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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Social Service
Health Care & Medicine
Community Health Educator (SK)
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in education, public health or advocacy role.

Minimum Work Experience
2 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 2-4 years of related and progressive experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Community-Based Activities
  1. Develop and coordinate standard presentation package to use for community-based learning partnerships and community education outreach to promote injury prevention.
  2. Initiate grassroots outreach strategies to promote the injury prevention and the Safe Kids DC Program.
  3. Collaborate with health specialists and civic groups to determine community health needs and the availability of services, and to develop goals for meeting needs.
  4. Develop and maintain health education libraries to provide resources for staff and community agencies.
  5. Provide data and maintain tracking system for report of education and outreach interventions and lives touched; communicate barriers, challenges and any other issues that affect the target population.
  6. Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, event calendars and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs.
  7. Provide assistance in coordination of special events and other outreach activities.
Administrative Support
  1. Answer incoming calls/emails and field inquiries related to the dissemination of injury prevention resources, event scheduling, etc.
  2. Prepare data collection for statistical reporting purposes.
  3. Ensure accuracy of data, work and information.
External Collaboration
  1. Advocate the needs, concerns and recommendations of CNMC through participation and representation of the institution's interests at community meetings and functions.
  2. Assist in the Safe Kids DC program functions of CNMC community partnerships and other programs.
  3. Develop and maintain relationships in the community with individuals and organizations that provide services to targeted populations.
  4. Coordinate meetings as assigned with key individuals and organizations to promote The Safe Kids DC program.
Strategic Assistance
  1. Provide input and recommendations about the effectiveness of injury prevention activities.
Internal Communication and Collaboration
  1. Serve as a resource for internal groups and staff to facilitate and coordinate their injury prevention efforts.
  2. Prepare correspondence, memoranda, reports and position papers as needed and provide support for departmental activities, such as receptions, seminars, conferences, etc.
  3. Coordinate meetings as assigned with key individuals and organizations to promote injury prevention.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.