Job Description for Health Educator

The duties of Health Educator involve promoting health education and awareness in the community. Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Health Educator.

Job Title: Health Educator

Location of the job: Watertown, MA 02472

Job Type: Part Time Employee

Work Hours: Hours will include the possibility of evening and weekend work

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree

Years of Experience: 2+ to 5 Years

Job Summary:

Health Educator The Delaware General Health District is seeking candidates for the position of part time Health Educator.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • working with community groups and related agencies.​
  • planning and implementing health education and promotion grants;
  • conducting workshops;
  • Responsibilities include developing programs in a variety of public health areas;
  • 40/hrs Monday-Friday with no evenings, call or weekends. This is an office-based position, and will not require travel into the field (unless a specific training occasion arises)
  • There will also be a transition to the Cerner Software Application package. Although Cerner experience will be strongly preferred, the ability to learn a software package, and teach it to others will be a key component of the role.
  • The Registered Nurse (RN) Staff Educator will also be responsible for teaching and updating all RNs on the Newest Medicare Regulations and Regulatory Guidelines.
  • This Registered Nurse (RN) will work along side two other very well-seasoned Staff Educators.
  • The Staff Education Team will cover all Orientations for new-hires, but will also be educating all clinicians for continuous learning and advancement.

Position Requirements:

  • CHES certification desirable.​
  • some experience in health education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Education or related field (or completion of core coursework);
  • This position absolutely requires a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with an unrestricted Registered Nursing (RN) License in the State of Massachusetts
  • Strong Computer Skills are required
  • BSN is required. MSN preferred
  • Staff Education experience or Managerial experience with Staff Development in the Home Care setting is required.
  • Must have current or very recent Home Care experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)