Health Educator - Full and Part Time-Denver, Colorado (59794)
WellPoint - Denver, CO

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This position is a staff level position as a Health Educator within a Call Center environment and requires on-line pre-employment skills assessments. The assessments are free of charge and can be taken from any PC with Internet access. Candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted via email with instructions.

Your knowledge of chronic health conditions and enthusiasm for health education and wellness is just what our members are seeking!

Location: 700 Broadway Denver, CO

Hours -

Full time hours typically: M-F 12:30pm -9:00 pm MST with rotating Saturdays required.

Part time hours typically M-F 3pm-8pm,4pm-9pm or 5pm-9pm MST with rotating Saturdays required.

At WellPoint, emphasizing the importance of health and wellness among our members means healthy living as well for our employees. Thats why we seek Health Education professionals who embody our commitment to living well, who share a passion to influence others and advocate healthy living. The encouragement our health educators provide to our members positively impacts healthy life choices and provides a sense of well-being that is immeasurable.

As we add Health Educator staff for our Denver call centers Health and Wellness Coaching Programs, we look for individuals who share in our beliefs. If you are enthusiastic about helping others live healthier lives, a rewarding career opportunity, and free time with family/friends with time to explore your interests outside of work - this unique opportunity is just for you. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package (part time included), our educators enjoy every Sunday off plus paid holidays, and may have the opportunity to qualify for work-at-home options after six months of employment .

As a health educator within an call center environment, youll be focused on:

Collecting health information for members with chronic conditions newly enrolled in a telephonic wellness program.

Encouraging and responding to members who have failed to enroll with disease management to participate in the correct disease management program.

Here are just a few ways in which your clinical knowledge and expertise may be utilized:

Performing health coaching for members with chronic conditions or other identified health needs .

Implementing and/or coordinating coaching care plans and discuss clinical health recommendations.

Assist with increasing participants motivational level by addressing barriers and assessing needs.

Job Qualifications

Requires BA/BS in appropriate field of specialization (e.g. health care management, health care administration, health educator, public health, or other related)

3 years of medical health coaching related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Medical Health coaching with adult population is strongly preferred.

PC skills within a windows environment are required.

Prior call center or telephonic health education/clinical coaching experience a plus. CHES certification an added plus.

Bi-lingual English/Spanish is also a plus.

RN/LPN/LVN candidates please apply for Nurse Coach or Quality opportunities.

To learn more about our company and apply for current openings, please visit us at www.wellpoint.com/careers.

EOE

Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation
and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon
passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).

  • Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal
associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral
program can be found in My HR.

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