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School of Medicine:
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Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health . Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Health Education Specialist LIVE FOR LIFE at Duke
LIVE FOR LIFE® at Duke is a comprehensive employee wellness initiative that is focused on enhancing the health and well-being of the workforce by providing opportunities that measurably improve health and well-being throughout the University community. LIVE FOR LIFE seeks to create a culture of health movement that empowers every member of Duke University to be proactive and holistic in enhancing the quality-of-life for themselves, their loved ones, and the entire community.
Develop, implement, coordinate & evaluate various health education programs & activities for employee based health promotion program. Full time.
This position is currently working with and heavily involved with the employee Contact Tracing Program for Covid19.
Work as a lead Tracer with the Employee Contact Tracing Program
Work as the project lead in the coordination of the Duke Farmers Market, Mobile Market, Wellness Expo events and other health promotion events.
Assist Health Promotion Program Manager with the chair massage program, tobacco cessation outreach events, distribution of marketing materials for all programs, and other special projects & initiatives as needed.
Deliver group presentations on a variety of well-being topics.
Assist in evaluating current health promotion programs.
Actively participate in, contribute to and promote the Healthy Duke initiative and cultivate collaborative opportunities with other Duke departments.
Oversee the scheduling and tracking of referrals into various LIVE FOR LIFE databases.
Develop health education marketing materials and messages in line with the business plan and assist with program marketing, including regularly updating website content.
Develop, analyze, and create reports from online surveys.
Uphold LIVE FOR LIFE business agreements with outside vendors.
Assist in supervision of Health Education Internship program.
Required BA/BS in Health Education, Health Promotion/Wellness or related health field.
CHES certification and Master’s Degree preferred, but not required.
Minimum 1 year experience in employee health promotion setting. Must have experience in marketing, design, and evaluation of health education programs and materials. Must possess some Exercise Science/Fitness related experience. Knowledge of behavior change theories, adult learning, and various delivery methods including in-person, Web and telephone applications.
Computer literacy in Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
Ability to create newsletters, fliers, surveys and mail merges using (Canva, Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, Doodle, and Mail Chimp)
Strong written & communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to create, implement and evaluate effective marketing plans/strategies
Ability to multi-task
An upbeat and energetic personality
A passion for health and wellness and a desire to help others achieve their goals.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.