Health Coach

Employer
Anthem
Location
Hanover, MD
Posted
May 15, 2018
Closes
May 29, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Description Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care . This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company. Health Coach - Hanover, MD The Health Coach is responsible for providing health coaching to members, across all brands, with chronic diseases. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Conducts behavioral assessments to identify individual member knowledge, skills, and behavioral needs. Coordinates specific health coaching as directed by nurse case manager to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment. Implements coaching plan by using behavior change principles to identify member barriers and develop ways to overcome those barriers. Coordinates with the nurse case manager to provide feedback on member goal attainment and clinical issues. Monitors and evaluates the interventions and modifies. Qualifications Qualifications: Requires a BA/BS in appropriate field of specialization (Health Education, Exercise Physiology, Respiratory Therapy or Dietician); 3 years of related experience in health education, exercise instruction, or patient education; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Certification, advanced certification, and/or license appropriate to field of specialty as required. Prefer Medicaid and/or Medicare experience. Prior experience in health coaching, disease management and knowledge of behavioral and/or clinical assessment techniques, health and/or patient education and behavior change techniques preferred. Understanding of disease management principles preferred. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Maryland preferred, but not required. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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