This is a part-time/non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
Health Educator Part Time(Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center)
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) is a leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The center's world-renowned team of experts provides an integrated, personalized and patient-centered approach to cancer care, including treatment, research, support, education and outreach. From a wide variety of wellness programs to a leading REACH for Survivorship Clinic, patients find support from diagnosis through survivorship. VICC is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just two centers in Tennessee and 49 in the country to earn this highest distinction, and ranks in the top 10 nationwide for cancer research grant support.
JOB SUMMARY: Develop, conduct, and evaluate health education services for high risk intervention programs. Research, develop and design health education materials.
Conducts needs assessment and analyzes available data to develop formalized health education programs
Track program participation by conducting interviews, gathering data and using an electronic database program
Creates, controls and ensures that health care information is distributed to staff education and outreach programs
Evaluates programsÍ¾ performs research on relevant topics and develops and/or revises curriculum modules and/or presentation materials as appropriate
Coordinate health education programs and services with staff of other departments and organizations. Encourage joint programs
Write/design health education materials as needed
Track and produce an annual report showing impact of intervention program. Report tracking data to management, write reports and compose correspondence
Conduct surveys, make presentations and use media to promote health and health related services
Participates in the development, marketing and promotional goals and strategies of the program(s)
Coordinate the activities of consultants, agencies and other providers involved in specific programs
Participate in projects relating to health education
Conduct biometric testing on individuals (height, weight, blood pressure, body composition)
** Minimum Requirements for Qualification **
Bachelor's Degree and 2 years relevant experience
(Bilingual is Spanish is preferred but not required)
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Â· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Â· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.