**Please note: This position is with Nova, a division of Independent Health Corporation (a subsidiary of Independent Health).**
The Health Coach will be responsible to work independently and as part of a team to organize collect, review and triage clinical information from multiple sources and to assist in the development of a plan to implement, evaluate, track and report on individual and aggregate clinical information. The health coach will apply the nursing process demonstrating clinical excellence and positive communication skills with internal and external customers. The health coach will follow established guidelines and procedures for health promotion and education and be accountable for delivering cost-effective, high-quality care.
NYS Licensed registered nurse or NYS recognized qualified health care professional (CASAC, CRC, CSW, PHD) with unrestricted license. Licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Dietician or LPN plus 3 years’ experience may also be considered.
General nursing experience including health education and nursing triage.
Knowledge of health education theory and motivational strategies.
Demonstrated PC skills required.
Effective verbal, negotiation, and written communication skills; including presentation skills.
Proven ability to work in a self-directed manner.
Ability to assume responsibility and maintain confidentiality.
Maintains confidentiality and uses only the minimum amount of protected health information (PHI) necessary to accomplish job related responsibilities.
Other duties as needed. Every associate is given a job description upon hire outlining the qualifications, duties, and pay grade of the position. Nova reserves the right to change job descriptions as necessary.
Independent Health is an equal opportunity employer.