Health and Wellness Specialist
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Non- Exempt $18.00 per hour. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, dental, and vision, fully funded by SRA, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K, mileage reimbursement, and more!


Job Description


This is a full time hourly professional position on the staff of the Area Agency on Aging intended to assist in training, developing, planning, implementing, outreach, and facilitating evidence-based programs for seniors in community groups and organizations as assigned in the 4-county area we service (Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Brevard). The position also requires administrative duties in the office such as billing, record keeping, and compliance reporting.


Responsibilities

Works with Program Manager and Director to promote the Evidence-Based programs to potential payers, including insurance companies and health care providers.

  • Serves as a resource for the general public concerning health and wellness information.
  • Participates in health fairs and community presentations, as assigned.
  • Assists with planning and development of Evidence-Based program materials and presentations for Senior Resource Alliance Health & Wellness Programs.
  • Coordinate outreach and education requests, plans and activities, and operational problems, and makes recommendations to the Program Manager.
  • Ensures that all client data is collected and maintains accurate records of all confidential workshop participant information.
  • Prepare and distribute flyers, public service announcements, press releases, and other outreach materials to increase public awareness of health and wellness activities.
  • Maintain HIPAA compliance.
  • Attends agency training sessions and meetings, as authorized by senior management.
  • Maintains Master Trainer Credentials to conduct Evidence-Based Leader classes and expand program capacity, as needed.
  • Coordinate and participate in health promotion outreach activities, identifying potential sites to serve seniors in low-income, minority, rural, and limited English speaking target areas of Planning and Service Area (PSA) 7.
  • This position requires the employee to travel throughout the four-county area: Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Brevard, as directed. The cost of travel is paid by the traveler and is reimbursed according to state travel reimbursements policies.

Perform other related tasks as assigned by supervisory staff and senior management.



Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and three years experience in training evidence-based programs, health and wellness, marketing, customer service, social services; or related work.
  • Successful completion of Level II background screening required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (required).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social services or health-related field preferred.
  • Master Trainer in Evidence-Based Programs, A Matter of Balance (MOB), the Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP), and the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program preferred.
  • This position requires a relatively high degree of independent action
  • You must have reliable transportation in order to travel within the 4-county area (required). Driving is an essential job function of this role; therefore, a clean motor vehicle record is required.
  • Any exceptions to the minimum requirements must be approved by the CEO.


Other Specialized Skills and Knowledge Required


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measurement using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Must be able to research topics related to programs and services for older adults, analyze data, and provide written and/or oral reports as required.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Proficiency in working with applications, online database systems, and internet resources.
  • Ability to research topics related to services for older adults (funding, program design, etc.), analyze data, and provide written and/or oral reports as required.


Work Environment and physical demands

The incumbent generally works part of the time in an office or home office environment, uses computers, telephone, and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate. Part of the time is traveling within the 4-county area to teach or perform outreach activities.

Sedentary work primarily involves sitting and standing. Required to use repetitive hand motion, talk, handle, reach, hear, bend, or lift up to 20 pounds.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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