ChristianaCare is looking to hire a full time Community Health Educator to support Southern Delaware in Kent and Sussex Counties.
The successful candidate will be working full time in Kent and/or Sussex county on a daily basis Monday to Friday.
To provide education through Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education Training Center Regional Partner- Delaware to identify agencies in Kent and Sussex Counties that would benefit from education on HIV/AIDS, PrEP (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), Hepatitis C, and various other topics. This position will be an educator that focuses on training the community provider in an effort to improve clinical outcomes in people living with HIV.
The MidAtlantic AETC recognizes the complexity of providing quality HIV/AIDS care, including the interplay among HIV clinical management, the care system, and the patient's needs. The MidAtlantic AETC responds to the intersecting issues of HIV, hepatitis C, sexually transmitted infections, substance use, and mental illness. The program focuses on improving prevention, care, and treatment of HIV and related disorders.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Abide by all components of the scope of work and project work plan
Responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of training programs, technical assistance and other activities related to the project
Coordination of the clinical content of training, development and implementation of curricula, consultation, and technical assistance
Develop materials and design program for conferences, workshops, and other educational activities
Responsible for preparing reports, summaries and documentation related to training, consultation, providing technical assistance and outcome evaluations
Responsible for maintaining databases, data entry, providing reports and other data as needed
Collection of relevant training, capacity building, and outcome data for reporting to Center Headquarters
Prepares and submits applications for Continuing Education Credits to the Medical Society of Delaware (CME) and Department of Nursing Research and Education at Christiana Care (CNE) and tracks documentation for continuing education.
Also participate in relevant conference calls, committees, planning groups as needed both internally and externally.
This exempt employee may need to participate some in weekend and/or evening events over the course of the year.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Acts as a liaison between Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education Training Center and community agencies regarding services provided to the community agencies. Frequent contact with healthcare support staff from various agencies to discern educational needs and create educational plan
DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Two years of community education/outreach experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge and skills to provide education to a variety of target audiences
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to prioritize work assignments
Ability to work as a team player
Skill in interpersonal relationships
Knowledge of community resources
Skill in oral and written communication
Understanding of the needs of residents in Kent/Sussex counties
Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to be well organized and self-motivated.
Appropriately intervenes when policies or standards are violated.
Displays attitude of helpfulness, courtesy & cooperation toward participants, families, physicians & other personnel.
Ability to represent Christiana Care and the Holloway Community Program in a professional, positive manner at all times.
Verbal Spanish fluency a plus but not a prerequisite.
Ability to travel. Strong understanding of how to meet the needs of underserved individuals.
Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, handling, reaching, twisting, walking, standing, and sitting. Ability to travel.
Internal Number: JR57374
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.