Worksite - Health Specialist, RN Health Educator, Wellness Educator
Concentra Inc. - Lynn, MA

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Concentra is looking for talented professionals who will embrace and personify the Company values of: *A Healing Focus, *A Selfless Heart, and *A Tireless Resolve. Successful candidates will be those who exemplify the welcoming, respectful & skillful behaviors that support our Company focus on excellence in health, wellness, customer service and a passion for lifestyle change.

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides critical focus on health education, program coordination, work-site health promotion, and health marketing activities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for educating employees about their health risks and/or conditions, educating employees about resources available to them, and facilitating lifestyle behavior change by performing (but not limited to) the following duties:

Reviews written or on-line Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and biometric screening results with employees and establishes appropriate health goals and supports participants to meet health and wellness objectives.

Conducts or delivers targeted lifestyle support to groups that address metabolic syndrome (MetS), obesity or tobacco cessation, and provides individual consultation in areas of health promotion and incorporating desired lifestyle behaviors.

Designs, implements, evaluates and documents in writing and or electronically health promotion or education strategies, interventions or techniques in a timely manner,

Plans, presents and coordinates nutrition, stress management, weight management, smoking cessation and other wellness programs as needed.

Works with At Works, TC Onsite, Health Solutions and Center staff in developing, updating and implementing standardized health and wellness programs and materials through curricula development, revision and evaluation that will complement and integrate with other employer sponsored health and wellness programs.

The onsite health specialist provides program coordination and support of health improvement program (HIP) activities, including planning, scheduling and implementing health screenings, targeted lifestyle support programs and other health promotion activities.

Coordinates with onsite leadership, other health specialists and clinical staff, if present, in the delivery of health promotion activities, special events or seminars

Correlates education plan with other healthcare professionals as needed

Tracks outcomes, utilization and referrals.

Develops departmental budget and monitors expenditures.

The onsite health specialist promotes healthy lifestyle behaviors through educational campaigns, social marketing techniques, and ongoing participation in worksite wellness activities, projects, task forces and committees.

Assists in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies for all HIP activities and supports worksite environmental and policy changes to support healthy lifestyle behaviors and enhance health.

Evaluates program effectiveness, utilization and makes recommendations for change.

Performs other duties as assigned within scope of practice.

TO APPLY

Please visit the Concentra internet site, www.concentra.com to apply on-line and attach your resume or CV for review.

Concentra's Data Protection Commitment
  • Concentra is committed to protect patient data and to ensure privacy of personal and medical information.
  • Every Concentra colleague has the responsibility to adhere to data protection principles.
  • If a colleague's role includes handling or processing sensitive data, role-specific policies and requirements apply to ensure the protection of patient information.
Required Skills

Required Experience

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
Qualifications include Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology, physical education, health education, nutritional science, nursing or related field, required.

Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Health Educator Specialist (CHES), Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Certified Exercise Specialist, Paramedic or Registered Nurse (RN), required.

Current First Aid and CPR Certification, preferred.

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Three (3) yrs experience as health program manager, certified health educator or coach, athletic trainer, exercise physiologist, nurse with health education experience, paramedic with health education experience, or nutritional therapist with health education experience, preferred.

JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Exceptional communication and organizational skills.

Experience with Microsoft products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

Integrity and Ethics

Knowledge of current practice standards in specialty and HIPAA privacy practices.

Ability to determine the needs of your audience.

Experienced in effective instruction, facilitating performance, motivational enhancement and development of another.

Ability to speak, write, and document information accurately and effectively.

Exceptional problem solving, judgment and decision making skills.

Culturally Sensitive, Professional and Creativity

Maintains credentials and or registration in clinical or health education related field as appropriate for jurisdiction.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Vary depending on worksite setting – Retail, Office, or Health Center Environment

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