Community Health Educator Harrisonburg
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Sentara Rockingham, Harrisonburg is hiring a Community Health Educator
Shift: Full or Part Time
Full Time hire must be able to travel/perform away work 1-2 nights per week
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in a human services or child-related field
- Education or 2+ years work experience related to child care, child development or early childhood education
- Working knowledge of child care industry in Virginia, including an understanding of family and community needs, licensing/regulatory and quality standards, child care workforce dynamics, and professional development needs
- Ability to communicate with and relate to individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and to work with them in a fair, supportive and cooperative manner
- Demonstrated flexibility and excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize work function independently, completing a high volume of forms and variety of tasks accurately and with close attention to detail under pressure of deadlines, with frequent interruptions or distractions
- Knowledge of Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Excellent typing, proofreading and editing skills
- Experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
- Incumbent must be able to pass applicable background checks, which may include fingerprinting
1-2 years of public health or social work related experience preferred. 2 years related experience required in lieu of Associates degree.
Engages in health promotion activities and implements best practice public health strategies and interventions to promote health and well-being. Develops and presents educational programs; educations patients/clients on disease self-management and health behavior change strategies; promotes disease prevention and early detection; provides guidance on available resources.
Associate's Level Degree - Experience in lieu of education: Yes
Required: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Preferred: Related - 2 years
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below
Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below