UnityPoint Health

Health Coach

Requisition ID
2018-40201
Category
Wellness
US-IL-Peoria
900 Main St
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Peoria Methodist Medical Center
Peoria
Department
Employee Fitness Center
IL
Salary Minimum
USD $17.65/Hr.
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Varies Monday - Saturday

Overview

Guide health coaching participants to make lifestyle changes and provides support in onsite wellness coordination in regards to screening, data collection, program assistance related to employer/commercial accounts and/or employee programs.

Responsibilities

Health Coaching

  • Provide telephonic and/or face to face health coaching support to various clients
  • Assess coaching participants readiness to change
  • Utilize various techniques such as motivational interviewing to assist participants in their lifestyle journey
  • Able to assist clients with the development of SMART goals
  • Documents interventions and outcomes in the wellness platform on a daily basis or as needed
  • Able to provide Wellness Manager monthly reporting as directed regarding participation updates
  • Be proficient of the wellness platform and the predictive modeling system

Program Support

  • Able to provide appropriate recommendations to clients after reviewing health screening results
  • Work with wellness coordinator on worksite and/or UPH employee programming including but not limited to health education presentations and/or employer/commercial campaigns
  • Assist as needed with kick off meetings for new clients, new hire training and intern education
  • Provides wellness coordinator one new program idea annually

Clinical Excellence

  • Performs duties at screenings which include, but are not limited to, check in/out, height, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, spirometry and blood glucose checks

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in the field of wellness (exercise science, health promotion, nutrition, etc.) preferred.

Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in wellness field preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s)

  • Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Health coaching certification preferred.

Other

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Work does require to travel to other facilities.

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