Health Educators

Health Educators

Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as a resource to assist individuals, other healthcare workers, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Cooperation * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Concern for Others * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted. * Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care. * Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.


Government, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Community and Social Service

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