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Community Health Educator 2

2740 Prosperity 610352 Full Time 2740 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

As a Community Health Educator 2, you will help support our PrEP Navigation Program which navigates community members to PrEP services and provides patient education. Providing educational instruction to community health education classes and programs is of vital importance. To help achieve our mission, maintaining expert knowledge of your specified field while identifying national trends as they apply to the population served is expected. Performing necessary administrative functions in accordance with program policies is required.

Job Responsibilities:
 
  • Understands the basic learning requirements of grade school, adolescent and/or adult learners and provides instruction based on specified program curriculum.
  • Engages with patients in individual activities, interventions and evaluations in addition to facilitating group coaching/counseling sessions.
  • Supports a team of clinical professionals and a diverse group of patients for the Inova Juniper Program and other programs.
  • Obtains necessary supplies, equipment and forms prior to classes and returns supplies/evaluations to the Program Coordinator or Program Manager upon completion of classes.
  • Demonstrates excellent instructional, communication and interpersonal skills while properly utilizing educational materials and visual teaching aids to enhance program effectiveness.
  • Maintains rooms/equipment in a safe manner and reports any safety issue to the Program Manager.
  • Maintains licensure and/or certification in specified field and attends program staff meetings on a regular basis.



Requirements:

 

​​​Education:
  • High school education or GED

Experiences: 

  • Preferred but required, teaching or providing health education programs
  • Satisfactory completion of employer provided training program.

Certification:

  • CPR certified