Health Educator - Rollins School of Public Health Job at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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  • Emory University
  • Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Discover Your Career at Emory University: Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Description:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops, conducts and evaluates health education programs. Researches, develops, designs and/or writes health education materials. Develops, conducts and advises related support groups. Develops and implements health education courses; conducts outreach programs. Coordinates publicity for programs, events, and related activities. May facilitate projects or activities related to attaining or maintaining accreditation. Develops and maintains information concerning services pertaining to health education and health concerns. May conduct or participate in research projects related to health issues. Provides skill training related to health issues. Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

We are seeking two fulltime kidney health coaches to work on a project funded by the National Institute of Health conducted at Emory University entitled Mitigating the Effects of Structural Racism on Chronic Kidney Disease Disparities among African Americans. Each kidney health coach is responsible for a panel of patients and, in collaboration with other members of an integrated primary care team, helping patients with individualized support, providing education on chronic kidney disease treatment and care, aiding in achieving their health care goals through assistance in overcoming barriers, and navigating interactions between patients and the health care system. The kidney health coach will be a non-medical individual with strong interpersonal skills (including being an active listener, having empathy and compassion, being a creative problem solver), proficiency with computers, and dedication to supporting African American/Black patients with chronic kidney disease.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Health Education or a related field and two years of experience in an area related to health education, OR a combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate degree or bachelors degree in health science, biology, and/or public health. Preference for those with personal experience (either themselves or a family member) with chronic kidney disease and experience delivering culturally-sensitive health education to African American/Black patients NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee. Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture: Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Job Tags

Full time, Remote job, Work from home,

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