/or YWCA locations.
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.

                                   
Preferred:                 

  • Experience working in a medical office, community health, or public health setting.
  • Experience with database design and management.
  • Knowledge of community health promotion and disease prevention, especially breast health and/or HIV/AIDS.
  • Experience in health education, program recruitment, or program implementation.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • CHES preferred.

 

The YWCA is a women’s membership movement dedicated to
eliminating racism and empowering women.

The YWCA promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.
The YWCA of the Greater Triangle is an equal opportunity employer.


About the YWCA:

The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in 300 local associations in the United States.  More important than the numbers is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide supportive places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and work to improve women's rights and civil rights through dialogue, action, and advocacy. 

Locally, the YWCA has provided vital programs and services for 85 years to help area women and their families live healthy and productive lives. Women and their families come to us in times of crisis and transition. They come for financial counseling and job training. They come for childcare. They come for health and fitness. They come for a variety of reasons and they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives

To Apply:  Submit completed YWCA employment application (download at http://ywcatriangle.org/pdf/Job_Application.pdf), resume, and cover letter including salary requirements and three professional references to Director of Wellness Programs, YWCA of the Greater Triangle, 4940 Capital Blvd., Ste. H, Raleigh, NC  27616, fax to 919-235-3343, or email to kwaite@ywcatriangle.org.
 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Raleigh, NC
YWCA of the Greater Triangle, Inc
Older Adult Services Program Specialist

Job Title:                    Older Adult Services Program Specialist                                          
Function:                   Coordinate and implement programs and services to enable older adults to live independently in the community.
Classifications:              X     Non-Exempt                   X     Regular Full-Time     
Posting Date:            March 4, 2009                         Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
           

We value each employee’s commitment and contribution to our Mission to eliminate racism and empower women.  Our expectations are that every employee will actively look for ways to incorporate our Mission into the programs, projects or assignments they are given.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with organizing and implementing Older Adult programs, services and special events based on participant interest and community need in accordance with program goals and objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with partners including local agencies, community groups, community service providers, county agencies and other organizations to reach target population.
  • Assist with planning and coordinating workshops and classes to help participants identify and access resources in the community.
  • Implement a variety social, recreational and enrichment activities for older adults.
  • Promote programs and recruit older adults to the programs.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the Older Adults programs, including leading programs at an off-site location in the community.
  • Assist with organizing and implementing programs and services to support caregivers of older adults.
  • Monitor safety and risk factors of all Older Adult program participants to ensure the safety of program participants and maintain confidentiality.
  • Develop and implement outcome measurement tools to document and evaluate benefits of programs to participants.
  • Continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of service and program delivery methods and procedures, identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Older Adults Program Manager.
  • Coordinate daily transportation schedule.
  • Assist with daily meal service.
  • Provide direct service in accordance with individual program needs, budget and/or direction from Older Adult Services Program Manager.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the fields of older adults, caregiver support and program planning.
  • Assist with administrative tasks necessary to implement Older Adult programming (handbooks, forms/documents, schedules, etc…).
  • Assist with maintaining accurate participant records, preparing a variety of monthly and quarterly reports on program activities and operations, and gather statistical data as needed and/or requested.
  • Provide direction to volunteers to assist with wellness programming and services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:           Accountable to and supervised by the Older Adult Services Program Manager.

Qualifications:

Minimum:                  

  • Associate’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of older adult services programming and community outreach to underserved populations. 
  • Knowledge of community agencies and other outside resources available to clients.
  • Ability to follow through with directions.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products including (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated initiative and sound judgment.
  • Sensitive to the needs of diverse populations.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends) and locations.
  • Experience working with low-resource individuals and communities.
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work, a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record.
  • Sensitive to the needs of diverse populations.
  • Commitment to the mission of the YWCA.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid North Carolina drivers license.

                                                                       
Preferred:                  Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
                                    Bilingual in English and Spanish.
                                    CHES preferred.
                                   


 

The YWCA is a women’s membership movement dedicated to
eliminating racism and empowering women.

The YWCA promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.

The YWCA of the Greater Triangle is an equal opportunity employer.

 

About the YWCA:

The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in 300 local associations in the United States.  More important than the numbers is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide supportive places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and work to improve women's rights and civil rights through dialogue, action, and advocacy. 

Locally, the YWCA has provided vital programs and services for 85 years to help area women and their families live healthy and productive lives. Women and their families come to us in times of crisis and transition. They come for financial counseling and job training. They come for childcare. They come for health and fitness. They come for a variety of reasons and they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives

To Apply:  Submit completed YWCA employment application (download at http://ywcatriangle.org/pdf/Job_Application.pdf), resume, and cover letter including salary requirements and three professional references to Older Adults Program Manager, YWCA of the Greater Triangle, 554 E. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC  27601, fax to 919-834-3162, or email to  ebest@ywcatriangle.org.

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Raleigh, NC
YWCA of the Greater Triangle, Inc
Teen Parent Connection Case Worker

Job Title:                    Teen Parent Connection Case Worker                                             
Function:                   Assists with the implementation of teen parent program services.
Classifications:              X     Non-Exempt                   X     Regular Full-Time     
Posting Date:            March 4, 2009                         Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
 


We value each employee’s commitment and contribution to our Mission to eliminate racism and empower women.  Our expectations are that every employee will actively look for ways to incorporate our Mission into the programs, projects or assignments they are given.

Overview: 
The YWCA of the Greater Triangle, Inc., located in Raleigh, NC, seeks an experienced Case Worker to provide case management for the Teen Parent Connection program, a comprehensive community-based program that will provide support services to reduce disparities in birth outcomes, enhance parent-child interactions and relationships, reduce secondary pregnancies and improve educational outcomes for pregnant and parenting teens. The Program components include case management, prenatal education and support, childbirth classes, volunteer doulas, mentoring, parenting education and life skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting pregnant and parenting teens
  • Recruiting volunteer doulas and mentors
  • Conducting outreach, home-visits, and workshops for parenting teens
  • Conduct intake and assessments of participants
  • Completing participant forms and maintaining accurate records
  • Maintaining participant confidentiality
  • Serving as a role model for teens
  • Attending staff meetings, trainings, and seminars
  • Assisting with data collection and preparation/submission of data for progress reports and program evaluation
  • Participating in health fairs
  • Other duties as assigned in support of program services

Relationships:           Directly accountable to and supervised by the Teen Parent Connection Program Manager.           

Qualifications:

Minimum:
The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience in human service field.
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development and the needs of pregnant and parenting teens and their children.
  • Well organized, exceptional attention to detail, and comfortable working under tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and sound judgment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work with and relate to program participants. 
  • Ability to work independently and perform multiple tasks.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products including (Access, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Sensitive to the needs of diverse populations
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site locations, a valid Driver’s License, and a good driving record.
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to work afternoons, early evenings, and some weekends.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Proof of negative TB test within the last 12 months.
  • Valid NC Drivers License and clean driving record.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Experience working with pregnant and parenting teens, home-visiting, outreach and case management.                        
  • Experience in health education, program recruitment, or program implementation.     
  • CHES preferred.

 

The YWCA is a women’s membership movement dedicated to
eliminating racism and empowering women.
The YWCA promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.
The YWCA of the Greater Triangle is an equal opportunity employer.
 



About the YWCA:

The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2.6 million members and participants in 300 local associations in the United States.  More important than the numbers is our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. We provide supportive places for women and girls, build strong women leaders, and work to improve women's rights and civil rights through dialogue, action, and advocacy. 

Locally, the YWCA has provided vital programs and services for 85 years to help area women and their families live healthy and productive lives. Women and their families come to us in times of crisis and transition. They come for financial counseling and job training. They come for childcare. They come for health and fitness. They come for a variety of reasons and they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives

To Apply:  Submit completed YWCA employment application (download at http://ywcatriangle.org/pdf/Job_Application.pdf), resume, and cover letter including salary requirements and three professional references to Teen Parent Connection Program Manager, YWCA of the Greater Triangle, 4940 Capital Blvd., Ste. H, Raleigh, NC  27616, fax to 919-235-3343, or email to crivera@ywcatriangle.org.
 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Clark, New Jersey
HealthEd
Health Educator

Background:
HealthEd, The Patient Education Agency, is a New Jersey based health communications company and a leader in the development of innovative health education programs.  We have an opening for a  Health Educator to join our growing  team.  The position will be filled as entry, mid-level or advanced depending on the candidate’s education and experience.
HealthEd, established in 1989, partners with clients in the pharmaceutical industry and health advocacy sector.  In addition to our expertise in health literacy and educational design, we collaborate with patients, caregivers and healthcare providers to develop effective, innovative programs that motivate people to take charge of their health.
HealthEd is located in Clark, New Jersey (approximately 25 miles from New York City).
Learn more about us at:  www.healthed.com

Health Educator Job Summary:
Individual will lead the development of patient education programs including:

  • Planning and participating in needs assessments
  • Interacting with patient and professional advisory boards
  • Contributing to the strategic design of programs (based on needs of client and target population)
  • Developing outlines and key learning messages
  • Partner with art team and writing teams to ensure programs meet health education and health literacy principles
  • Communicating with account team and clients

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 to 5 years experience in the field of healthcare or health education required with demonstrated experience in health education program development.  Expertise in mental health, cardiology or diabetes highly desired.
  • Strong skills in communication (both verbal and written), time management, critical thinking, and problem solving.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping patients and their families effectively manage diseases.

 

Education:

  • Advanced Degree/Certification in healthcare or related field required (e.g., RN, CDE, MPH, MS, MSW, RD, MEd). 
  • CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) preferred.

Compensation:
Excellent compensation and benefits package including health benefits and 401K plan.

Contact Us:  Interested candidates should email cover letter & resume to: HR@healthed.com {040609}

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Pure Romance, Inc
Health Education Coordinator

Opening for a full-time position as a Health Education Coordinator within the Health Education Department at Pure Romance, Inc. based in Cincinnati, Ohio. 
This full-time position offers:

  • Typically work normal business hours
  • Excellent pay and benefits
  • Room to develop professional skills
  • Opportunities for continuing education

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Education, Community Health Education or Health Promotion. 
  • Area of concentration in sexual health, sexuality education or women’s health.
  • At least three years of experience in Community Health Promotion Planning and Programming.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.
  • Willingness to become AASECT Certified within one year.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Develops and administers educational materials and training programs aimed at improving sales force and consumer understanding of sexual health. 
  • Contribute to newsletters, company website, educational materials, including writing articles, researching information and articles to print, and developing articles highlighting sexuality education.
  • Conducts presentations to raise awareness of sexual health related topics to ensure Consultant and community understanding and utilization.
  • Develops plans for future sexual health related services.  Actively networks to create new resources for Pure Romance Consultants and consumers.
  • Develops and maintains sexual health materials to provide educational resources for Consultants and consumers. 
  • Answers Consultant and consumer sexual health related questions. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Technical Skills:  Thorough knowledge of current healthcare issues, trends, and sexual health; proficient with Microsoft Office Program to include, Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Independent Thinking / Self-Initiative:  Critical thinker with ability to focus on things which matter most to achieving outcomes; commitment to task to produce outcomes without direction and to find necessary resources.
  • Creativity / Innovation:  Ability to develop unique and original solutions to problems; view change as necessary.
  • Communication/People Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and learning styles; adapt to different communication styles; listen critically; collaborate with others.
  • Empathy / Customer Service:  Customer-focused behavior; helping approach, including listening skills, patience, respect, and empathy.
  • Organizational Skills:  Ability to organize tasks, adjust to priorities, and learn systems within time constraints and with available resources; detail-oriented.
  • Motivation:  Self-motivated and driven to complete a task, regardless of resources available.  
  • Computer Literacy:  Ability to function in a multi-system Microsoft environment using Word, Outlook, company Intranet, the Internet, and department software applications.
  • Energetic: Must have high energy and excellent social skills while working with fellow employees, Consultants, consumers, and the general public. 
  • Speaking/Presentation Skills: Must be proficient in public speaking, as well as developing presentations for various audiences on a variety of sexuality related topics.
  • Flexible: Must be willing and able to adjust to projects as necessary to meet the current needs of the company.

Working Conditions:

  • Works in a standard office environment with up to 30% travel
  • Fast-paced, highly motivated company
  • Extensive computer work with prolonged sitting
  • Supportive team environment may require assisting other departments during busy times of the year

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Education Coordinator position please contact:
Erin Lapham, MPH
Director of Health Education
Pure Romance, Inc.
elapham@pureromance.com
513.697.5921{123108}

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Cincinnati, Ohio
The Center For Closing The Health Gap
Community Health Program Coordinator

THE CENTER FOR CLOSING THE HEALTH GAP

IN GREATER CINCINNATI

Job Title: Community Health Program Coordinator

The Center For Closing The Health Gap In Greater Cincinnati is a community-based, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization, leading the effort to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in Greater Cincinnati through advocacy, education and community outreach. The Center utilizes community-based initiatives to improve the health status of the targeted populations.  The initiatives involve partnerships with local organizations to provide behavior change workshops, outreach and advocacy programs, and health education training.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Confers with the Director of Research and Programs and staff at the Center in the development, planning, and evaluation of health education programs aimed at addressing health disparities
  • Manages the Center’s Faith Based Initiatives 
  • Implements and evaluates health education strategies that meet specified and measurable objectives; develops and revises curriculum modules and educational materials
  • Assesses community health needs and program outcomes by collecting and analyzing survey, focus group, and other local data; participates in the design of instruments, and training and coordination of survey administrators
  • Participates in the design and implementation of awareness and marketing campaigns
  • Regularly researches and acquires information and materials on health disparities and relevant public health topics for the resource center
  • Coordinates activities with other agencies and groups to achieve greater impact, avoid duplication and enhance the effectiveness of the health education effort
  • Contributes to writing grant proposals and seeking funding for programs, as appropriate
  • Participates in the planning of the annual Health Expo on Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate must have a bachelors degree in public health, health education or related field. A masters degree in one of the above disciplines is preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience in community organizing and implementing public health programs.
  • Experience working with minority populations, community agencies, and faith-based organizations.
  • Familiarity with the Greater Cincinnati area.
  • Must be available to attend community events and meetings during non-traditional hours (evenings and weekends).
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential preferred.

The Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati offers a salary commensurate with background and experience and an excellent benefits package. Send your cover letter and resume to: Renee Harris, 3120 Burnet Avenue, Suite 201, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 or email to closingthegap@healthall.com.
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For more information:
The Center For Closing The Health Gap In Greater Cincinnati
3120 Burnet Avenue, Suite 201
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Phone:  513-585-9872
Fax: 513-585-9874
Email: ClosingTheGap@healthall.com
Website:  http://www.closingthehealthgap.org {031809}

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Columbus, OH
HealthFitness
Health Promotion Coordinator

HealthFitness has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Health Promotion Coordinator at our client site in Columbus, OH.  This comprehensive health management program serves over 20,000 employees with programs including health risk assessments, on site screenings, health coaching, general health education, and programs targeted for those at risk for disease.  This position will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to use their skills and experience in virtually all areas of corporate wellness and health promotion and is perfect for a hands-on person seeking a motivating and diverse environment.

Responsibilities:  The Health Promotion Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the business planning and health promotion/wellness intervention process; coordinating the planning and delivery of state and regional wellness programs, HRA’s and health screenings; marketing and promoting programs to the target populations; evaluating and enhancing the program delivery channel(s); collecting and evaluating program data; participating in the generation of outcomes focused management reporting; and ensuring effective integration with client health partners (Wellness Committee, Occupational Health, Safety and EAP).  Additional responsibilities include facilitating group and individual behavior change programs, delivering health enhancement programs and individual health coaching.  The successful candidate will come with experience and skills to coordinate a unique operation with a wide variety of health promotion and wellness programming.

Qualifications:  Job requirements include a bachelor’s degree in health promotion or related field and a minimum of 2 years experience in delivery and coordination of corporate based health promotion programs. Additional requirements include demonstrated skill in program development, implementation, marketing & promotions; excellent leadership and customer service skills, quality orientation, attention to detail, budget and financial management and strong organizational, analytical and communication skills. Must be effective working both independently and as part of a team. Current CPR certification is required.  CHES certification strongly preferred.
Local & regional travel to client locations will be required approximately 50-70% of the time. 

ABOUT HealthFitness

HealthFitness is the leading provider of employee health improvement services to Fortune 500 companies, the health care industry and individual customers.  HealthFitness serves more than 300 clients globally via on-site management and remotely via Web and telephonic services.  HealthFitness employs more than 3,000 health and fitness professionals in national and international locations who are committed to the company’s mission of “improving the health and well-being of the people we serve.”  For more information on HealthFitness, visit www.hfit.com

HOW TO CONTACT US

The success of HealthFitness is dependent on the quality and service provided by our employees. As such, HealthFitness’ commitment to our associates is exemplified by one of the best combined compensation and benefits packages in the industry. If you are interested in a career with HealthFitness, please apply directly at: https://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/jobs/submit.cfm?version=1&company_id=15808.  If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096. For more information on HealthFitness, please visit our website www.hfit.com. {031009}

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Oregon, OH
Diversity Wellness
On-site Health Coach

Diversity Wellness provides comprehensive health promotion programs and services to create healthy behaviors at the organization and individual level through personal interaction.

We have an immediate part-time opening, 8 hours per week, with flexible hours in the following location:

Location:          Oregon, OH
Salary range:     $14.00 - $20.00 per/hour depending on experience
This is an Onsite Health Coaching Position
 
Responsibilities:

  • Provide coaching and support to encourage healthy behaviors
  • Conduct health screenings (blood pressure, height, weight, BMI)
  • Approach employees to offer and provide health risk assessments, education and coaching
  • Assess employees’ readiness to change their health behavior
  • Assist participants in setting appropriate lifestyle or health
  • Provide individual coaching and small group classes on wellness topics such as nutrition, physical activity, tobacco cessation, and stress management
  • Distribute program promotional and communication materials
  • Assist with preparation and delivery of health fairs
  • Coordinate wellness programming, including wellness challenges and onsite seminars
  • Keep accurate records of program activities
  • Participate in a network of Diversity Wellness health promotion coordinators
  • Plan and keep a personal schedule of clients

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Health Education, Health Promotion or a health-related discipline preferred.
  • CHES preferred
  • Excellent people skills; ability to approach employees to discuss their health
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Experience and comfort providing individual coaching or small group classes
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to serve as an enthusiastic role model
  • Comfortable in a matrix-management environment
  • All training is provided

To apply for this position, please email a resume to Susan Huser

 shuser@diversitywellness.com

Diversity Wellness is an equal opportunity employer.  {021309}

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Abilene, Texas
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Health Education Program Manager

Opening for a permanent position as a Health Education Program Manager at Dyess AFB in Abilene, Texas.

Company Overview:
Established in 1988, Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) has earned a solid reputation in the health care staffing industry.  SHR is JCAHO certified and dedicates itself exclusively to supplying permanent civilian contracted medical professionals for Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) located in the United States. SHR has a unique medical environment, working among the very best medical professionals, and caring for our military family.

SHR services over 100 MTF sites and 15 VA clinics throughout the United States, and with over 2,500 health care professionals, SHR is the leader among organizations that provide physicians, clinical personnel, and management services to MTF sites.

Job Description:
Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a Health Education Program Manager at Dyess AFB in Abilene, Texas. This permanent civilian contract position offers:

  • Full Time
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30a-4:30p
  • No Holidays or Weekends
  • Excellent Pay and Benefits
  • Supportive Team Environment

Job Requirements:
The position of Health Education Program Manager will have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Health education, Community Health Education, or Public Health
  • 3 Years Experience in Community Health Promotion Planning and Programming
  • CHES Certified or willing to obtain within 1 Year of Employment
  • BLS

Facility Description: One of the many unique features of Dyess is its extensive collection of static military aircraft on display. Collectively known as the "Linear Air Park," it contains 30 aircraft from World War II to the present, many of them formerly based at Dyess, and are located along the base's main road, Arnold Blvd. All but one plane has been flown before. Its most recent addition is the first operational B-1B Lancer, known as "The Star of Abilene," which made its final flight in 2003. It can be seen at the front gate to Dyess along with a recently retired C-130 Hercules located on the other side of the road. Another unique feature of Dyess is its main source of energy. Most of the energy Dyess receives is from wind energy (readily available in windy West Texas), and is considered one of the "greenest" bases in the U.S. Air Force.

Area Benefits: Dyess Air Force Base is located near Abilene, Texas in the central portion of the state. The city is about 200 miles west of Dallas and has an estimated population of around 120,000 residents.  Abilene is home to a variety of attractions including the restored Paramount Theater, Center for Contemporary Arts, Taylor County Coliseum, five libraries and an astonishing twenty-six public parks. Another main attraction is the 13 acre Abilene Zoo. The West Texas Fair & Rodeo is held each year in September and features exhibits and amusements reflecting early days of Abilene, plus modern attractions of West Texas. 

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Education Program Manager position please contact:
Helen Wilbanks
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Phone:  (800) 325-3982 Ext 4151
Fax:  800-297-8119
hwilbanks@spectrumhealth.com {040109}

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San Antonio, Texas
Spectrum Healthcare Resources
Health Promotion Coordinator

Company Overview:
Established in 1988, Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) has earned a solid reputation in the health care staffing industry.  SHR is JCAHO certified and dedicates itself exclusively to supplying permanent civilian contracted medical professional for Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) located in the United States. SHR has a unique medical environment, working among the very best medical professionals, and caring for our military family.

SHR services over 100 MTF sites and 15 VA clinics throughout the United States, and with over 2,500 health care professionals, SHR is the leader among organizations that provide physicians, clinical personnel, and management services to MTF sites.

Job Description: Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a headquarters level position as a Health Promotion Coordinator for Marketing and Training at Kelly AFB in San Antonio, Texas. This civilian contract position offers: 

  • Full-Time Position
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm Hours
  • No Weekends
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Pay
  • Excellent Benefits
  • 3 Weeks PTO
  • Supportive Team Environment

Job Requirements:
The Health Promotion Coordinator position requires:

  • Degree in Marketing and/or Related Field
  • Master’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Additional Degree and/or Experience in Health Education, Public Health, or Health Promotion preferred
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred

Area Benefits:
Kelly Air Force Base is located in San Antonio, the eighth largest city in the U.S.  The region is vibrant with historical sights, such as the Alamo and the Riverwalk, which is lined with shops, bars, and restaurants.  There is a large variety of cultural attractions and art galleries, museums and live entertainment venues are abundant.  The nice weather makes this a popular golf region and offers 50 area golf courses.  San Antonio is also famous for its large tourist attractions, Sea World San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park.  San Antonio supports ten local colleges and universities.  The city also hosts the Alamo Bowl, a college football game held each December and is home of the San Antonio Spurs, a professional basketball team.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Promotion Coordinator position please contact:
Helen Wilbanks
P: 800.325.3982 x4151
F: 800.774.9083
hwilbanks@spectrumhealth.com
www.spectrumhealth.com
EOE/AA/D{010908}

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR)
Health Education Program Manager

Opening for a permanent position as a Health Education Program Manager at FE Warrren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Enjoy Great Hours!
Company Overview:
Established in 1988, Spectrum Healthcare Resources (SHR) has earned a solid reputation in the health care staffing industry.  SHR is JCAHO certified and dedicates itself exclusively to supplying permanent civilian contracted medical professional for Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) located in the United States. SHR has a unique medical environment, working among the very best medical professionals, and caring for our military family.

Job Description: Spectrum Healthcare Resources has an opportunity for a Health Education Program Manager at FE Warrren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  This permanent civilian contract position offers:

  • Full Time
  • Monday-Friday Hours, 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • 3 Weeks PTO
  • Relocation Bonus

Job Requirements: The position of Health Education Program Manager will have the following requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Either: Public Health, Health Education, or Community Health, Health Promotion
  •  3 Years of Experience in Health promotion and Health Education Programming
  • CHES Certified or Willingness to Obtain within 1 Year of Employment
  • BLS

Facility Description: Francis E. Warren Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Laramie County, Wyoming, near the city of Cheyenne. The host wing is the 90th Space Wing, which operates the LGM-30 Minuteman ICBM, with silos in Southeast Wyoming, Western Nebraska, and Northern Colorado. The 90th Medical Group is an outpatient clinic which offers a variety of care to the base, ensuring excellent health and welfare of all beneficiaries. Healthcare is delivered in a top quality, ever-improving clinic.

Area Benefits:
Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city in Wyoming, with an estimated population of 56,000 people. Cheyenne offers a wide variety of attractions, including Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world's largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is another main attraction and it’s free to the public.  Gardens are open 365 days a year during daylight hours.  Bring a picnic, your friends and family, or attend an event such as a concert or a play. Located in Lions Park, the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is an oasis on the high plains. There are ski resorts located in the nearby Medicine Bow National Forest and in the Colorado Rockies.  The area is also home to Laramie County Community College and is only 45 miles west of the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Health Education Program Manager position please contact:
Laurie Duepner
Lduepner@spectrumhealth.com
800.325.3982 x4157
Fax: 800.774.9083
www.shrusa.com
EOE/AA/D{011509}

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Washington DC
BearingPoint
Medical Records Auditor AHLTA or MHS

CHES is preferred

BearingPoint is one of the world's leading management and technology consulting companies. From strategy through execution, we work with clients to create innovative, yet practical, management and technology solutions that deliver sustainable results. We provide strategic consulting, technology solutions, applications services and managed services to Global 2000 companies, medium-sized businesses, and government organizations in 60 countries. For nearly 100 years, BearingPoint professionals have built a reputation for knowing what it takes to help clients achieve their goals, and working closely with them to get the job done.

If you're willing to listen to and collaborate with clients, have a driving passion for innovative solutions and can deliver practical, sustainable results, we're interested in you. In return, we offer you the opportunity to learn about and apply leading-edge management principles and state-of-the-art technology to the most pressing problems of industry and government, gain a depth and breadth of experience that can grow your career as we grow our business and share in the rewards of success through a competitive, comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

BearingPoint is a leading management and technology consulting company serving the Forbes Global 2000 and many of the worlds largest public services organizations. Our thousands of passionate, experienced consultants help organizations around the world solve their most pressing challenges, day in and day out. The BearingPoint Public Services Healthcare Team is currently searching for a Auditor - Medical Coding. Location/s: Washington, D.C

BearingPoint Internal Level: Consultant Relocation: No Performance Profile:

Audit E&M services and procedures (identified by E&M and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code); and Review the E&M and CPT codes for the encounter and identify the modifiers, if any, which should be applied to each code.

2. Identify coding errors resulting in a decreased value of service.
3. Identify inconsistencies in MEPRS reporting and recommend solutions for improvement.
4. Identify errors in medical necessity.
5. Identify issues of data integrity of documentation of code assigned.
6. Identify issues with the documentation, coding and billing of external resource sharing services and recommend improvements.
7. Provide reports for reasons for under coding/over coding services, i.e., sequencing, wrong category, specificity, documentation.
8. Identify personnel requiring training; develop a training plan and accompanying training materials.

Position-specific Required Skills:
Minimum of 5 years of Medical Records Auditor experience auditing the administration/coding and review of complex medical charts

Position-specific Desired Skills:
Experience with AHLTA or with previous MHS clients CCS, CCS-P, RHIA, RHIT, CPC, CPC-H certification a strong plus
Specific specialty knowledge and appropriate credentials are a plus
Experience creating physician education reports and various other reporting to aggregate missing workload a plus
Experience/ability to identify clinical documentation improvement opportunities

Logistics: Able to work 40 hours per week and travel to San Diego, Portsmouth, DC, Jacksonville, FL, and other Navy MTF locations

BearingPoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications and business need.

How to apply:
Please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar:
http://appclix.postmasterlx.com/track.html?pid=402881bd1eedf286011faa2b5a642dcf&source=nchec {031009}

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Bellevue, WA (suburb of Seattle)
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Manager, Community Education and Outreach

Job Summary
The Manager of Community Education and Outreach is responsible for the development and execution of high-quality community education and screening events, programs, and classes that support the growth of Overlake Hospital's strategic plan and exhibit the hospital's commitment to the community.  Works with development directors and program coordinators on curriculum and program development.  Also oversees facilities scheduling and registration for classes and events.  This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Public Relations, and Community Outreach; it supervises coordinators and program assistants.

Main Duties

  • Oversees Overlake’s involvement in community events.  Ensures Overlake’s community event involvement supports Overlake’s organizational priorities as identified in the current Strategic Plan.  Develops annual community events budget and ensures Overlake’s involvement in community events does not exceed budget.  Community events will typically include one large annual community event and one annual event focused on physicians.
  • Curriculum and Program Development
      1. Perinatal
        • Responsible for ensuring childbirth classes are high quality and curriculum is evidence-based and consistent.  Ensure all instructors have proper certifications and training and course materials are current, evidence-based, and in line with current Overlake clinical standards and practices..
        • Responsible for recruiting new instructors as needed and making sure they are properly trained.
        • Responsible for ensuring instructors are scheduled for all classes and all curriculum materials are available.
      1.  Senior Care
        • Develop an annual plan of senior care-related offerings and events.  Responsible for execution of the annual plan.
      1. Community Education
        • Develop an annual plan of education programs, classes, screenings and other community events that support Overlake’s commitment to civic stewardship.  Responsible for execution of the annual plan.
      1. Collaborate on and support community outreach and education initiatives that are managed by the Cancer Services and Stroke program coordinators.
  • Facilities Management
  • Oversee operations and management of PACCAR education center and offsite locations used for educational programs and classes.

  • Operations
  • Oversee class and event registration functions.  Develop systems and procedures so that this function operates efficiently and provides a high level of customer service.

    Position Requirements
    Required:

    • Bachelor's degree in health or education field
    • Valid WA state driver's license (upon hire)
    • One or more years supervisory experience
    • Three years experience coordinating education or community outreach programs in a health care setting (direct teaching experience may be considered in lieu of coordination experience)
    • Ability to manage competing demands in a rapidly changing environment a must.

    Preferred:

    • Three years event planning experience
    • Childbirth education experience or maternity care nursing experience
    • CHES certification

    About Us

    Founded on the principles of equality and care, Overlake Hospital is a 337 licensed bed, not-for-profit regional medical center offering a full range of advanced medical services to the greater Seattle area.   As a medium-sized hospital, we are a major player in the local healthcare market, yet we haven’t lost our friendly feel.

    We are excited about the recent opening of our new $125-million South Tower-- a five-story addition to the south side of the main hospital.  Included in the South Tower are operating rooms with the latest technology, a new state-of-the-art 48-station Emergency Trauma Center, high-tech single-patient rooms, and a Critical Care Unit.

    Overlake is located in Bellevue, a beautiful suburb just east of Seattle.  Surrounded by natural beauty – trees, mountains, lakes, rivers and the ocean – the greater Seattle region is one of America’s most livable areas.  Come enjoy the best of both worlds~cultural and night life activities in the city, and skiing, hiking, and boating in the great outdoors!

    Benefits

    We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits, including a management incentive plan, medical/dental/vision, generous sick/vacation accrual, a bank of Extended Illness Hours, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan with matching employer contribution, long-term disability insurance, free parking, employee discounts, and relocation assistance.

    To Apply

    Please complete the online application, in full,  at http://www.overlakehospital.org/jobs.aspx. Questions?  Call Jennifer Garrepy, Senior Recruiter, toll-free at 1-800-349-0002, extension 6, or direct at (425) 688-5982. {040609}

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    Charleston, WV
    beBetter Networks, Inc.
    Health Promotion Account Manager

    COMPANY OVERVIEW

    beBetter Networks, Inc. delivers more than 20 years of proven success in worksite health-risk management programs, which are based on the principle “What can be measured can also be managed.” beBetter's practical healthy living programs help individuals take action toward protecting and improving health, and build upon employer strategies aimed at reducing health care costs and maximizing employee productivity. The union of beBetter’s experience and the customer’s voice are essential in satisfying client goals and expectations.

    HEALTH PROMOTION ACCOUNT MANAGER

    SUMMARY

    The Health Promotion Account Manager maintains the highest level of client satisfaction via all stages of programs.  Job responsibilities include coordinating and managing the plan implementation of health promotion programs for new clients, development and presentation of communication materials, as well as day-to-day communication.  Acts as a liaison between the organization and the client, coordinating efforts and activities to ensure that contractual obligations, client goals and objectives are met and exceeded.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.      

    • Build relationships and trust with clients to understand their goals and to facilitate the meeting of their needs with respect to health promotion programs.
    • Be an expert on the needs of your account(s) and be proactive to help drive their success.
    • Coordinate all aspects of new program design implementation by leading and coordinating activities with the appropriate internal resources and client representatives.
    • Monitors existing program performance to ensure client’s goals and objectives are achieved within parameters of contractual obligations.  Involve appropriate internal resources in any necessary problem resolution.
    • Coordinate program enhancements and renewals, and ensure quality assurance.
    • Identify and implement new program opportunities with existing and potential clients.
    • Manage program/client-related budgets, projected sales, and billing processes.
    • Negotiate program renewal pricing structure.
    • Develop, prepare, and generate program reports based upon both internal and external client expectations.
    • Establish and maintain positive client relationships by routine/regular client communication processes.
    • Assist the business in preparing the documentation required for generating requests for and tracking initiatives, projects and enhancements.
    • Report to the Director and provide regular input on all account activity, including status and updates on a weekly basis.
    • Identifying the educational needs of internal staff, developing formal education or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others related to tobacco cessation client specific changes, additions, etc.
    • Provide consultation on health promotion programs, products and services.
    • Responsible for monthly, quarterly, annual, and impromptu reports for internal and external clients.
    • Assist Director with special projects including writing proposals, product development, operating systems, trainings, etc.
    • Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times.
    • Actively recruit new clients by promoting health promotion products and services.
    • Visit client sites as needed.
    • Participate in new program training as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

                    
    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor degree in a health related field and/or relevant work experience.
    • One year of client interaction experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to interact and provide support to others.
    • Results-oriented and capable of handling multiple tasks at once.
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly grasp new concepts and use a facilitative style to gather information for decision making
    • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changes in customer demands or operational goals.
    • Possess high-energy levels and be passionate about your customers and their needs.
    • Ability to work with and manage processes in an organization.
    • Must be able to coordinate and facilitate meetings between multiple business units.
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Office.
    • CHES is preferred.

    TO APPLY:

    Applicants please send a resume to humanresources@bebetter.net{040609}

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    Arlington, Virginia
    Pal-Tech, Inc.
    Abstinence Content Specialist, Cooperative Agreement to Broaden the Reach of CBAE Programs

    Since our founding in 1987, Planning and Learning Technologies, Inc. (Pal-Tech®) has helped organizations, governments, and individuals apply technologies that enable them to adapt to an environment of change and achieve their goals. We specialize in training, technical assistance, and the integration of appropriate technological tools and information systems to improve management operations and learning.
    Primary responsibilities:

    • Provide abstinence until marriage content area expertise.
    • Analyze state data and help determine the recommendations on which states to serve each year.
    • Conduct a more in depth analysis of the policies and procedures for states being served each year.
    • Help conduct phone interviews with grantees and develop the needs assessment report for each state.
    • Prepare site visit materials.
    • Prepare for and participate in site visits.
    • Work closely with consultants, team members and the editor on the development of TA resources.
    • Review grantee curricula and look for ways it aligns with the state educational guidelines.
    • Assist with the development of resource materials for grantees to use when meeting with schools.
    • Assist with the provision of virtual and onsite TA to grantees.
    • Assist with the identification of topics for TA pieces and web casts.
    • Participate in meetings as needed.
    • Prepare site visit follow up memos and reports.
    • Develop materials and reports as needed.
    • Assist with carrying out content area requests from the Federal Project Officer.
    • Assist the Project Manager with the development of the Monthly Progress Report.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    The position requires a Bachelors Degree and a minimum of seven years of general experience and two years of professional program related experience.  Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills; must be detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) designation a plus. All applicants must have a strong background in the content area and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.  To apply, please forward your resume to Human Resources by email at careers@pal-tech.com or fax: (703) 522-2471. EOE/AA.{022009}

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    Take Care Health Systems
    Health & Wellness Coordinator

    Take Care Health Systems, part of Walgreens’ new Health and Wellness division comprised of CHD Meridian Healthcare and Whole Health Management is an innovative organization that provides the American workforce with the benefits of improved wellness and preventive care. We operate on-site employee healthcare programs, clinics and fitness centers for some of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies.


    Summary:

    Promotes onsite Wellness programs for the client’s employee population in a single contract. Assists patients in meeting health and wellness goals.

    This is a remote position that requires the candidate to be able to work from home. The candidate can be located anywhere in the US and at times can work up to 20 hours/week


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    May provide direct or indirect patient assistance in setting goals and objectives to meet health and wellness needs through one on one, and/or group interactions or sessions. May create clinical documentation using electronic systems (i.e., EMR, charting etc.) for each interaction.


    Collaborates with health center staff to coordinate and promote health and wellness programs.

    Works closely with third party health and wellness vendors.


    Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in health education, health science, food nutrition, dietetics, fitness or related field (additional state-specific requirements may be necessary in some states) or RN with 2 – 3 years experience.

    Minimum 1 year experience + Masters in a Health related discipline OR equivalent experience working with patients in a health setting as a RN, dietician or fitness professional.


    Position may include working flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends.



    Preferred Qualifications: Additional certifications in wellness/fitness specialties are desirable.

    CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) certification preferred;

    Experience in health promotion or work site wellness and public speaking preferred.


    Required Competencies:

    Work well independently with limited direction or supervision

    Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills in the English language. Ability to coach effectively in all modalities; face to face, group or by phone.

    Intermediate skill with the Internet & applicable software, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software particularly PowerPoint

    ______________________________________________

    Jennifer L. Horvath, Regional Manager, Talent Acquisition
    t:216-344-5505    f:216-344-5809
    jennifer.horvath@takecarehealth.com    TakeCareHealth.com
    1375 East 9th Street – 25th Floor {011509}

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