The Wellness Coordinator/Health Coach is responsible for the developing, implementing and maintaining an on-going strategic health and wellness program and related initiatives, customized to the culture and demographics of a valued UHC client in Las Vegas, NV. In addition, the Wellness Coordinator/Health Coach is responsible for delivering prevention and lifestyle intervention services to employees to increase awareness and participation in healthy lifestyle changes, focusing on nutrition, weight management and physical activity through behavior modification.
Develop, implement and maintain an on-going health and wellness program that produces measurable results
Provide primary and preventative health education information
Develop method to motivate employees to adopt healthy lifestyle changes and provide one-on-one counseling to promote and support behavior modification
Evaluate the participation in and results of employee health fairs, weight loss programs and other health improvement initiatives and recommend changes and enhancements to such programs to increase positive results
Analyze claims data to monitor and measure the effectiveness of the current overall wellness program and make recommendations to change the current program based on trends observed through claims experience
Recommend, develop and implement tracking tools to help employees track and assess their health improvement
Maintain health records of employees who participate in wellness programs and information gained from employees during one-on-one counseling sessions in strict confidence
Serve as a health and wellness resource, by presenting information and leading discussions on health-related topics in both group and one-on-one settings, including methods to assist employees with healthy lifestyles changes
Appropriately adapt coaching and education methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, and emotional needs of the employees served to promote behavior change
Develop and maintain a trusted, visible presence within the organization
Design and plan the distribution of informational and educational materials to promote and support health benefits and programs
Build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with clinical programs and wellness networks in an effort to stay abreast of industry trends and new opportunities for the promotion of wellness
Bachelors degree in healthcare related field required (i.e.nutrition, diabetes education, health education, health and wellness/coaching).
3+ years of experience in developing, delivering and measuring health education and experience with coalition and team building is required.
Experience with health education/coaching on nutrition, weight loss, and physical fitness is key!
Basic level of proficiency in PC-based word processing and database documentation (Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook and Powerpoint) is required.
Willing to travel up to 50% of the time with in NV, CA and AZ as needed.(position is based in Las Vegas, NV).
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is preferred.
Bilingual Spanish speaking is a plus!
Strong communication skills are a must (comfortable presenting in group or one to one settings is required).
UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual works with individuals, small businesses and large multi-site employers to provide innovative, affordable benefits services.
UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier...