Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.
We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.
Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time OB GYN/Women's Health Educator to join our healthcare team at the Maryland Correctional Institution located in Jessup, MD.
The CHE designs and implements a comprehensive women's health education curriculum consisting of one four (4) hour session at least 3 days per week. The program may expand to five (5) days per week.
The women¿s health education program shall include but not be limited to comprehensive family planning services, preconception counselling to decrease risk of unintended pregnancy, education related to STI's, HIV, Hepatitis A,B and C, normal and abnormal discharges, pap smear, mammograms, cervical and breast cancer, breast feeding, nutrition, exercise during pregnancy, pregnancy spotting and cramping, first trimester terminations of pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, trauma and impact on clinical encounters.
The CHE will develop relationships with and include public health and community resource participants from Baltimore City in the women's health education program.
Establishes and maintains a resource pool of health professionals, current health care information, instructional aids, and media and material resources to assist and support women¿s health education.
Functions as a liaison with community health professionals to promote women¿s health education programs and services.
Collaborates with nursing and OB-GYN staff to provide instruction, presentation and dissemination of appropriate educational materials based on current and evidenced based practices and national accreditation standards for quality health care delivery.. Provides differentiated instruction to meet the needs of those instructed.
Provides monthly statistical reporting on program participation and other reports as required and conducts on-going evaluation of the women's health education program service delivery model.
Facilitate offender patient focus groups, health education seminars, and health fairs.
Participate in offender patient discharge planning to ensure continuity of care upon release into the community.
Serve as a health education resource for clinical and administrative staff and participate iin in-service education as needed.
Maintain confidentiality of all correspondence and medical files.
Attend CQI meetings and review trends related to women's health education.
Benefits of a Corizon Health Certified Health Educator:
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
401(k) with company match
Free online Continuing Education program
For questions contact: Carolyn Coney-Johnson, Sr. Clinical Recruiter at 615.660.6814 or Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
Under the direction of the Statewide Director of Nurses, the Certified Health Educator (CHE) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and implementing a comprehensive women's health education program for female offenders at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women. Must be an RN or NP in order to be considered for this position.
The CHE serves as the primary contact person for nursing, OB-GYN providers, and support services related to women's health education. Establishes relationships and women's health education resources with community based programs and outreach programs.
The qualified candidate must have experience in women's health education in a OB GYN hospital unit of clinic in order to be considered for this position.
Qualifications of a Certified Education Coordinator:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Licensure as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
Certification as a Health Educator
Master's degree in nursing, health education
Four years' professional experience in health education (women's health preferred)
Recent nursing experience with clinical focus preferred.
May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.
Location/Region: Jessup, MD, US