We have an opportunity for an independent contracted health coach to work onsite at our client location in Ithaca, NY with the potential for telephonic coaching hours from your home or office location. Must have flexible schedule to be able to work some evenings and weekends if needed.
Provide health coaching to enrolled participants, and effectively manage a wellness caseload on three shifts for a growing client worksite.
Provide input, referral and follow up for individual disease management efforts.
Assist in health screenings, education, and team challenges, action plans and events.
Coordinate and facilitate on-site wellness committee.
Comply with all HIPAA and ADA laws with respect to protected health information and discrimination.
Attend periodic meetings, trainings, and other job-specific events as required.
Support operational aspects of the company to meet the company’s customer requirements and satisfaction.
Become proficient in WellNow’s coaching data base to create individual health improvement plans, and provide timely tracking to document behavioral change and key metrics and outcomes.
Education & Skills
Bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing, nutrition, dietetics with credentials in health promotion, health education, and/or counseling.
Certified by national and accredited wellness coach training system.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and case management data bases; ability to quickly learn online coaching system.
Proven written and verbal communication skills.
Two year’s experience as a telephonic or on-site health coach
Experience as a work site wellness program coordinator
Experience in the application of stages of change theories, behavior change models and case management techniques.
Knowledge and experience in delivering specific disease and lifestyle related interventions such as smoking cessation, weight management, nutrition and physical activity, stress reduction, diabetes management and healthy pregnancy