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Aetna Health and Wellness Coach in Beachwood, Ohio

Req ID: 71161BR

Job Description

This position will be based from home, but will be requiring the employee to travel within Cleveland OH area.

As a Wellness/Health Coach you will use 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 included but are not limited to:

Conducts comprehensive evaluation of member’s health status and risk with use of clinical tools and information/data review; has knowledge and experience of lifestyle risk behaviors. By assimilating health assessment data analysis, establishes a plan of care based on member’s health status/risks, education, and support needs. Identifies quality of care issues through established channels. Utilizes influencing/motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health -Utilizing interviewing and active listening skills, provides coaching, in and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent healthy lifestyle choices. Develops and monitors established plans of care, in collaboration with the member and/or attending physician, to meet the member’s goals. Utilizes internal policy and procedure in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people,

  • use good judgment in challenging situations

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications such as Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team Experience in facilitating patient/client positive behavioral change

  • Experience in wellness related areas such as weight management, tobacco cessation, stress management, nutrition, physical activity or health lifestyle behavior change

  • Background in motivational interviewing, active listening skills, Transtheoretical Model, mindfulness based and other evidence-based coaching techniques preferred.

  • 3+ years of coaching experience Coaching experience required Health Coach Certification.

  • Bachelor's Degree in health related field (e.g., Health ed, Wellness, Health Promotion).

  • Experience facilitating health/wellness presentations both in person and virtually.

  • Prefer degree in Public Health, Exercise physiology, nutrition, or other health areas but not required.

Additional Job Information:

Fundamental Components:

-Onsite wellness coaching/nutrition support to pre-diabetic/ diabetic population and general public nutritional needs.

-Onsite coach will support one on one coaching and group presentations.

-Collaborate in development and delivery of on-site program

-Engage members in on-site wellness programs and promote all available health & wellness related resources and tools

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

-The desired candidate needs to have a wellness certification

-3 or more years in health education or wellness coaching preferred.

-Experience in developing and leading on-site wellness classes so requires strong skill set in public speaking/presentations.

-Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications and virtual platforms such as WebEx.

CERTIFICATIONS

Health and Fitness/Wellness Coach is desired

Health and Fitness/Health Fitness Specialist Certification is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Medical Management - Educator (includes in-service/4-6 Years

Communication Delivery - Public Speaking/1-3 Years

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: Healthcare

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.

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