Health Educator

Sep 14 2017
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimanalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

SUMMARY

 

The Health Educator is responsible for providing and managing health education activities to youth/young adults enrolled with KIKM, their families, and the neighborhoods they reside in to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles.  The Health Educator will use appropriate strategies and methods to facilitate health promotion and disease prevention.  In addition, this position will serve as a resource in identifying the health educational needs of youth/young adults and their families.

 

EDUCATION AND OR EXPERIENCE

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education or health promotion from an accredited institution.
  • Master’s degree in health education from an accredited institution preferred.
  • Certificate of Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred but not required.
  • Two years or more experience in health education.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to resolve problems and prepare written reports in a professional manner.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and maintain willingness to serve the public.
  • Must have the ability to work with diverse cultures.
  • Must adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use MS office and other standard office equipment.
  • Able to be flexible, cope with stressful situations in a calm and deliberate manner.
  • Self-motivated and requires minimal supervision.