The South Bend Clinic

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Wellness Program Educator - RN or NP

Wellness Program Educator - RN or NP

Location 
US-IN-South Bend
Location : Name 
Main Campus
Department 
Human Resources
Schedule 
Flexible - Would prefer the hours 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
HRS/PP 
0.5 (40 Hours)

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Job Description

 

 

 

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POSITION:  Wellness Program Educator

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of this position is to 1) educate health plan participants on behavioral changes that can improve a participant’s health status focusing first on those with chronic illnesses and secondarily on preventive measures for others; 2) communicate and educate employees and physicians on the overall client’s wellness program and its resources; 3) assist in developing and refining the client’s wellness program; 4) develop and utilize a database system for capturing gaps in care and providing recommendations to plan participants and the organization for closing gaps.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Possesses thorough understanding of the client’s health plan and wellness benefits so position can provide resource assistance to health plan participants in obtaining maximum wellness benefits appropriate for the individual.
  2. Utilizes participants’ annual physical statistics to identify gaps of care and to develop a plan to address identified areas.
  3. Provides education and resources on disease management and how to reduce the long term effects of chronic illnesses.
  4. Recommends wellness action plans to assist employees in achieving healthy lifestyle changes in order to obtain desired goals.
  5. Reaches out to individuals providing education and coaching either face-to-face or via telephone and responds to individual requests.
  6. Regularly collects and prepares participant data for tracking purposes and committee presentations.
  7. Develops wellness program communication and resource materials including but not limited to brochures, wellness cards, employee and physician letters, etc.
  8. Conducts presentations as needed for identified employee and physicians groups.
  9. Continuously reviews program and makes recommendations for improvements.
  10. Exhibits computer systems knowledge and proficiency as necessary to perform job functions.
  11. Demonstrates the attitudes and behaviors of The South Bend Clinic Service Standards.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned when appropriate.
  13. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines set forth in Clinic policies and procedures. 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education/Certification/License:

  • Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner with current Indiana license.
  • Experience in the areas of wellness, nutrition, stress management or chronic condision management preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with education and training individuals on health related issues.
  • Interest in wellness and the ability to motivate and inspire others to accomplish goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Software application skills to iinclude Microsoft Office
  • NextGen experience preferred.