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Wellness Coach

Highmark Inc.

  • Company Highmark
  • Home, PA
  • Clinical Services
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:  

The focus of this position is towards member lifestyle improvement.   The job must have the ability to review data and assist the member in understanding their lifestyle risks, and work collaboratively with the member or team to arrive at a plan to promote positive behavior change.  

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Conducts member-focused interviews and coaching with moderate risk individuals through pre-defined lifestyle interventions as identified primarily by health risk assessment (HRA) and biometric screening data.
  • Utilizes motivational interviewing skills to reduce ambivalence and clarify goals and support coaching timeframes and support processes driven by need, interest and readiness of the member.
  • Provide member coaching in a variety of settings (i.e. telephonic, onsite, virtual).
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical field of study: Nutrition,  Health Education, Health Promotion, Exercise Science or Public Health
  • 1 - 3 years of experience or background working in such health care/clinical roles as a registered dietician, exercise physiologist, or wellness and lifestyle coach in an environment that focuses on a wellness model of program delivery

Substitutions

  • Prior experience with research studies, clinical trials and more formal health/wellness education 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Familiarity with Highmark’s preventative health services programs & services
  • Skilled in basic computer skills and software applications
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current health education practices
  • Knowledge of  Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Stage of Change model
  • Experience working in a team environment that supports the management of health services and/or wellness program

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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