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Patient Education Specialist - Planner at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rochester, Minnesota

Job Description:








Patient Education

Position description

The Patient Education Specialist identifies and facilitates the development of educational strategies that may be utilized by Mayo Foundation healthcare providers to educate patients. The Patient Education Specialist collaborates with internal Mayo staff to assess patient learning needs, develop educational plans, consult or provide implementation of the learning plan, and evaluate its effectiveness with the patient or on the practice. The overall goal is to provide the information, tools, training, and support necessary to assist patients in making informed decisions, utilize health care resources effectively, maximize self-care, enhance recovery and achieve optimal quality of life.


Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Education, other healthcare-related field, or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. Must be self-directed, work effectively with others, handle multiple projects simultaneously, organize time well, solve problems and communicate effectively.

Additional qualifications

Undergraduate or graduate course work in patient education principles and demonstrated effective teaching skills preferred. Basic understanding of program methodologies and program planning preferred.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,372.80, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Schedule details

M-F 8-5 p.m.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Office & Administrative Support, Other Patient Care

Job posting number



Susan Moen

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).