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Health Educator - Remote (Preferred locations: Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA) - PS24629

  • Anthem
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2019

Job Description

Health Educator - Remote (Preferred locations: Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA) - PS24629
**Location:** **United States**
**Requisition #:** PS24629
**Post Date:** 5 days ago
_Your Talent. Our Vision._ **At Anthem, Inc.,** it s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will **drive the future of health care** .
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
**Health Educator**
**Location:** Remote; Preferred locations: Denver, CO and Atlanta, GA.
**Hours:** Mon-Thur 3:30 pm - 12:00 am EST
Friday- 2:30-11:00 pm EST
Every 5th Saturday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm EST
Your knowledge of chronic health conditions and enthusiasm for health education and wellness is just what our members are seeking! At Anthem, emphasizing the importance of health and wellness among our members means healthy living as well for our employees. That's why we seek Health Education professionals who embody our commitment to living well, who share a
passion to influence others and advocate healthy living. The knowledge and information our health educators provide to our members positively impacts healthy life choices, provides a sense of well-being, helps prevent chronic and/or preventable conditions, and helps them to access the numerous resources available to them.
As we add Health Educator staff for our call center's Health and Wellness telephonic Coaching Programs, we look for individuals who share in our beliefs. If you are enthusiastic about helping others live healthier lives and a rewarding career opportunity, this unique opportunity is just for you. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, our educators enjoy every Sunday off plus paid holidays, and work from home.
As a **Health Educator** within a call center environment, you'll be focused on:
+ Making enrollment calls to members who are eligible for telephonic wellness programs.
+ Assessing health information for members with various coaching needs that may include chronic conditions, lifestyle management, weight management, and smoking cessation.
+ Setting up goals and providing coaching as well as telephonic follow up calls to members to continue to work on health goals.
+ Encourage members to get connected to resources that are available to them through their insurance, which could include participation in additional or different coaching programs.
Here are just a few ways in which your clinical knowledge and expertise may be utilized:
+ Utilize motivational interviewing skills to provide health coaching for members with chronic conditions or other identified health needs.
+ Implementing and/or coordinating coaching care plans and discussing clinical health recommendations and preventative recommendations.
+ Assist with increasing participant's motivational level by addressing barriers and assessing needs.
+ BA/BS in appropriate field of specialization (health educator, public health, nutrition, exercise physiology, RT, SW, or other related field);
+ 2 years of medical health coaching related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
+ Medical Health coaching with adult population is strongly preferred.
+ PC skills within a windows environment are required.
+ Prior call center or telephonic health education/clinical coaching experience a plus.
+ CHES certification an added plus.
+ Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.
This position is remote, must live within 50 miles of an Anthem office location. Preferred locations are Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA.
**_Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran._**