Jun 20, 2024

Health Educator (20 Hours Weekly) - Primary Care Obesity

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

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
  • 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.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgement
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

Goldberg - Shaw Metro
641 S Street NW
Washington 20001


: Allied Health


: Goldberg Cntr Cmnty Ped Hlth
Position Status: R (Regular) - PT - Part-Time
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8-430PM

Job Posting

: Dec 6, 2021, 7:24:46 AM