Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion, Health Promotion & Wellness, Health Exercise and Sport Science or like field. Certified Community Health Education Specialist or in process of getting CHES. Minimum of two years of broad community experience in Health Education or Public Health. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and prefer bilingual in Spanish. Must have and maintain a current understanding of best practices to engage members of the public as health seekers, motivating them toward health risk reduction. Areas of practical knowledge and experience include nutrition, physical activity, emotional/mental health, health literacy, health system navigation, patient rights and health information privacy.
Responsible for educating participants about their health risks and/or conditions, educating them about resources available to them, and facilitating lifestyle behavior change by performing (but not limited to) the following duties. Reviews written or on-line health risk assessment (HRA) and biometric screening results with participant and establishes appropriate health goals and supports participants to meet health and wellness objectives.