Community Health Educator - Registered Dietitian

Job Description

Job ID: 1189354
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

Plans, develops and oversees the K-12 educational health prevention curriculum models implemented out of the department specifically focusing on fitness, nutrition, safety: intentional or unintentional injuries, tobacco use, substance abuse, and comprehensive sexuality to include STD's/HIV-AIDS.

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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


    Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) License

  • 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