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Healthy Heart Ambassador

Company: YMCA of Greater Toledo
Location: Toledo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Healthy Heart Ambassador Location: YMCA of Greater Toledo Association Position Type: Part-timeSalary: $15.00 per hourBe a difference maker, with the YMCA of Greater Toledo. We are a Cause Driven community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals, whose passion is the many children we guide, teach, and protect every day. As early education leaders, we're making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children. Here, you'll find a dynamic environment and culture that is open, friendly, welcoming, and collaborative. Are you ready to be an inspiring, innovative force that prepares children for elementary school-and beyond? Their future begins now. And so does yours.Regardless of your role with us, you'll find so many things to love when you become part of our team. There's our fun, challenging work environment. There's the awesome team and supportive organization. You'll find that everyone in YMCA of Greater Toledo has the same goal: to prepare children for school and inspire them to be lifelong learners. Flexible, Creative, Fun, nurturing, positive...we're not just saying it. You'll find these things being demonstrated here, every day.GENERAL FUNCTIONProvide support to a group of Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program participants as theyadopt the habit of self-monitoring and tracking their blood pressure in order to achievebetter blood pressure management.QUALIFICATIONS:

Y-USA Healthy Heart Ambassador certificationStrong Listen First skillsEmpathy toward Health Seekers with chronic diseasesAbility to provide positive feedback and build relationshipsWorking knowledge of high blood pressure and the wants, needs, and interests ofadults with high blood pressureConsistently positive, patient, and non-judgmental attitude toward participantsAbility to follow strict program delivery guidelines with consistencyAbility to effectively utilize computer software technology to manage programactivities and track participant progress, if assigned REDCap data entry dutiesPreferred: strong facilitation skillsPRINCIPAL DUTIES:
Assist with program promotions and participant recruitment activities as directed byProgram ManagerEnroll new participants in the Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring programSend weekly reminder and support messages to caseload of participantsProvide 10-minute consultations to program participants during established OfficeHoursMeasure and record participant blood pressures, modeling correct technique, duringEnrollment, Office Hours, and at Nutrition Education SeminarsUtilize REDCap web-based software to track participant information, Office Hours andNutrition Education Seminar attendance, and blood pressure readings in an accurateand timely manner as assigned by program managerMaintain participant confidentiality by managing program records and personalhealth information according to best practicesAccept payment for class and provide receipts to participants whenconducting class at a non-Y locationFacilitate 60-minute Nutrition Education Seminars as neededPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities. Why Work At The Y?Future employers respect the YWhen future employers see the Y on your resume, they think of an organization with global ties that has been around for more than 100 years. We have a reputation for hiring good people who do great things.Every day is something newWhenever you work or wherever you work, every day is a new adventure. One moment you'll be helping kids with homework and the next you'll be leading a big art project or games outside.Free Y membershipWhen you work for the Y, we offer you all the perks of being a Y member including access to all branches and discounts on classes, child care, and camp.The job is designed with your schedule in mindPart-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for anyone! The best coworkers everEveryone that works at the Y shares a passion for making their communities a better place, especially for kids. Don't be surprised if you leave your Y with great professional experience and new friends.Along with competitive pay, the YMCA of Greater Toledo offers exceptions benefits which include the following:
Complimentary YMCA membership for all employees. Full time employees will receive a complimentary YMCA membership for their entire family.A rewarding career with professional growth and advancement opportunitiesA challenging and fun work environment with creative and talented individuals.Full time employees are eligible to receive quality health insurance (medical, dental and vision) with affordable premiums. Full time employees also receive (at no cost to them) Long Term Disability and Life Insurance coverage.All employees are eligible to participate in the YMCA's excellent retirement fund. The YMCA of Greater Toledo is a drug free workplace and is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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Keywords: YMCA of Greater Toledo, Toledo , Healthy Heart Ambassador, Other , Toledo, Ohio

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