Community Educator - Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR67273
******Grant Funded Position******
ChristianaCare is looking for a Community Educator to work with the Community Health Outreach and Education program to promote access to services, provide health education and assist community members in navigating the health care and social services systems, especially for individuals requiring assistance with cancer screenings, Screening for Life and Christiana Care Financial Assistance, financial assistance (other programs).
In this role, the Community Educator will establish and maintain professional relationships with community leaders, faith leaders and others responsible for providing services to the community. In addition, the educator will work directly with residents in Wilmington and New Castle County to plan and implement community health programs related to Lung Cancer.
Benefits of working at Christiana Care:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
High school diploma required; bachelor's degree preferred
One-year community and patient experience required, more preferred.
Computer experience required.
Bi-lingual language skills are a plus.
Public speaking, group facilitation and excellent writing skills preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required.
Access to personal vehicle. Full time hours. Ability to work flexible schedule, including some nights/weekends as needed. Knowledge of New Castle County.
About Christiana Care:
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs.
ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,227 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.