• Educator

    Barnabas Health Hamilton, NJ 08609

    Job #2181223541

  • Educator Req #: 36224
    Category: Education/Training
    Status: Part-Time
    Shift: Day
    Facility: RWJ Hamilton

    Community Health, One Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, NJ 08619

    Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

    Master's in Social Work (MSW) or Master's in Counseling (MC) preferred options. Bachelor's in Psychology with experience in community services (considered)

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for the development, coordination, promotion, execution and presentation of Preventive Health Programs for Community members with utilization of evidenced based clinical information. Responsible for coordinating and completing various health screenings and programs for community members with timely and appropriate follow up. Works collaboratively with MAP physicians, nutritionists and other health educators to develop and execute educational programs for the community.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made for a qualified individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Demonstrates an understanding of needs of the community members and presents health programs focusing in on a variety of health issues by using clinically based information and networking with health care providers and outside organizations
    2. Perform ongoing evaluations of the programs, the instructors and participants to ensure the program is meeting the needs of the community with successful program satisfaction scores that consistently reach the departmental benchmark of 95%
    3. Works collaboratively with other health educators and health care providers to incorporate updated preventive health issues in programs
    4. Actively takes ownership in the development, implementation and presentation of these programs and becomes known as the expert in the community of Preventive Health topics
    5. Actively participates in major Community Health Special Events yearly at the request of the hospital leadership
    6. Maintains a flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and occasional weekends as needed
    7. Coordinates and conducts both cancer and non cancer related health screenings on a monthly basis, with a threshold of 16 screenings per year. Assures that appropriate follow up is maintained according to the departmental policies
    8. Responsible to ensure that there are fewer than five cancellations of programs per year due to low attendance
    9. Actively demonstrates the leadership role in educating family members in detail by reviewing health information and explaining results to screening participants
    10. Consistently attends Staff Meetings and contributes as a team member
    11. Works with PR/Marketing (when appropriate ) and creatively self promotes programs to assist in increasing attendance
    12. Champions opportunities for self-directed continuing educational opportunities
    13. Attend trainings sessions/classes at the direction of the department head, and achieve certification that might be associated with the training
    14. Work collaboratively with the Care Transition Team to follow up with phone calls and home visits to patients identified by The CTT For Education on CDSM.

    RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Description:

    How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we’re delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State — and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.

    We’re proud to be one of New Jersey’s premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we’re better together.

    We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We’re doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network — so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.

    How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you’ll sAdvertisement
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