Health Educator (20 Hours Weekly) - Primary Care Obesity
Children's National Hospital
Washington, DC, USA
Health Educator (20 Hours Weekly) - Primary Care Obesity-(210003P5)
The Health Educator will provide educational resources to families about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and safe infant sleep environment. S/he will be responsible to schedule and conduct educational inservices regarding a safe infant sleep environment. S/he will assist in data collection for ongoing research and evaluation of interventions. S/he will collaborate with other partner organizations in SIDS risk reduction activities.
Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Degree or equivalent experience in a related field. (Required)
Minimum Work Experience 5 years Related and progressive experience (Required)
Required Skills/Knowledge Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills. Skills in word processing and data entry required. Excellent customer relations skills required.
Functional Accountabilities Education
Schedule and conducts training for parents, child care providers, and members of the faith community.
Work collaboratively with others from other SIDS organizations.
Data Collection and Analysis
Collect accurate and complete information in surveys and interviews
Successfully facilitate focus groups and individual interviews.
Utilize software programs to maximize efficiency and performance.
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870 and is ranked among the Top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country. Children’s National is #1 in Neonatology for a fifth consecutive year and is ranked in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, including placement in the top 10 for: Cancer (#5), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#3), Orthopaedics (#6), Pulmonology(#8), Nephrology (#6) and Diabetes and Endocrinology (#10). Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Magnet® hospital three times, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. Children’s National offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.