Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Health Educator Non-Clinical *0.5 FTE, Variable Shift* in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Health Educator Non-Clinical (Community Wellness, Variable Shift, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week) to Providence Health Care in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Appl y Today! Applications that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern System.

In this position you will:

  • Instruct health education courses including but not limited to weight management, diabetes prevention, blood pressure self-management, tobacco cessation, and CPR.

  • Provide health education programs to groups through presentations, facilitation, and instruction both in-person and virtually.

  • May provide planning for various basic presentations and programs.

  • Assist in conducting health screening programs.

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with area organizations, public agencies, health care/volunteer organizations, schools, etc., in order to increase program effectiveness and provide for maximization of efforts.

  • Comply with Providence policies/procedures regarding mandatory in-service training/education, safety and personnel practices. Establish and maintain good rapport with co-workers, guests and external contacts. Maintain a professional demeanor in both conduct and appearance, which reflects positively on the department and Providence.

  • Responsible for demonstrating an awareness and sensitivity to information, ensuring privacy and confidentiality. Knows basic HIPAA law as it pertains to health plans. All employees of Providence who have direct or indirect access to patient health information must treat that information with the strictest confidence. Any unauthorized access, modification, disclosure or casual discussion of such information shall be considered a violation of this policy and shall be the grounds for disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Community Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, or a closely related field

  • AHA-BLS certification required at time of hire

  • 1 year related experience in the health care field and/or education experience with groups and individuals

  • 1 year experience with latest trends in health education, self-management, and behavior change including through school curriculum

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year experience in teaching adult learners

  • 3 years experience with in-person, phone, and web based behavior change programming

About the hospitals and clinics you will serve.

Providence Health Care has a commanding presence in Eastern Washington. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services for adults and children. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 298679

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