Health & Wellness Specialist, Ministry Medical Group, Crandon
Ministry Health Care - Crandon, WI

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Health and Wellness Specialist for Ministry Medical Group, Crandon! We are looking for an energetic, flexible, and compassionate Health & Wellness Specialist to join our growing Family Practice clinic! This position is full time with hours scheduled to meet our patients
      ' needs.

      Shifts may be scheduled between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and may include Saturday morning hours from 8:00 – 12:00 noon.

      In coordination with the primary care providers and staff, the Health & Wellness Specialist evaluates our patients' health and wellness needs, designs customized programs, and provides healthy lifestyle coaching to patients. For patients diagnosed with or at risk for chronic diseases, this person promotes individual goals related to increased physical activity, improved nutrition, decreased tobacco/alcohol use, stress management and practicing positive thinking. The Specialist must have the ability to inspire, support and empower patients to work towards achieving goals to optimize social, emotional, and physical health and well-being.

      Primary functions for this position:

      1. Provide health coaching and education related to improved nutrition, weight management, physical activity, decreased tobacco and alcohol use, stress management, and principles of behavior change. The goal is to help patients management and/or prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity.

      2. Meet with patients to discuss activities of daily living and other health habits. Develop individualized wellness plans to meet their needs. Educate the patient on the importance of re-designing their lifestyle to a prevent chronic disease, increase life expectancy and promote social, spiritual and emotional well-being.

      3. Communicate frequently and work collaboratively with Providers, Patient

      Care staff, RN case Managers, Dieticians, and Behavioral Health Specialists to develop patient care plans.

      4. Provide group education on a variety of health-related topics utilizing behavioral learning theories such as motivational interviewing.

      5. Represent Ministry Medical Group in wellness education events outside of the practice.

      6. Actively participate in Lean Six Sigma chartered projects.

      7. Actively participate in and support quality improvement processes.

      8. Recognize and maintain patient confidentiality at all times.

      9. Provides exceptional customer service utilizing the principles outlined in MMG Guide to Service Excellence.

      10. Deliver on commitments

      11. Energize people around organizational objectives.

      12. Act with integrity and treat people with respect.

      If you are looking for an opportunity that really makes an impact on our patients' lives, please apply today!

      Requirements for this position:
      • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Health and Wellness Promotion or Health Education is required.
      • One to three years of experience in Health and Wellness is strongly preferred.
      • NOTE: A Bachelors degree in other health-related field may be considered if candidate has 3+ years of recent work experience in Health/Wellness.
      • Masters Degree preferred.
      This is a full time position. Shifts may be scheduled between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and may include Saturday morning hours from 8:00 – 12:00 noon.

      Normal Weekly Hours - 40 ( Full-time )
      Shift - Day Job
      Job - Professional
      Primary Location - WI-Crandon-Ministry Medical Group - Crandon

      Organization - Sacred Heart - Saint Mary's Hospitals