Women's Health Patient Educator
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
The Women's Health Patient Educator provides direct patient
education to expectant women and their families within the
communities Wellstar serves. As such, they assume a variety of
roles such as subject matter expert, teacher, patient coach,
researcher, and consultant. The Women's Health Patient Educator is
responsible for directly leading educational courses offered at a
wide variety of patient centered times and locations including day,
evening, and weekend options. The Women's Health Patient Educator
reports to the Manager of Women's Health and is responsible for the
learning and development needs for those they have been designated
to support. As a member of the Women's Health Service Line, it is
expected that the individual upholds and supports Wellstar in
achieving its mission and goals, fosters communication and
collaborative practice between disciplines and serves as a positive
role model to promote professional practice. This work is done in
partnership with system and facility resources to ensure alignment
and sustainability. The scope of the responsibility for the
position includes both system and community activities.
Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor's or Master's degrees in these areas; nursing, public
health, health promotion, health communications, social work.
Degrees in other fields maybe considered with evidence of
sufficient experience and/or professional certification in the
areas listed above.
Required Minimum Experience :
Two or more years of professional experience within a health or
behavioral health system. Experience working with persons and
populations with diverse backgrounds; proficiency in health
education and health promotion theory and practice; high-quality
written and oral interpersonal communication skills; competence in
public speaking and presenting.
Required Minimum Skills:
Ability to read, write and speak the English language, optimize the
use of technology to support learning and holds basic computer
skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with
customer service skills required; Ability to function in an
autonomous manner. Possess excellent time management skills;
possess a strong understanding of adult learning theories and can
utilize multi-methods to implement education.
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Women's Health Patient Educator, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia
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