Aetna Bilingual Health Coach - Wellness (New York City on site-client) in New York, New York

Req ID: 43738BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Full-time on-site Wellness/Health Coach utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to engage, educate, and promote/influence members in decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal health status.

Fundamental Components:

We are looking for Wellness coaches to work company locations in New York City

Personal Attributes:

Culturally aware and sensitive, understands the needs of a diverse population

Engaging personality

Flexible to accommodate shift work

Positive representative of employer programs

Good public speaker

Resourceful and creative

Takes initiative to engage with leadership

Capabilities:

Lunch and learns, webinars using Aetna and other materials

Conduct In person appointments

Telephone and e-mail follow-ups to individual coaching clients

Facilitate peer and support groups using either Aetna approved materials

Collaborate with onsite teams to aid in initiatives, wellness promotion, events and seminars.

Is available for meet-and-greet sessions (e.g., in cafeteria at meal times)

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 yrs experience with healthy lifestyle coaching for weight management, tobacco cessation, nutrition, physical activity and/or stress management; 1:1 coaching in a fast past corporate environment preferred

Experience in facilitating patient/ client positive behavioral change

Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve

LPN/RD/ RN encouraged to apply

Bi-lingual Spanish required

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Encouraging Wellness and Prevention/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Objectives of in-person one-on-one coaching sessions:

Provide recommendations for healthy behavior changes according to established protocols

Establish plan of care based on members health status, and educational and support needs based on assessment

Assist members in weight management, quitting tobacco, stress management, nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle behavior change programs

Identify co-morbid conditions, hospitalizations, prescriptions, and other factors that could impact the coaching and support needs of the member outside the scope of the health coaching program

Support clinical integration and collaboration on members care plan in conjunction with other health professionals

Refer cases needing more intensive management when indicated to case management, disease management, etc.

Facilitate group meetings

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Health Care