Health Coach
Dartmouth College 27 reviews - New Hampshire

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Position Purpose:
To provide direct patient care services through implementation of shared decision making (SDM) interventions for patients facing preference-sensitive decisions (hip, knee, and spine surgery) and patient engagement interventions (e.g. decision tools, motivational interviewing, navigation skills) for patients with chronic conditions (e.g. diabetes and congestive heart failure). Work directly with the site coordinator to ensure delivery of high-quality, patient-centered health coaching services while adhering to standard operating procedures with a high level of independence.

Skills & Knowledge:
Experience with and knowledge of clinical trial management. Knowledge of federal regulations related to research with human subjects. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to effectively work with patients, physicians, and medical staff/administrators. Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to apply sound judgement and function independently with minimal direction. Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet databases (MS Word, Excel). Maintains and exercises a high degree of discretion, professionalism, and confidentiality of sensitive information. Willingness to travel within the United States. Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.

Minimum Experience:
Four years of relevant experience in a clinical setting. Prior experience with teaching, motivational interviewing or health coaching preferred. Previous project-related work involving complex scheduling and communication is preferred. Familiarity with IRB and HIPAA approvals.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor's degree in health studies, nursing or social work or the equivalent. Clinical background preferred (e.g., RN, MA, PA, etc.).



Employment Category:
Regular Full Time

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Contact name of the individual who will be receiving/viewing the resumes,cover letters, etc.

Allison Hawke, BA

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds. This position is located at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, which is a Smoke-Free Facility. Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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