CHRISTIANA CARE - Community Health Educator

Position Status

Open

Site

Delaware

NHC Position Type

Health Education

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to increase knowledge around COVID-19, testing and vaccinations; and, use of healthcare services by promoting healthcare literacy and knowledge, providing healthcare access and advocating for patients.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engaging in outreach and promoting health education topics and healthcare services
  • Collaborating with pre-existing patients and partner organizations
  • Recruiting participants, implementing and executing program using established protocols
  • Engaging in program planning,
  • developing community relationships

Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate

  • Compassionate
  • Open-minded
  • Non-judgmental
  • Self-starter
  • Multi-tasker; ability to balance
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and data entry skills

Knowledge Required for the Position

Skill with Microsoft Office or other software for a variety of data processing operations involving a range of problem solving, record keeping, correspondence, and service tracking options

Supervision

The supervisor assigns service activities in terms of project objectives and basic priorities and is available for consultation in resolving controversial issues.

Review

  • The service activities are reviewed for accuracy through spot checks, through complaints from customers, and through observation of the Member at service
  • The Member independently plans and carries out the projects and selects the approaches and methods to be used in solving problems
  • Completed projects are reviewed very generally to determine that objectives have been met and are in compliance with policies and regulations

Guidelines

Guidelines are generally applicable, but the Member independently makes adaptations in dealing with problems and unusual situations.

Complexity

The facts or conditions of the service position are clear cut, predictable, and apply directly to the assignment.

Purpose and Impact of Service Position Assignments

Service position assignments involve a variety of conventional problems, questions, or situations that conform to established criteria.

Nature of Contacts

Clients

Purpose of Contacts

  • To motivate, influence, or educate people to support change behaviors
  • To provide and exchange information