Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0709
Post Date 5/15/2017
Title Wellness Advocate
City Dayton
State OH

-Maintain call quality to ensure effective communication with each member

-Telephonically engage and enroll members in health coaching program

-Telephonically contact enrolled members to provide consultations  supplying evidence based information in member’s activation centric call plan

-Assist members' progression through the stages of behavioral change

-Ability to empathize, motivate, and encourage people toward healthy changes, regardless of culture, religion, or economic background

-Ability to communicate and interact with individuals at varying skill levels, educational and cultural backgrounds

-Assist member in forming solutions for identified problem(s) area

-Co-define and determine realistic goals with member of identified problem(s)

-Foster and develop an environment of individual responsibility

-In collaboration with various healthcare professionals, develop an individualized plan to maximize each member’s ability to adhere to a health plan

-Assist members to use existing skills and help develop new skills to enhance successful lifestyle goals

-Willingness to teach, learn and be open to new and innovative ways of delivering lifestyle prevention services

-Demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional development

-May act as a resource for others within the department

-Work closely with a members’ assigned case manager to coordinate care and programs

-May provide administration of onsite wellness activities

-Perform any other job-related instructions as requested, with or without reasonable accommodation


Education / Experience:

-Bachelors of Science/Arts degree in a health-related discipline with at least 2 years of experience in counseling, health education and/or patient care is preferred OR significant professional credentials and/or work experience in related fields (CRT or RRT, CHES, alcohol/drug counseling, nursing, social work etc.) with four (4) years of healthcare experience

-Minimum of two (2) years of experience and training with motivational interviewing is required

-Minimum of basic knowledge of disease prevention (cardiovascular and diabetes) and basic understanding of exercise principles, nutrition and weight management, exercise, stress reduction, smoking cessation is preferred

-Experience with computer and web-based applications to manage consumer data is preferred*2471C3E1402A5FE0