Anthem Health Educator - Remote - US - Preferred Locations Denver, Atlanta - PS12964 in Topeka, Kansas

Health Educator - Remote - US - Preferred Locations Denver, Atlanta - PS12964

Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

Field: Medical

Requisition #: PS12964

Post Date: Oct 10, 2018

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 healthcare .

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 but preferred locations are: Denver and Atlanta

Hours: Various shifts available split and evening shifts

Hours of Operation: M - F 8:00 am - 11:00 pm EST

Every 4th Saturday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm EST

Shift differential provided

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. Some things that a wellness coach will cover are nutrition and exercise to aid in weight loss. As well as specific coaching to overcome Barriers to aid in smoking cessation.

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 areeligible for the telephonic wellness program.

  • Assessing health information for memberswho express a desire to make a lifestyle change with weight loss or smokingcessation.

  • Encourage members to get connected toresources that are available to them through their insurance, which could include participation in additional ordifferent coaching programs.

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

  • Utilize motivational interviewing skills toprovide health coaching for members with an interest to learn about ways tomake necessary Health behavior changes.

  • Implementing and/or coordinating coachingcare plans and discussing clinical health recommendations and preventative recommendations.

  • Assist with increasing participant'smotivational level by addressing barriers and assessing needs.

  • Requires BA/BS in appropriate field of specialization (e.g. health educator, public health, nutrition, exercise physiology, RT, SW, or other related field). RN's or LPN's will not be considered.

  • 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.

  • Strong typing skills required.

  • Prior call center or telephonic health education/clinical coaching experience a plus. CHES certification an added plus.

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish is also a plus.

  • PC skills within a windows environment are required.

Anthem, Inc. is rankedas one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortunemagazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. Tolearn more about our company and apply, please visit us atcareers.antheminc.com. An EqualOpportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.