Anthem, Inc Health Educator - Remote - Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA - PS17096 in White Plains, New York

Health Educator - Remote - Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA - PS17096

Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

Field: Medical

Requisition #: PS17096

Post Date: Feb 08, 2019

Your Talent. OurVision. 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: M-F 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm EST

Every 4th 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 membersare seeking! At Anthem, emphasizing the importance of health and wellness among our members means healthy living as well for ouremployees. 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 toour members positively impacts healthy life choices, provides a sense of well-being, helps prevent chronic and/or preventableconditions, 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 forindividuals who share in our beliefs. If you are enthusiastic about helping others live healthier lives and a rewarding careeropportunity, this unique opportunity is just for you. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, our educators enjoyevery 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 fortelephonic wellness programs.

  • Assessing health information for members with various coaching needsthat may include chronic conditions, lifestyle management, weight management,and smoking cessation.

  • Setting up goals and providing coaching as well as telephonic followup calls to members to continue to work on health goals.

  • Encourage members to get connected to resources that are availableto them through their insurance, which could include participation in additionalor different coaching programs.

Here are just a few ways in which your clinical knowledge and expertise may be utilized:

  • Utilize motivational interviewing skills to providehealth coaching for members with chronic conditions or other identified healthneeds.

  • Implementing and/or coordinating coaching care plansand discussing clinical health recommendations and preventative recommendations.

  • Assist with increasing participant's motivational levelby addressing barriers and assessingneeds.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in appropriate field ofspecialization (health educator, public health, nutrition, exercise physiology,RT, SW, or other related field);

  • 2 years of medical health coachingrelated experience; or any combination of education and experience, which wouldprovide an equivalent background.

  • Medical Health coaching with adultpopulation is strongly preferred.

  • PC skills within a windows environmentare required.

  • Prior call center or telephonic healtheducation/clinical coaching experience a plus.

  • CHES certification an added plus.

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish aplus.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one ofAmerica’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine andis a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn moreabout our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An EqualOpportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.