Health Promotion Technician

Fort Riley, KS, USA Req #6354
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

GSS is seeking a Health Promotion Technician

The Health Promotion Technician reports to the Armed Forces Wellness Center (AFWC) Director/ Lead Health Educator and works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary prevention services that improve health and build readiness by targeting the behaviorally modifiable factors most likely to result in chronic disease, injury and/or performance issues. The Health Promotion Technician will participate in providing six core programs (health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized AFWC program.

 

Provide support to the AWC program with tasks such as coordination of community events, scheduling appointments, managing referrals, performing administrative and clerical support tasks, educating clients on the AWC mission and services available, and supporting health educators in biometric screening. Conduct basic assessments such as health and biometric screenings as well as instructing health promotion briefs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage center schedules using Microsoft Office Suite and military medical record systems
  • Coordinates community outreach events.
  • Schedules appointments, manages referrals, performs administrative and clerical support tasks.
  • Conducts basic assessments such as health and biometric screenings.
  • Coordinates and conducts on-site unit level health promotion briefings using standardized presentations.
  • Performs data entry for all automated systems currently utilized by the medical treatment facility.
  • Assists the AFWC Director with equipment maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in an Allied Health field (exercise science/exercise physiology preferred) from an accredited college or university.  Allied Health degrees include, but are not limited to, health promotion, health education, exercise science, nutrition science, etc.
  • Current AHA BLS certification required
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment 
  • U.S. citizenship required 

 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Fort Riley, KS, USA