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Health Educator

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Maywood
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Health Educator

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Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location


Position Type

Part-time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week




Shift Hours


Weekend Work

Weekends as Needed

On Call Work

No On-Call Required

Holiday Work

No Holidays Required


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change. The Health Educator performs community assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on health promotion to provide educational programs in the community and corporate setting.


A day in the life of an Health Educator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Participates in assessment of health education needs and identification of target populations based on New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services Community Health Profile.
  • Assesses and updates annual community needs assessment.
  • Provides structured programs in accordance with community health education needs.
  • Identification and involvement of local leadership in the planning and implementation and maintenance of needed health education services.
  • Assists community organizations, corporations, and Boards of Health in developing and improving their health education activities.
  • Prepares written health education plans with measurable objectives for the six components, basis on the Health promotion Guidelines.
  • Interprets objectives, standards and policies of local health departments to residents and organizations.
  • Prepares press releases and information about health education offerings.
  • Prepares pamphlets, brochures, flyers and marketing materials describing health education activities.
  • Evaluates and reports success in achieving predetermined health education objectives.
  • Prepares and writes detailed report utilizing appropriate formats regarding health promotion programs to boards of health and corporations.
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.


    Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Baccalaureate degree in a related field, including, but not limited to, health education, community health, nursing and/or public health from an accredited college or university.
    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in health education.
    • Complete continuing education contact hours annually in accordance with the requirements of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.Licenses and Certifications Required:
      • Certified Health Education Specialist.
      • Valid Driver's License from a USA state.If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack , Health Educator, Other , Maywood, New Jersey

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