FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Sumter, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Health Educator job in Sumter, South Carolina. 

The Health Educator job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday - Friday schedule
  • Day shifts
  • Days
  • PTO
  • Competitive Compensation

Health Educator Job Overview: 

  • Provide health promotion and education opportunities including, but not limited to, tobacco awareness; tobacco cessation classes or appointments consistent with the MTF tobacco cessation program; and nutrition education and weight management. 
  • Develop population-based programs targeting high-risk groups and individuals, implementing programs through group and individual counseling and education. 
  • Plan and implement health education programs
  • Perform limited administrative duties, which include maintaining statistical records of workload and data entry and analysis of patient outcomes. 
  • Maintain educational materials to support health promotion and education. 
  • Provide healthy lifestyle coaching, and health awareness, education, intervention programs to reduce healthcare demands and costs.
  • Intervention focuses on reducing costs related to metabolic disease states, thereby promoting a community environment that facilitates health instead of the need for constant healthcare.
  • Administers assessments, coaching/counseling, and various other health and nutrition programs/activities that meet the needs of the installation community at large.
  • Facilitate H2H/HP classes and activities will occur at the MTF and at other installation/community facilities. These classes and activities, as well as, participating in health fairs/community outreach events may occasionally occur outside the normal duty day.
  • Teach individuals and groups on a variety of health-related topics employing age-specific and behavioral learning theory (e.g. adult learning theory, motivational interviewing).
  • Maintain data quality management (e.g. coding, MEPRS) and reporting requirements in program execution IAW AF instruction and guidance, the Joint Commission and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
  • Applies appropriate social marketing principles to implement health communication campaigns to promote the H2H/HP program.
  • Utilizes traditional media (print) and social media for health communication campaigns and to promote the HP/H2H program.
  • Establishes, builds, and maintains relationships with a variety of installation organizations to execute the H2H/HP program goals and objectives. 

 

Health Educator Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Education,Community Health, Public Health or a human services related field.
    Graduate from an accredited college or university
  • BLS
  • Eligible for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) from the National Commissionfor Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC). Obtain CHES certification within 12 months of placement 
  • Minimum of three years' experience in health promotion planning and programming, including obesity & weight management and lifestyle counseling, including knowledge of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes studies & the National Diabetes Prevention Program. 
  • Good verbal and written communication, ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals, and use of technology to present and convey the information effectively. 
  • Role model in healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Computer competency

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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