Health Coach

Buffalo, New York 14202 | Contract

Post Date: 05/31/2018 Job ID: 16420

We have a contract role with our client in Buffalo, NY for a Health Coach.

Essential Functions

  • Develops a wellness coaching relationship and provides telephonic coaching services to members with a variety of health risks or conditions.
  • Performs outbound calls to members regarding necessary care related to personal risk factors and discusses value added services available to members.
  • Promotes wellness, represent insurance plan and interact with members in various community venues and community-based programs.
  • Utilizes assessment tools and motivational interviewing techniques to help determine member’s goals, readiness to change and assist with developing an action plan.
  • Develops and conducts onsite health-related wellness seminars and classes while enhancing relationships with internal and external clients to promote strong business partnerships as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in a Health Science Field including Registered Nurse, Exercise Physiology, Nutritionist Health Promotion, Health Education or relevant field.
  • 1-2 years experience in health coaching at an employer work-site, managed care company, scholastic setting or in a community environment.
  • Nationally recognized Health Coach certification preferred. 
  • Strong understanding of and comfort with motivational interviewing techniques.
  • Understanding of the fundamental health behavior change theories.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in health promotion.
  • Self-directed and motivated.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy level and ability to project enthusiasm.
  • Effective presentation skills and persuasive communication style.
  • MS Word; Intermediate MS Excel, MS Access, Internet
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a variety of environments.

Health Coach - 16420
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

Sarah Latzo
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