Health Educator 2
Carewise Health - Scottsdale, AZ

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Essential Functions:
-Perform telephonic at-risk health education based on participants completed health risk assessment and health/lifestyle priorities.
-Perform engagement process to motivate wellness program member to engage in telephonic coaching program.
-Perform engagement process for at-risk chronic condition individuals to engage in disease management or case management program and ability to articulate the need for additional health care team members.

-Nutritional counseling for Diabetics: carbohydrate counting, therapeutic lifestyle diets, dash diets, gluten-free diets.
-Review/counseling for HgbA1C, fasting and non-fasting blood glucose.
-Participate in monthly clinical collaborative.
-Pre/Post operative bariatric surgery counseling.
-Act as the members advocate in order to coordinate services that can help the members health.
-Communicate effectively the need for specific programs and interventions for individuals based on health status and readiness to change.
-Performs scheduling of appointments for members.
-Manage overflow calls for incoming calls, assist member as needed or set-up cases as applicable.
-Conducts pre-appointment calls for verification appointments.
-Provide assessment of at-risk members and referral to appropriate resources and programs.
-Provide assessment of quality of life, health care utilization, health behaviors, factors that influence health behaviors and motivation to improve health status.
-Provide awareness of program eligibility and benefits.
-Assist participants progress through the stages of change for at-risk behaviors by use of behavior change methodologies.
-Improve the health lifestyle behaviors/habits and overall health status of participants.
-Provide supplemental health materials to improve the members lifestyle behaviors and habits.
-Assist participants progress through the development of goals, actions plans and relapse prevention plan to meet their lifestyle and health needs.
-Distinguish and identify between the behaviors that hinder the well-being of the individual.
-Motivate individuals to take responsibility for self-management of their health.
-Develop and Conduct evaluation of member for each counseling session to determine current status and effectiveness of the strategies and interventions in achieving proposed outcomes and goals.
-Analyze reports (Performance guarantee, intervention, and 10-minute gap, etc.)
-Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
-A Bachelors or Masters degree in health-related discipline: Health Education, Public Health, Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, and Exercise Physiologist.
-Must be a Registered Dietician.
-At least 3 years of experience in health promotions programs: teaching in a health related field, curriculum development, program evaluation, behavior modification, lecturing, telephonic coaching, group counseling, individual counseling, and/or directly related experience required. Note: For internal candidates a combination of acceptable performance and competency demonstrated in a Carewise Health Educator 1 role may be substituted for the required number of years to be considered for promotion to a Health Educator 2 role.
-Knowledge of, ability to apply, and experience with the Theories of Behavior Modification: Health Belief Model, Prochaskas Transtheoreticial Stages of Change Model, Motivational Interviewing, Social Cognitive Model, Theory of Reasoned Action and Relapse Prevention Model.
-Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current health education practices and behavior change methodologies.
-Skills in utilization of basic computer software applications.
-Proficient typing skills.
-Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization.
-Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written material.
-Preferred certification in CHES (Certified Health Educator Specialist).

Carewise Health provides a generous benefits package including:
-Medical Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-Life Insurance
-Vision Insurance
-Paid Vacation
-Paid Holidays
-Paid Sick Days
-Short Term Disability
-Long Term Disability
-401K Plan With Company Match
-Tuition Reimbursement
-Employee Assistance Program
-Wellness Programs

Carewise Health provides a generous benefits package including:
-Medical Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-Life Insurance
-Vision Insurance
-Paid Vacation
-Paid Holidays
-Paid Sick Days
-Short Term Disability
-Long Term Disability
-401K Plan With Company Match
-Tuition Reimbursement
-Employee Assistance Program
-Wellness Programs

All benefits are effective on the 29th day of employment with the exception of tuition reimbursement and STD, which is effective after 90 days of employment.

Attention Staffing Agencies: This position is not open for agency submittals. Any candidate submitted without HR approval will be considered an applicant of Carewise Health, not the agency. All Agency Candidates must first be submitted to HR.

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