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Through a comprehensive strategy, provides leadership and support in developing health-promoting school environments to improve the well-being of all students and their communities. The Patient Educator is responsible for coordinating the effective delivery of classroom-, school- and community-based health promotion and preventive initiatives in cooperation with the school, community partners, government agencies and community members. On a classroom-, school- and community-level, the Patient Educator coordinates the implementation of MSHP developed and/or collaborative health promotion initiatives, conducts health education workshops, facilitates youth development groups, organizes outreach programs and needs assessments, and supports health policy development and implementation to improve student’s health and well-being.

Bachelor's Degree in Community Health Education, Health Administration or a related field required. Three years' experience. 

Two-three years' experience conducting health-specific programs and/or policy initiatives that involves children, adolescents, parents, and or one or more of the following constituents: school administrators, teachers, public health and medical professionals.

Leadership experience planning, implementing, and evaluating programs in the areas of health and wellness.

Proficiency in basic public health issues, methods, and principles.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully interface well with a variety of stakeholders including parents, teachers, community members and leaders and students in grades K-12.

Strong facilitation skills and experiences in presenting training materials to large and small groups.

Experience organizing and conducting community outreach initiatives.

Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Experience with program evaluation, research, and data collection.

Knowledge, understanding, and experience in two of the following priority areas: asthma, reproductive health, physical activity and nutrition.

Able to work evening hours and weekends for community health related events and programming.

Proficient in secondary language if host school's English Learners' population is greater than 40%.

Able to travel throughout the Bronx, NY, and the metro NYC area and work within NYC DOE public schools.

The position is located at IS 98


Department: Montefiore Medical Group Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MMG Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 1619 Boston Road, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-3:30 PM Req ID: 92028 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity