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Community Health Educator

Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Job ID: 1175109
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for the planning, developing and implementing of prevention community health education. Serves as a resource for school and community groups and an access point in delivering best practice programs.


  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and oversees delivery of school and/or community health education and screenings. Consults with school community clients to determine health needs and assists in formulating and implementing plans to reduce risk factors.
  • Partners with program staff, physicians, hospital administration, and relevant clinical disciplines and marketing teams to implement an integrated approach to managing priority populations.
  • Establishes key relationships with community-based organizations focused on improving the health of their employees/school age children to gain efficiencies in providing programming and support to requesting agencies.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of programs by implementing, monitoring and tracking program outcomes. Assesses health trends and ways to evaluate and focus on high risk and special needs populations.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Healthcare Admin/related
    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer