Posting Summary: The Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention & Education at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for a Health Education Coordinator. The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of in-person and online health professional education in diabetes, diabetes prevention, cardiovascular risk reduction and use of telehealth and mhealth to improve health care. They will assist in identifying and reaching out to clinical and community sites involved with diabetes and cardiovascular risk reduction in an ongoing State-wide effort to network providers and community resources and educate them about the use of telehealth and mhealth to improve access to care. They will help to develop, design and deliver health professional training modules on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, lifestyle behavior change, use of telehealth platforms and mhealth applications. They will also help with the website maintenance and other social media or communication tools to improve the Center's communication channels.
A Bachelor's degree in education, public health, nursing, health promotion, or related field of study with at least four years of experience in a professional field is required. Experience in adult educational design and delivery, use of technology to improve health professional training, telehealth or mhealth knowledge, and program/event planning and evaluation in a university setting is preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in education, public health, nursing, health promotion, or related field of study.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least four years of experience in professional field
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience in adult educational design and delivery, use of technology to improve health professional training, telehealth or mhealth knowledge, and program/event planning and evaluation in a university setting is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques, as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient-related information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations. 2. Ability to make sound judgments independently or as a team member. 3. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. 4. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. 5. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word Excel Outlook
Internal Number: 353_86102
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.