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RN Health Educator - Naperville, IL - Educator

Company: Edward Hospital
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

RN Health Educator - Naperville, IL--
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Coordinates and provides clinical and educational services at community and corporate events and screenings.-- Assists in the design and development of prevention/education lectures and screenings.-- Provides patient/client consultations specific to cardiovascular health management including screening results interpretations.
CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY:
It is the obligation of each employee of Edward - Elmhurst Health to abide by and promote the mission and values of the system to ensure that excellent services are delivered with compassion.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-- (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions, as defined by the
ADA, except those that begin with the word "May.")
1.---------------- Participates in the planning, development and delivery of hospital-sponsored community education and/or screening programs.



  • Coordinates and/or provides clinical services at screening activities including but not limited to phlebotomy, body fat and/or blood pressure measurements, and clinical results reporting.
  • Sets up screening area according to hospital guidelines.
  • Monitors the flow of participants and ensures pertinent documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Transcribes clinical data onto screening questionnaires, maintaining confidential nature of information.
  • Scans questionnaires and collates results packages.
  • Maintains appropriate supply levels and notifies manager of additional program need.
  • Delivers presentations as requested.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of programs provided.-- Works with manager to revise and enhance these programs.
  • Represents the hospital in a consistently professional manner at screenings, presentations, health fairs and the like.


  • Participates in the delivery of risk reduction workshops and/or individual patient consultations.

    Assures all services provided are delivered in accordance with hospital standards, regulatory, legal and accreditation agency requirements.
    Coordinates and participate in patient referrals for risk reduction services.-- Provides follow-up as necessary with patient and/or referring physician.
    Prepares and delivers individual and/or group risk reduction consultations.
    Monitors effectiveness of consultations provided through written and verbal participant feedback.-- Revises content as necessary to meet participant need.
    Maintains detailed records of consultations provided, actions taken for follow up and results.-- Prepares reports of activity as requested by manager.
    Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate journals and other literature and attending related seminars, conferences and the like.
    Assists manger in activities related to quality improvement including data collection, reporting, implementation and evaluation of prevention and education services.


    Serves as professional educational resource to members of clinical staff.

    Conducts prevention and clinical education inservices based upon formal and informal needs assessments.-- Evaluates effectiveness of programs in improving staff competence and patient outcomes.
    Communicates as necessary with other personnel to coordinate the delivery of prevention and clinical education services.
    Collaborates with medical staff and incorporates clinically related information into daily clinical practice.-- Proactively shares pertinent clinical information with clinical staff.
    Actively networks and participate in professional organizations.-- Serves as a professional role model for clinical staff.



    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree level of education or training
  • Minimum two years of previous experience


  • Required License and/or Certification:

    • Current state Registered Nurse licensure
    • Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross


Keywords: Edward Hospital, Naperville , RN Health Educator - Naperville, IL - Educator, Healthcare , Naperville, Illinois

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