JBS Strong Worksite Health Coach - Lufkin, TX

    • Job Tracking ID: 512935-584620
    • Job Location: Lufkin, TX
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 25, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: August 28, 2017
    • Salary Type:: Salary
    • Rate:: Depends on Experience
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Job Description:

Job Summary

Engage employees with chronic conditions in health improvement and health care. This includes planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the health care services required to meet the complex health needs of employees enrolled in the JBS STRONG or PILGRIM’S STRONG Worksite Health Improvement program with the objectives of improving participant capacity for self-care, to achieve desired health improvement goals and clinical outcomes.

Key Result Areas

  • Work at employer site as on-site health coach for employees with chronic conditions

  • Conduct employee screenings for various health risks

  • Conduct employee assessments of health status, health engagement and health risks

  • Develop patient-centered treatment plans with employees, provide education materials and ensure quality, cost effective care recommendations

  • Evaluate effectiveness of care plan and progress made by employee

  • Engage employees in skill-building, goal-setting, resiliency-building, and healthy living skills

  • Coordinate care with the clinical care team at off-site clinic

  • Chart interventions and employee progress in case management system and Excel spreadsheets

  • Coordinate care with Case management and Utilization Management staff

  • Collaborate with employees and physicians to formulate an optimal plan of care that meets all of the medical, psychosocial and financial needs of the employee

Experience and Skills:

Required Qualifications:

  • Current health coach certification OR certification within six months of employment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment

  • Demonstrates integrity, initiative, good judgment and teamwork

  • Strong interpersonal relationship & communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse workforce population at our client’s worksite

  • Time management, organizational, analytical, and writing skills in both English and Spanish.

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, efficiently, perform multi-tasking, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

Preferred, but NOT required Qualifications:

  • English-Spanish bilingual preferred
  • Clinical care experience, community health experience, or behavioral health therapy experience
  • Motivational Interviewing training and experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in health science, psychology, behavioral sciences, public health, counseling, social work, or nursing

  • Certification or licensure in one or more of the following healthcare occupations: counseling, social work, health coaching, nursing, medical assistant, or some clinical field relevant to chronic care management. Some examples include, but are not limited to: RN, CCP, RHC, CMA, LPN, LVN, LCSW, LPC, LCDC, LAC, CHES

  • Experience working with people to improve their physical or psychosocial health, or both

  • Candidate should be health-centered and should be able to model healthy lifestyle skills