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Sanford Health Screening Educator (PRN) - Health & Wellness in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: GSS National Campus
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 4800 W 57th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57108, USA
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Provides appropriate recommendations and referrals following established standards and practices. Incorporates teaching/learning principles and adapt to group/individual needs. Maintains procedures, competencies and algorithms following established standards and practices. Holds accountability for operating screening equipment. *Position is PRN (as needed ) for various events. Typically a 4-8 hour shift.

Provides health and wellness screenings which may include height, weight, body mass index, girth measurements, blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, hemoglobin A1C, cotinine, flu shots, fitness assessments and other on-site preventive health services within scope of practice. Administers well being screening. Provides education regarding health factors and lifestyle behaviors influencing results within scope of practice. Provides appropriate recommendations and referrals following established standards and practices. Incorporates teaching/learning principles and adapt to group/individual needs.

Controls variances. Documents and communicate clearly. Collaborates with and support participants, clients, team members, other departments and community agencies.

Functions in expanded roles outside the screening environment. Be self-motivated, independent and able to work within a confined space. Maintains confidentiality of health information. Be creative and well organized to meet the demands and solve problems of the screening and preventative health services program. Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Serves as a resource for colleagues and assist with training new team members. Identifies areas for improvement.

Works variable hours dependent on screening schedule to include evenings and weekends. Driving, travel and overnight travel required.

Qualifications

Graduate of a health promotion/wellness/allied health program, nursing, or license practical nursing program.

If a graduate from a nursing program, prefer nationally accredited nursing program, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

If a graduate of a nursing program, currently holds an unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) or License Practical Nurse (LPN) license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. If licensed to practice as a RN/LPN, licensure in the state of Minnesota must be obtained with three months of hire.

Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Candidates without BLS certification must obtain within three months of employment.

Current valid driver's license is required based on department needs and when applicable.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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 .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Health Plan
Req Number: R-55214
Featured: No