Health Educator II

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Posted
Oct 23, 2021
Closes
Oct 25, 2021
Ref
160496170
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
The Neurology Department is seeking a **_Health Educator II_** who will be a team member of the Johns Hopkins University's Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center. The Health Educator II's primary responsibilities will be within the Ataxia Center. The Health Educator II will work with the movement disorders team including the Ataxia Center coordinator and will be responsible to the Director of the Ataxia Center. Responsibilities are in several areas including patient care; community outreach and education; community engagement; community collaboration; and fundraising.The Ataxia Center Health Education will be the key liaison to the Team Ataxia within the Pacing for Parkinson's campaign and the Ataxia Center advisory board. The Health Educator II will work in conjunction with the team of movement specialists with the goal of providing excellent patient care to individuals diagnosed with Ataxia and other related disorders. This will include working with patients with ataxia and their families, assisting the Director with determining the outreach and education needs of the ataxia community and how to address those needs, and direct interaction with patients and families at all ataxia clinics. The position will also include working with the Ataxia Clinic advisory board as well as the Ataxia Ambassadors student group. The individual is responsible to the Director of the Ataxia Center.**Specific Duties & Responsibilities:**Program coordination of various outreach activities to include:+ Planning, organization, and implementation of outreach and education programs. This will include both virtual and eventually in-person programs.+ Maintenance of mailing and email lists for communications.+ Creation of web site in conjunction with web developer.+ Serve as representative during community outreach events.+ Create materials for brochures and presentations based on the audience.+ Participate in the development of course modules.+ Coordinate and lead varies outreach programs and Ataxia support groups.+ Participate in marketing Ataxia Center and movement disorder programs by providing information about the programs.+ Responsible for coordination and supervising of volunteers.+ Responsible for generating and distributing newsletters for the Ataxia Center (This communication will keep current patients informed and will be a resource for current and potential patients).+ Maintain data and records for the program.+ Develop metrics for success of programming and assess whether programming is meeting the needs of the ataxia community.+ Coordinate with the National Ataxia Foundation regarding serving the mid-Atlantic ataxia community and the larger ataxia community.+ Assist in the preparation of grant proposals for the Ataxia Center infrastructure.+ Coordinate, communicate, and collaborate with the larger movement disorders division and the other members of the ataxia team.**Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):**+ Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences or related field and extensive related experience required.+ Master's Degree preferred with experience in community outreach and education.+ Requires a minimum of three years of related experience. Additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.**_JHU Equivalency Formula:_** _?30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.??Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job._**Additional Requirements:**+ Must have transportation in order to fulfill outreach responsibilities. Individual must process high degree of professionalism, confidentiality. Must be able to identify needs, work as part of a large team, and resolve issues.+ Must also be able to prioritize responsibilities with understanding of larger goals of the position and organization and must have ability to work independently.+ Must be willing to work some nights and some weekends (average 9-10 Saturdays annually once in-person activities resume).**Classified Title: Health Educator II Role/Level/Range:** ACRP/03/MD**Starting Salary Range:** $53,020 - $72,930 annually (commensurate with experience)**Employee group:** Full Time**Schedule:** M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm**Exempt Status:** Exempt**Location:** JH at Greenspring Station**Department name: ** SOM Neuro Movement Disorders**Personnel area:** School of MedicineThe successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/ .**The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.**The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.**Equal Opportunity Employer**Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.**EEO is the Law**Learn more:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdfEqual Opportunity Employer:Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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