Health Education Specialist

Post #
7227
Company
Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Department
Department of Medicine - Screening
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days
Salary
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

The Health Education Specialist develops and implements community and professional educational program plans, intervention strategies, educational trainings, meetings and seminars, and works with community providers, Roswell Park staff, and clinicians to develop and present educational programs for patients, the public, and professionals related to cancer screening. The Health Education Specialist also trains and coordinates the training curriculum for volunteers, staff and community members as it relates to cancer screening and prevention interventions and works collaboratively with other agencies, institutions and individuals in Western New York to create, evaluate and present appropriate cancer education programs and materials to meet the missions and goals of Roswell Park.

Qualifications

Applicant must possess a Master’s degree in public health, health education or a related field and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in a community education related field; or a Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education or a related field and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience in a community education related field. The preferred candidate will have: experience with community health centers and physicians in the WNY region; experience with cancer screening; and experience with patient navigation. The preferred candidate will also have eligibility for certification as a Health Education Specialist.

This is a grant-funded position.  Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans