Sanford Health Health Promotion Specialist - Women and Children's Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Health Promotion Specialist | Women and Children's Center | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : WOMEN/CHILDREN CENTER

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for educating, coaching and/or enrolling clients in personal health and wellness programs. Required to assist in the development of personal wellness programs and packages. Works directly with clients to develop personalized plans based on client need. Also provides community education classes on healthy behaviors and a healthy lifestyle in a variety of formats including large and small groups. Must be able to be accountable to tasks and work productivity. Must have a working knowledge of health promotion, behavior change and fitness. Has the knowledge and skill to develop a plan of exercise based on current client stage development. Requires the ability to adapt exercise instruction to various ages, fitness levels, limitations, and disease state. Must have the ability to engage and teach consumers, provide ongoing assessment of clients. Requires skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients, department team members and the public. Requires the ability to react calmly and effectively to emergency situations. Requires the ability to communicate clearly. Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Requires the ability to be diplomatic and organized.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

Position works with children, youth, parents and women to provide health promotion programs and services. Bachelors degree in Health Promotions or related field preferred. Experience in working with community services is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS

Current CPR certification. Certification from one of the following group fitness certification bodies required: ACE, AFAA, NETA (Formally NDEITA), IFA, Exercise Science Alliance, NASM, or any other certifying body approved by the department director. Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related field/certification related to field of exercise science.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S.

employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Community Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req21546