The Health Educator will be a team member of the Johns Hopkins University's Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorder Center. The Health Educator will work with the movement disorders team and will assist the nurse coordinator with responsibilities in three main areas including (1) facilitation of community outreach and education programs; (2) supporting the Pacing for Parkinson’s fundraising campaign; and (3) assisting with research protocols. The Health Educator will work in conjunction with the healthcare team with the goal of providing excellent patient care to individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and other related disorders.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Program coordination/development of various outreach activities, support groups and educational events – local and remote • Center liaison for the Pacing for Parkinson’s campaign • Create educational materials for brochures and presentations • Participate in raising awareness of movement disorder center and programs • Generate biannual newsletters and update website for the division • Maintain data and records for programs • Assist in the preparation of grant proposals
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in health sciences or related field
Some related experience.
Must have reliable transportation in order to fulfill outreach responsibilities.
Additional experience may substitute for some education per JHU Equivalency Formula:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Individual must process high degree of professionalism, confidentiality.
Must be able to identify needs, resolve issues and work with a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to travel to outreach locations in Baltimore and surrounding communities.
Use of Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and Internet end-user applications.
Classified Title: Health Educator Working Title: Health Educator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003519-SOM Neuro Movement Disorders Personnel area: School of Medicine
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