Health Education Specialist

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by improving self-management abilities which enhance the overall health and well-being of the patient/clients we serve.
  • Job Duties/Essential Functions
    • Job Duties
      • Coordinate and deliver biometric testing
      • Analyze data from health risk appraisals and biometric testing
      • Conduct one on one consultations (education) for health improvement
      • Collaborate with other health experts and employer groups
      • Execute incentive program management for companies
      • Create, organize and conduct health education programs

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing; via phone, email and face to face; establish rapport with clients/patients. 
    • Self starter; able to initiate and direct own activities in an organized manner, and make decisions within the framework of the responsibility and authority of the job.
    • Ability to teach group classes or conduct individual consultations.
    • Use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Professional Experience
    • Working knowledge of principles in adult education, health education and wellness concepts required.
  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Health Promotion or an Allied Health Field, with course work specific to health promotion and population management required.
  • Licensure, Certification, Registration
    • Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within the first 30 days of employment
    • Current valid driver's license, valid auto insurance, own transportation required
    • Health Education certification preferred.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Corporate Wellness
Schedule: PRN, Day, Variable, based on volume

Job ID: 81225

Posted 4 days ago

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