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Health Promotion Educator

Company: Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:
The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) is one of the nation's premier multispecialty medical groups and is the largest integrated medical group in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1980, the medical group has more than 1,700 Permanente physicians spanning more than 50 subspecialties. Together, we serve approximately 800,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia at 34 area medical centers, plus several community hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.
Job Summary:
MAPMG is seeking a Health Promotion Educator to support MAPMG's Delivery System Operations in the achievement of care and service delivery objectives and goals through the offering of health promotion programs and education resource services to patients. This part-time position will use multiple communication methods to engage, educate, and promote/influence participants in decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal health status and improving clinical outcomes.
This position will be based in Rockville, MD and offers a hybrid work arrangement with the ability to go into the office on an as-needed basis. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Washington D.C., Maryland, or Virginia area.

  • Provide health education interventions to individuals and groups using evidenced-based models, including behavior change and adult learning principles, for a variety of wellness-related topics
  • Inform and link patients to the appropriate health education resources and/or help patients navigate to appropriate clinical resources
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentiality of data collected through health education and training activities.
  • Provide feedback to health education team on content and class experiences in order to improve programs
  • Outreach to patients regarding programs that are available to support mental health promotion
  • Document any required notes (including outreach) in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system
  • Practice and promote innovative practice within ethical and legal guidelines using established policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate commitment to the organization's mission, vision, and values and serve as a role model for Kaiser Permanente brand
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure confidentiality of data collected through health education and coaching activities
  • Participate in virtual and in-person team and staff meetings and continuing education as requested
  • Ability to work effectively in a complex multi-entity environment
  • Maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive personal data/information
  • Maintain health education schedule
  • Perform other duties as requested


    • Bachelor's degree in health education, health promotion, public health, psychology or another relevant field, required
    • Certified Health Education Specialist credentials are preferred
    • A minimum of 3 years' experience with leading classes, motivational interviewing /healthy lifestyle behavior change
    • Demonstrated knowledge of health education, health promotion, adult learning theory and methodologies, motivational interviewing, health behavior change, and social determinants of health
    • Ability to speak Spanish is desirable
    • Ability to travel to medical centers throughout the DC metropolitan area
    • Demonstrated cultural awareness and sensitivity; understand the needs of a diverse population
    • Comfort and composure with crisis management and working with people experiencing behavioral health issues
    • Excellent independent judgment and decision-making skills, consistently demonstrating tact and diplomacy
    • Superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills required
    • Excellent presentation and group facilitation skills
    • Effective time management skills; ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands; responsive to requests, and punctual
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a variety of levels of an organization, both independently and as part of a team, with enthusiasm, initiative, and creativity
    • Regional residency required

      Competitive Benefits:
      We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that is designed to support our employees and their families' health and wellbeing. We offer competitive compensation and benefits designed to help our employees stay healthy and thrive in and beyond the workplace.

      • Competitive compensation package
      • 100% employer-funded medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and families
      • Great work/life balance
      • Generous paid time off, including vacation, holidays, and sick leave
      • Maternity and parental leave
      • Pension plan, and 401(k) retirement plan with employer contributions
      • Life insurance, and short-term disability and long-term disability coverage
      • Education reimbursement
      • Wellness programs and resources to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle
      • Employee Assistance Program

        Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity:
        At MAPMG, equity, inclusion, and diversity are at the core of our organizational culture. MAPMG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. We continuously work to identify and mitigate healthcare inequities, and that starts with providing an inclusive, supportive environment for our employees. We encourage applicants of any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin who value diversity and will commit to practicing culturally competent healthcare to apply.

        External hires must pass a background check and drug screening.
        We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
        We value our diversity and E/O/E M/F/D/V.

Keywords: Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Rockville , Health Promotion Educator, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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