Health Coach
Location:
Franklin , Tennessee
Posted:
November 16, 2016
Reference:
55121
Pay Rate/Salary: $16-18 / Hour
Health Advisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Health Advisor is part of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for improving both the individual health and wellness of program participants and the overall health status of a client's population. The Health Coach is an integral part of an overall client specific Health and Care Support Team that engages and supports members with lifestyles and behaviors that put them "at risk" of developing chronic or disease conditions. The Health Coach looks to be a positive change agent in helping members alter behaviors that lead to improved health and reduction / elimination of identified risk factors.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Contacting participants that are eligible for the program for enrollment and provides necessary coaching to reduce or eliminate high-risk behaviors


  • Encouraging adoption of habits that are conducive to a higher quality of life


  • Coordinating delivery of services and care with other members of a multi-disciplinary care team, including nurses and pharmacists


  • Supporting operational aspects of the assigned area to meet the organizations customer requirements



  • OVERALL QUALIFICATIONS:

    This position requires a responsive, committed individual who recognizes the impact of the health care delivery system on the clinical and financial outcomes of the member population and can identify and take action to facilitate system improvements.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * This is a 3 month position, starting January to March. *

    RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS:

    �Bachelor's degree in health-related field required
    �Effective interpersonal and communication skills required
    �Proficiency in computer data entry and Microsoft Office
    �Ability to utilize telephone and input/retrieve computer information for extended periods of time
    �Understands directions and communicate/respond to inquiries
    �Enthusiastically inspires members to change behaviors and to see possibilities

    Licenses/Certifications

    Licensure not required.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague 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 colleague is required to sit for long periods at a time; type using a computer keyboard; visually read information off of a computer monitor; talk hear and orally communicate information over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment:

    Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague 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 position, the colleague could be exposed to outdoor weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level may vary from light to moderate depending on the location.
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