Category: Other
Job Location: City of Reidsville, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Title: Health Coach
Post date: 03/04/2013
Employer: Primary PhysicianCare
Job Website:
Job Number: 6087

Job Description & Responsibilities:
Full-Time On-Site Health Coach 

City of Reidsville/Eden NC 27320 & 27288 - 32+ 
hours a week 

 Health coaches will implement pre-designed 
health and wellness programs.  Successful 
implementation will require developing a rapport 
with participants, including following-up with 
multiple coaching sessions and/or telephonic 
interviews. They will document health coaching 
activities in the Healthgram software. Coaches 
will manage a caseload of participants by 
properly documenting patient condition, 
including disease process, acknowledgement of 
teaching and follow-up care.

 Health coaches will encourage participants to 
take an active role in their health. They should 
be comfortable using health behavior change 
models such as stages of change and motivational 
interviewing to coach members on health 
education. Health coaches must be creative and 
knowledgeable in order to produce and facilitate 
health challenges, lifestyle-oriented programs 
and “Lunch and Learn” presentations as needed.

 The successful candidate will provide on-site 
health coaching services to wellness program 
participants. Knowledge of diabetes, heart 
disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and 
asthma, and the lifestyle issues related to 
these conditions, is required. Common 
participant concerns include weight loss, blood 
pressure management, cholesterol management, 
increasing physical activity, managing stress 
and smoking cessation.

 A four year degree in a health-related field is 
required and a secondary degree in a health-
related field is preferred. A degree/background 
in one or more the following is preferred: 
registered dietician, exercise science, nursing 
or medical/clinical field, health behavior 
counselor and health promotion/public health. At 
least two years experience with direct 
client/member/patient care in an individual 
counseling capacity and experience in a clinical 
setting addressing diabetes, heart disease, 
hypertension, hyperlipidemia and asthma is 
highly desirable. Strong interpersonal and 
communication skills are required.

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Contact Name and Title: Julie Ryan Director of Human Resources
Contact Email:
How to Apply: City of Reidsville and Eden NC

This job posting will expire: 05/03/13