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Community Health Educator - Part Time

Job Description

Job ID: 1200392
Employment Status: Part-Time
More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.


The Community Education Staff is comprised of registered nurses and registered dietitians committed to living a healthy lifestyle. Community Education provides health promotion and disease prevention services in the Greater St. Louis region using a system based model - partnering with various community organizations including businesses, faith-based and non-for-profit organizations and public/government service groups. The goal of Community Education is to enhance access to health care services and promote health and wellness within Missouri Baptist and in the community. The Community Education staff helps individuals identify their risk for disease and the steps they can take to improve their overall health.


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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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