Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Health Educator - Weight Management Job

Job Number: TMH14372

Job Title: Health Educator Weight Management - per diem

Department: Weight Mgt Services - 1103225

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Masters Degree in Health Education, or related field. Knowledge of weight management and behavioral change. Certified Health Educator Specialist (CHES) preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

One year of experience in a weight management program in a research or commercial, preferably in a clinical environment. Experience in providing individual and group educational programs for patients or other consumers.


Under general supervision of the Weight Management Medical Director and the Behavioral Medicine Clinical Director, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver weight management health and behavioral education groups, events & workshops to meet the needs of the weight management program patient. The ultimate goal of the education is long-term, lifestyle change aimed at achieving the health benefits of effective weight management. This role includes the responsibilities to abide by established policies and procedures to evaluate, assess and contribute to a team treatment disposition, based on relevant Weight Management Program treatment protocols. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.