Emory

  • Health Educator

    Job Number
    19600
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Psych: Child Psych - CAMP
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Behavioral Health, Counseling & Clergy
  • Description

     

    MotherToBaby Counselor Needed at Emory University School of Medicine

     


    MotherToBaby Georgia is a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) supported by Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The MotherToBaby counselor will provide evidence-based information to pregnant women, mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

    Responsibilities:
    Primary responsibilities include providing information (by telephone, email, or text) about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, supporting growth of the service, and participating in OTIS/MotherToBaby education and research initiatives. Other responsibilities include: maintaining program Facebook page; providing presentations, workshops, and in-services; and participating in Teratology Society and OTIS meetings/activities.

    Requirements:
    Background in health education, genetic counseling, social work, or nursing is required. Master’s degree and two years of experience preferred. Experience in preconception/prenatal counseling and fluency in Spanish are desired. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.

     

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    • Develops, conducts and evaluates health education programs.
    • Researches, develops, designs and/or writes health education materials.
    • Develops, conducts and advises related support groups.
    • Develops and implements health education courses; conducts outreach programs.
    • Coordinates publicity for programs, events, and related activities.
    • May facilitate projects or activities related to attaining or maintaining accreditation.
    • Develops and maintains information concerning services pertaining to health education and health concerns.
    • May conduct or participate in research projects related to health issues.
    • Provides skill training related to health issues.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Health Education or a related field and two years of experience in an area related to health education, OR a combination of education, training and experience.

     

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