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University of Utah PS Health Educator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/14/2020

Requisition Number PRN10704N

Job Title PS Health Educator

Working Title PS Health Educator

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 8

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00272 - CON Nursing

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $19-$27/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

The University of Utah College of Nursing is a community of scholars engaged in exemplary programs of funded research and distinguished scholarship. This position will support an NIH -funded research study that utilizes a video-conference intervention ( VCI ) to engage women in a facilitated group approach to reducing perinatal depressive symptoms ( PDS ).

This is a grant funded position that is currently funded through November 30, 2021.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

1.Facilitate a series of group educational sessions for Spanish-speaking women using provided videoconferencing platform and standardized education manual

2.Monitor and report participant engagement

3.Assist with data collection and reports

4.Assist with the creation of presentation materials, manuscripts, etc.

5.Complete training in human subjects protection in research

6.Attend all team meetings

7.Complete all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

There are two levels in the Health Educator position.

Health Educator I: Candidate must have a BS in health promotion or related field. Ability to demonstrate entry level competence in the 7 Areas of Responsibilities for Health Education or 10 Essential Functions of Public Health.

Health Educator II: Candidate must have a BS in health promotion or related field, and four or more years of health education experience. Must also possess and maintain certification as a CHES , MCHES , or CPH . Ability to demonstrate working-level professional knowledge in the 7 Areas of Responsibilities for Health Education or 10 Essential Functions of Public Health.

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills required.

Training in a specific health area may be preferred.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Degree in health education or a related health administration field.

Community Health Worker or equivalent.

Proficiency in Spanish and English.

Experience with, or willingness to learn, videoconference/telehealth technology.

Engaged in Latino community.

Have experience in teaching topics in parenting and/or childbirth education.

Special Instructions Summary

As a category 2A position, the new employee will work virtually. Responsibilities and work environment may shift as COVID regulations change.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “employment@utah.edu” or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: “oeo@umail.utah.edu” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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