Dietitian/Wellness Coach - (Columbus, Indiana, United States)
Location: Columbus, Indiana
Internal Number: 35766958192
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Premise Health is the world's leading direct healthcare provider and one of the largest digital providers in the country, serving over 11 million eligible lives across more than 2,500 of the largest commercial and municipal employers in the U.S. Premise partners with its clients to offer fully connected care – in-person and in the digital environment. It operates more than 800 onsite and nearsite wellness centers in 45 states and Guam, delivering care through the Digital Wellness Center and onsite, nearsite, mobile, and event solutions.
Premise delivers value by simplifying complexity and breaking down barriers to give diverse member populations access to convenient, integrated, high-quality care. We offer more than 30 products, delivering the breadth and depth of care required to serve organizations' total populations. The result is healthcare that meets the needs of members and their families, helping them live healthier while lowering costs for organizations.
Premise offers a wide range of dynamic, purpose-driven career opportunities. We are currently looking for a Registered Dietitian who is also a Certified Wellness Coach or has a strong interest in becoming a Wellness Coach join our team in Columbus, IN.
About the Job: Works with members one-on-one or in small groups to assist in meeting health and wellbeing goals related to weight, nutrition, physical activity, stress, tobacco cessation, work/life balance and general health. May coordinate and promote onsite wellness programs for the client’s employee population in a single contract. May also provide individual nutrition consultation and nutrition wellness programming and presentations. As a Registered Dietitian you will have the opportunity to become registered in up to 10 states.
Essential Job Functions:
Delivers one on one and/or group coaching sessions in the areas of weight, nutrition, physical activity, stress, tobacco cessation, sleep, work/life balance and general health
Creates documentation using electronic systems (i.e., EMR, charting or other specified program etc.) for each interaction
May assist with the collection of biometric data such as height, weight, and demographic data, consent forms, etc. as related to measurement of progress towards member goals
May coordinate and conduct wellness programs in areas such as nutrition, stress management, weight management, tobacco cessation, physical activity and others
May conduct nutrition assessments, which includes obtaining a detailed nutrition history, review of risk factors, labs, and medical history, and identification of nutrition behaviors contributing to risk.
Consults with site health care professionals to determine patient's nutrition risk and needs.
Discusses results of nutrition assessment with patient identifying areas where patient can decrease health risks.
Educates patient in nutrition principles, dietary plan, food selection, and preparation using available resources including but not limited to: pamphlets, books, handouts, videos, web based resources, classes and others.
Establishes goals and objectives with patient to meet the nutrition care plan.
Coach effectively in-person and by phone or video
Collaborates with health center staff to coordinate and promote health and wellness programs
Works closely with third party health and wellness vendors
Promotes a culture of health and wellness through ongoing participation in client worksite meetings and projects, task forces, client-directed outreach, and committees
May assist the Director of Site Operations in assessing and maintaining reports, evaluating the coaching program(s) & conducting ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs
May participate in ongoing communication with the local clinic within a large contract
Presents in an effective and professional manner. May interact directly with the client or client representative
Represents the health center, as appropriate, in scheduled or ad hoc employer meetings regarding health and wellness events or strategic initiatives
Assists in training of other associates as directed.
May require other duties as assigned.
Documentation of state license/registration (e.g. copy of actual license, verification of license, or email including license number)
Commission on Dietetic Registration Certificate Card
Certified by a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) approved program or ability to complete an approved certification within 18 months of hire (Wellcoaches preferred)
Additional certifications in wellness/fitness specialties are desirable (preferred)
Masters in a health-related field or equivalent experience (preferred)
Three years’ experience as a registered dietitian in a health care setting
Experience in public speaking and presentations
Experience in health promotion or work site wellness preferred
Minimum 3 years’ experience working as a wellness coach (preferred)
Knowledge and Skills:
Intermediate skill with the Internet & applicable software, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software particularly PowerPoint
Able to work independently
Ability to counsel/teach in one on one or small group settings
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills in the English language
Work-life balance is at the foundation of how decisions are made and where Premise is headed. We can only help people get, stay, and be well if we do the same for ourselves. In addition to competitive pay, Premise offers benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation time, a company-sponsored wellness program, and much more our talent acquisition team will be happy to share with you.
Premise Health is an equal opportunity employer; we value inclusion, and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
To support Premise Health’s commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of our team members, clients and patients, Premise Health encourages all new team members to be fully vaccinated and up to date with a COVID-19 vaccine. Where applicable state or local laws or a client require, individuals who are offered and accept a position with Premise Health will be required to provide proof of vaccination in the form of a CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process. * *Except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted.