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Health Coach

Proactive MD
Crawfordsville, IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

People are a company's greatest resource, which is why caring for employees and keeping them healthy is so important. Proactive MD offers a comprehensive health management solution that extends well beyond the clinic walls. Access to on-site physicians, full direct primary care services, and excellent client support are the hallmarks of our program. By engaging a workforce and offering them a personal relationship with a primary care physician, we can deliver measurably better outcomes, making people happier, healthier, and more productive while significantly lowering overall medical costs for employers. We put employees' health first because amazing care yields amazing results. We are the next generation of workplace health centers.

NOT REMOTE- Must be local to Crawfordsville, IN area.

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Coach empowers Proactive MD patients to adopt and sustain healthy lifestyle choices by collaborating with both patients and the Proactive MD Health Center care team. The Health Coach partners with on-site providers to treat chronic lifestyle co-morbidities, provide nutrition and healthy lifestyle education, employing motivational interviewing techniques, and helping provide accountability to patients as they adopt healthy habits and increase patient autonomy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares for and conducts individual or group health coaching sessions using data collected from patient InBody and/or on-site body composition analysis, making specific recommendations based on results as they relate to healthier lifestyles, health goals, dietary needs, etc.

  • Develops individualized action plans to help patients reach their health goals and monitors progress, providing feedback, accountability, and counseling toward these goals.

  • Develops and implements programming for a patient population with a focus on exercise, nutrition, and overall wellness.

  • May partner with medical, business, and community groups to discuss outreach opportunities and promote healthy lifestyle choices in the surrounding community.

  • Prepares activity reports to inform client management of the status and implementation plans of services, programs, and initiatives.

  • Promotes the overall well-being of individual patients and client patient populations by identifying trends, analyzing data, and tailoring action items to improve overall health.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutritional sciences, exercise physiology, health psychology, or similar field.

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.

  • Comfort working with patients with all types of health backgrounds and knowledge.

  • Excellent coaching and motivational skills. Comfort with sometimes having difficult conversations with patients in a tactful, empathetic manner is required.

  • Knowledge of general nutrition, exercise, and healthy lifestyles is required.

Preferred:

  • Licensure/certification as a health coach, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, and/or personal trainer is preferred.

Proactive MD is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, amnesty status, or veteran status applicable to state and federal laws.

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Proactive MD

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Crawfordsville, IN
47933 USA

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