Job: Health Coach Registered Dietician

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Job Description


Location: St. Dominic Health Services
Department: HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES-3200
Employment Type: Full Time 60
Shift: Day
Other Shift Details:
Job Code: 5756

Job Summary

The Health Coach utilizes expertise in health promotion, chronic care management and motivational interviewing to teach and support Healthy Lives™ members’ self-management of health and wellness.  Holistic health coaching blends mind, body and spiritual care components with evidenced-based protocols used to guide individuals to make lifestyle and behavioral changes that will improve their health status and overall wellbeing aimed at improving a better quality of life.  This position relies on education, experience and judgment to plan and assist the member in accomplishing health goals. Creativity and some latitude is expected to complete the responsibilities of the role, performs a variety of tasks and works under general supervision.

Experience

1 year or more preferred

Licensure

Current registered dietician, license in state (without restrictions)

Roles and Responsibilities

Individual Health Coaching

•Assists Healthy Lives™ members to set realistic holistic health and wellness goals utilizing system tools and professional judgment.

•Work closely with Healthy Lives™ members to understand disease specific related issues or interpret health risk assessment information to ensure members meet or exceed goals.

•Consistently measures and communicates with the Healthy Lives™ members on goal status and documents progress and measures of improvement using systemtools.

•Coordinates members’ care team to assure obstacles to goals are removed including such activities as making appointments, assuring prescriptions are filled, directing care to physicians, specialists, EAP or other providers.

Health Team Collaboration

•Communicates effectively with the extended health care team to assure that Healthy Lives™ members effectively achieve health goals.

•Assures member care plans in the health coaching tool align with the care team treatment, including outcomes for measurement of disease, wellness andother goals.

Program Effectiveness

•Document progress to goals in the health coaching tool for employer reports around compliance with evidence based medicine protocols.

•Estimate fact based savings for individuals in order to report total savings to employers due to following EBM guidelines and holistic approach to care coordination through personalized coaching.

•Participates in overall program evaluation and makes recommendations for employer program quality improvements

Clinical Initiatives and Innovation

•Works closely with the Healthy Lives™ team to participate in innovative program development for individual members or generalized wellness programming.

Additional Requirements

  • Travel up to 25 % out of town/state/over night
  • Assist with health fairs and wellness events
  • Lead group wellness classes
  • Conduct individual health coaching sessions/appointments
  • Conduct biometric health screenings
  • Participate in nutrition and wellness presentations
  • Some evenings and weekends maybe required