Job Title:
Health Coach
Job ID:
Health Plan
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Position summary

Health Coach (Job Opening 443079) - Position Summary: Serves as a service team member who coordinates with other health care professionals and members of the care team to support behavior change to improve the members health status or minimize the impact of disease. Directly provides coaching services to faculty, staff and their dependents, utilizing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to engage, educate, and support members in decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal health status. Works collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical staff to identify, assess and provide behavior change support which addresses both wellness and modifiable risks related to a particular disease; works with both groups and individuals to achieve positive outcomes.

Education and experience

Bachelor degree-psychology, nutrition, exercise physiology or health education required. Masters Degree-Public Health, Exercise Science, Social Work or Nutrition preferred. Background: motivational interviewing, active listening skills, mindfulness based and other evidence-based coaching techniques preferred. Health Coach Certification preferred, 2-5 years health/wellness coaching experience required, familiarity OSU benefits preferred. Communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people, use good judgment in challenging situations. Demonstrated ability learn and adhere to a wide range of protocols, attend to detail/follow through on tasks. Excellent computer skills: MS Office applications, scheduling/health coaching databases.