Emory University Health Educator in atlanta, Georgia

Description

MotherToBaby Counselor Needed at Emory University School of Medicine

MotherToBaby Georgia is a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) supported by Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The MotherToBaby counselor will provide evidence-based information to pregnant women, mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilitiesinclude providing information (by telephone, email, or text) about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, supporting growth of the service, and participating in OTIS/MotherToBaby education and research initiatives. Other responsibilities include: maintaining program Facebook page; providing presentations, workshops, and in-services; and participating in Teratology Society and OTIS meetings/activities.

Requirements:

Background in health education, genetic counseling, social work, or nursing is required. Master’s degree and two years of experience preferred. Experience in preconception/prenatal counseling and fluency in Spanish are desired. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

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Job Number 19600

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Psych: Child Psych - CAMP

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Behavioral Health, Counseling & Clergy

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322