The Prevention Education Coordinator is responsible for the prevention education program's day-to-day operations included in this job description. Coordinates and conducts all Prevention/Education activities for Pathways. The coordinator works with the Director and management team to prepare prevention education program goals and objectives. The Coordinator works in a variety of environments including, but not limited to, schools, housing developments, and community agencies.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Represents Pathways at all County level and other meetings appropriate to the Prevention/Education department and keeps records of meeting content.
- Seeks and applies for grants when available to support the work of the Agency and the Prevention Education Department in particular.
- Demonstrates, and uses audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to schools and general public.
- Prepares and administers educational handout materials
- Secures feedback on presentations and records results.
- Maintains a working knowledge of the Health System and its components, with an understanding of the corporate function and interaction of the various Health System affiliates.
- Meets with school administration and/or faculty, representatives of community groups, etc., to prepare outlines for effective presentations.
- Maintains a working knowledge of federal and state regulatory laws, including HIPAA.
- Communicate clearly and comfortably in front of large and small groups, and communicate ideas and concepts clearly.
- Compiles data, issues reports, and assures compliance with Prevention Education requirements, public regulations, the Joint Commission and other regulatory standards.
- Coordinates schedule of all Prevention Department employees, and assists in the annual evaluation process.
The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year degree with four years' experience in Behavioral Health or: Master's Degree in education or social service field, with two years' experience with related work.
- Competent knowledge and use of Power Point and other presentation media and basic computer programs including word processing and basic spreadsheet applications.
- Experience and proficiency in public presentations on a variety of behavioral health topics and demonstrated assertiveness while maintaining good will in meetings with other professionals and local officials.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands - Light
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.