Guided by the broad mission of population health and Meritus’ Health, responsible for assisting in planning, implementing and evaluating evidenced based health and wellness education and outreach programs that focus on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle choices for all ages. Utilizes leading clinical health indicators and behavioral health theory as a basis for targeted population programming while strengthening the public’s preference for Meritus Health’s business units and services.
Education - Bachelor’s in Nursing required. Community Health Education Specialist certification preferred.
Experience – A minimum of two years of planning, facilitating, implementing and evaluating health education courses required.
Demonstrated knowledge of adult and child learning techniques, early childhood development and effective parenting techniques. Facilitation of groups with multiple interests and outside influences. Experience in community health outreach desired.
Licensure/Certification – Current license to practice as Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, or if resident of a state that participates in Nurse Multi-State Compact agreement, holds Registered Nurse License from that state that is designated as Compact or Multi-State Privilege using primary source verification and provides additional documentation as required by the Maryland Board of Nursing. RN License from a compact state with a designation of Single State does not meet the requirement and nurse must obtain a Maryland license. Current BLS (CPR) certification in compliance with policy required. Current valid drivers license and car insurance with access to a vehicle required.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation/facilitation skills required. Demonstrated ability to work with persons of all ages from diverse cultural and socio- economic backgrounds in an empathetic, nonjudgmental, respectful and professional manner. Ability to travel independently within the community. Flexibility in work schedule.