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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Health Educator, School of Medicine - Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Health Educator fora 5-year, extramurally funded project to improve health outcomes for children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. The project is part of a quality improvement effort that centers on health education and data integration improve patient outcomes for sickle cell disease. This project focuses on both disease modifying and curative therapies and will involve collaboration between the Sickle Cell Disease and SCD-focused Blood & Marrow Transplant program teams.

The health educator will be central in managing and creating content for the program. There is a possibility this role will interact with patients, but is not a specified duty at this time.


  • Develops, conducts and evaluates health education programs.

  • Researches, develops, designs and/or writes health education materials.

  • Develops, conducts and advises related support groups.

  • Develops and implements health education courses; conducts outreach programs.

  • Coordinates publicity for programs, events, and related activities.

  • May facilitate projects or activities related to attaining or maintaining accreditation.

  • Develops and maintains information concerning services pertaining to health education and health concerns.

  • May conduct or participate in research projects related to health issues.

  • Provides skill training related to health issues.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Health Education or a related field and two years of experience in an area related to health education, OR a combination of education, training and experience.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed and at times, on short notice. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 129663

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Sickle Cell

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Position involves clinical patient contact.

Job Category Business Operations

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor