Bilingual Health Coach

Location: Des Moines, IA
Date Posted: 03-11-2019
Bilingual Health Coach - Managed Care
Des Moines, IA 
*** This is a Full-Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT assignment, expected to last around 3-6 months, or longer! ***
Health Coach Job Summary: 
  • Reach out to participant’s to introduce our Health Coaching program and the benefits of participation
  • Guide and support participants as they progress through a 6 to 12-month coaching plan
  • Plan their nutrition, exercise and guide lifestyle changes
  • Review participants’ successes and challenges since their last coaching touch point 
  • Provide participants with on-going guidance and motivation
  • Meet (virtually) with prospective participants and build rapport in a 30-minute telephonic consultation
  • Understand participants’ goals and health challenges and work with them to identify the possible root cause
  • Present recommendations that will deliver the results the participants are targeting
  • Assist participants in deciding between the options they may be considering
  • Manage a dedicated caseload of participants on a predetermined schedule for coaching sessions
  • Maintain accurate and detailed electronic documentation of all progress and communication
Health Coach Background:  
  • Requires an education level of at least a high school diploma or GED. 2 or 4 year degree preferred
  • Certification in fitness, nutrition, health promotion, coaching, or related health field is preferred by start date, or within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum 1 year of clinical experience promoting health and wellness
  • Motivational interviewing skills (1 year experiential is highly preferred)
  • Positive, compassionate, high-energy attitude
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Basic computer/data entry skills, including the ability to learn new computer system applications.
  • Requires fully bilingual in English and Spanish

623.201.8732 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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