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Health Educators :

Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as a resource to assist individuals, other healthcare workers, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $53,940.00
Average Time to Fill 55 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 506
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 14.13 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Organization
Decision-making
Professionalism
Integrity
Leadership
Written Communication
Problem-solving
Work Ethic
Teamwork
Intellectual Risk-taking
Resource Allocation
Creativity
Technology and Tool Usage
Conflict Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Teach principles of medicine
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Develop educational presentations
Prepare educational or training related reports or presentations
Prepare tests
Develop instructional materials
Organize educational material or ideas
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Develop educational and instructional programs
Coordinate educational content
Update educational curriculum
Monitor student progress
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Guide class discussions
Teach secondary or post-secondary courses
Evaluate student performance
Teach food or nutrition principles
Teach medical self care
Teach medical laboratory procedures
Teach laboratory safety
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction
Teach correct eating habits
Teach health or hygiene practices


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Budgeting
Case Management
Workshops
Therapy
Certified Lactation Consultant
Program Development
Project Management



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