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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 11:59 PM

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Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Monday:Friday, 8AM:5PM
Standard Hours:40.00
Department Name: OPR Teen Hlth Connection Fund
Location: Therapeutic Research and Devel
Location Details: Teen Health Connection, Randolph Road
Job Summary
Promotes health and reduces risk factors for adolescents through the implementation and evaluation of health behavior programs. Works collaboratively with medical providers to improve the health of teens including issues related to substance abuse prevention, healthy relationships and physical fitness.
Essential Functions
:Utilizes the principles and practices of public health in the provision of health:related services.
:Assesses needs of community by compiling and analyzing health information, and interfacing with health professionals and community leaders.
:Develops education programs focused on positive changes in health behavior with an emphasis on physical activity, substance abuse prevention and healthy relationships.
:Conducts outreach, marketing and advocacy in the implementation of adolescent health and medicine.
:Serves as a health education triage consultant to Teen Health Connection clinical team members.
:Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking and interpersonal relationship skills.
:Disseminates information about Teen Health Connection services and programs.
Physical Requirements
Work usually occurs in a clinical/office setting, but with some limited work in school or community settings. Position requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in community and clinic/office settings.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Must speak and write English fluently and in understandable terms. Bachelors Degree in Health Education or related field required. Masters degree in Public Health, Health Education or related behavioral science area preferred. 2 years experience in health education or related field of behavioral science required. Valid drivers license required. Must have reliable transportation.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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