Health Education Coordinator (11250)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL

ID: 7071121
Posted: October 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Posting Description:
The Health Education Coordinator will collaborate with housing managers, church representatives, school nurses or administrators, food pantry leaders to coordinate and implement asthma and other community education that is available to them free of charge through the WE CARE Clinic on SIUE’s East St. Louis campus. The selected candidate will then provide health coaching for community groups and individual clients about chronic illnesses such as asthma services available at the clinic. This grant-funded position educates the public about the Asthma Trigger Assessment Program (ATAP) which is in place to educate parents, families, children and other individuals who might encounter people with asthma. Additionally, the Coordinator will meet with all clients identified by WE CARE FNP for potential home assessments, health education, smoking cessation, or other needs as identified and then facilitate health education, perform home visits for asthma triggers, conduct smoking cessation classes and individual sessions with the identified clients. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the program.

Due to the professional responsibilities of this position, occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

This position is a current, grant-funded, civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's WE CARE Clinic in East St. Louis and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.

To Apply for this Vacancy:

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Applicants must submit an updated and complete Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed".) If the application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your application to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.


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