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Women's Health Patient Educator

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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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