JBS STRONG Worksite Health Coach - Bilingual - Spanish

    • Job Tracking ID: 512935-652906
    • Job Location: Ottumwa, IA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 08, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: November 19, 2018
    • Salary Type:: Salary
    • Rate:: $50,000+ Depends on Experience
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Job Description:

Job Summary

The JBS STRONG Worksite Health Coach engages employees with chronic conditions in health improvement and health care. This includes screening, assessment, action planning, goal setting, and social support development. The JBS STRONG Health Coach uses motivational interviewing (MI) and other cognitive behavioral strategies to manage 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

  • Works at employer worksite site as health coach for employees with chronic conditions.

  • Manages a caseload of employee participants in health improvement program.

  • Collaborates with HR team and supervisors to support employee engagement in the program.

  • Conducts employee screenings for various health risks.

  • Conducts employee assessments of health status, health engagement and health risks.

  • Develops patient-centered treatment plans with employees.

  • Facilitates skill-building and discussion-based groups.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of care plan and progress made by employee.

  • Engages employees in skill-building, goal-setting, resilience-building, and healthy living skills.

  • Charts interventions and employee progress in case management system and Excel spreadsheets.

  • Coordinates care with Case management and Utilization Management staff.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in health science, psychology, behavioral sciences, public health, counseling, social work, or nursing (or enrolled in a program to achieve at least a 4-year degree).

  • English-Spanish bilingual (50% or more of your patients will prefer to speak Spanish).

  • Current health coach certification or certification within six months of employment.

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

  • Demonstrates integrity, initiative, good judgment and teamwork.

  • Strong interpersonal relationship & communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse workforce population.

  • 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.

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

  • Clinical care experience, community health experience, or behavioral health therapy experience.

  • Preferred: Motivational Interviewing training and experience a plus (health coach will participate in intensive team and individual training in Motivational Interviewing).

  • Preferred: certification or licensure in one or more of the following healthcare occupations: counseling, social work, health coaching, nursing, medical assistant, community health planner, or some clinical field relevant to chronic care management is a plus. Some examples include, but are not limited to: MCHES, CHES, CCP, RHC, CHC, CMA, LCSW, LPC, LCDC, LAC, RN, Licensed Psychologist.

  • Experience using a video-conferencing system.

  • Types 45 wpm, 10-key and computer knowledge.

  • Able to demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • Excellent customer service attitude and professionalism.

  • Demonstrate Accuracy, Customer Service, Timely Turn-Around (ACT).

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

  • Ability to work efficiently, perform multi-tasking, prioritize tasks, and meet tight deadlines.

  • Possess a high degree of integrity and discretion, as well as the ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices.

  • Ensure compliance with security practices and procedures, including HIPAA and HITRUST standards.

  • Ability to efficiently and effectively perform the Key Result Areas with or without a reasonable accommodation without posing a direct safety threat to others or self.

  • Protect and enhance the Core Purpose and the Core Values of AmeriBen.

    AmeriBen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an environment of diversity and inclusion for equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran or military status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local law.

    If you are unable to use our online application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at humanresources@ameriben.com