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Health Educator I
Summary
Title:Health Educator I
ID:610119122111
Department:Health Promotion
Job Status:Full Time
Location:Klawock
Description

Health Educator I

(Klawock)

SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.

 

Position Summary

The Health Educator I  is a member of the SEARHC Health Promotion team and will assist in planning and implementing evidence based and promising health education strategies, interventions and programs as well as serve as a health education resource person. Specifically this position addresses chronic disease risk factors in group settings and one-on-one lifestyle coaching in partnership with SEARHC providers. These services are provided to individuals, small groups, and communities in the SEARHC region and may include presentations to larger groups of community members and/or Tribal leaders.   

 

Baseline Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health, School Health, Health Sciences or in a related field from an accredited school

OR

  • 4 years of progressively responsible, relevant, health promotion or related experience (paid or volunteer).
  • 1 year of progressively responsible, relevant, health promotion or related experience (paid or volunteer). Relevant education (beyond the minimum required) may be exchanged on a year for year basis for required experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Non-smoker.
  • Ability to travel to remote locations occasionally.

 

Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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