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Health Educator I PRN

Job ID: 139222
Category: Other
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Work Schedule: per diem

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • Represents the hospital at community and corporate sites to deliver health education on a variety of health topics, conduct health screenings and education to participants at events.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides education to clients utilizing only department-approved materials and evidence-based clinical guidelines.
  • Demonstrates the effort to stay current in evidence based guidelines for lifestyle management practices.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the skills needed to perform screenings (ex. blood pressure, body fat analysis etc.).
  • Demonstrates appropriate use and care of equipment needed to perform assigned tasks (ex. screening devices, AV equipment for classroom setting).
  • Completes work assignments according to department-specific guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Consistently arrives for assignments in time to conduct all set up activities prior to program/event start time.
  • Consistently fulfills assignments as scheduled and conducts a thorough post event clean up including equipment return as assigned.
  • Promptly communicates any problems or customer concerns to supervisor for immediate resolution.
  • Works independently, but takes direction and feedback well and maintains regular communication with supervisor.

Credentials:

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
    • Community Health, Health Promotion or related field 5+ years Health education experience in lieu of degree
    • Other (Required)
    • Experience providing health education to general public 3+ years experience
    • RN License Required 

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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