Education Specialist-OP Nutrition Svcs(supplemental)

WakeMed Raleigh, NC
About WakeMed

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health

Position Information

The Education Specialist provides health education programs and services through the WakeMed ENERGIZE Program, collaborating with community partners. Assists with the screening and assessment of children and families at risk for developing diabetes. Develops and implements education content, provides group and individual healthy lifestyle education to ENERGIZE participants who range in ability, age and physical condition or limitations. The Education Specialist will also assist in classroom data collection and ENERGIZE! program implementation.

Experience Requirements:

3 Years Education - Health And/Or Wellness Programs Required

Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree Health Education Or Exercise Science Or Related Field Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Basic Life Support Required

Hours of Work: evenings

Weekend Requirements: No Weekends

Call Requirements: none