Health Coach / MA Registered Dietitian

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <div> <div><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>Department Summary:</strong></span></div> <div> <div><span style="font-size: small;">Job Description:</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: small;">The Care Management Registered Dietitians are part of the multidisciplinary care team. RD&rsquo;s advise and counsel members on food and nutrition. They may explain nutrition issues to members, assess the dietary and health needs of members, develop meal plans for members, and gauge the effects of these meal plans. &nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: small;"><br />Educational Requirements:</span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in as required to become a Registered Dietitian required.</span></li> </ul> <div><span style="font-size: small;">Licenses/Certifications:</span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: Calibri;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Registered Dietitian</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Responsible for supporting health promotion and wellness programs aimed at encouraging members to adopt healthy lifestyles by actively participating in wellness activities.&nbsp; Position will provide assessment, health education and behavior change counseling using a collaborative approach to facilitate change.</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> <div>&nbsp;</div>
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Assist in the identification and development of member health education needs through health assessment activities that may include online health risk appraisal, telephonic outreach, etc.</li><li>Provide telephonic outreach and counseling on member compliance with nationally accepted health prevention guidelines and general health and wellness strategies. </li><li>Perform research and communicate on relevant topics in health promotion and disease prevention. </li><li>Facilitate collaboration between health education resources, the community and the company. </li><li>Comply with applicable regulatory and licensing requirements such as NCQA, CMS, URAC, etc. </li><li>Monitor, evaluate and report programs’ effectiveness (e.g. outcomes). </li><li>Prepare presentation/display materials and conduct targeted education/wellness programs targeting specific health strategies for designated populations.</li><li>Serve as liaison between internal and external stakeholders to champion and develop programs aimed at prevention, wellness and disease management.</li><li>Other duties as assigned. </li></ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Bachelor degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Nutrition, Nursing, Exercise Physiology or Social Work required.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Master degree in related discipline preferred.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Two (2) years experience in a health promotion/education setting, counseling on health topics such as nutrition, exercise, cholesterol, hypertension, stress, alcohol and smoking.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Other education and/or experience may be required based on designated departmental assignment.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to work at a high energy level in a team environment with minimum supervision.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to be flexible and to manage multiple tasks with a strong customer focus.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Clinical knowledge of disease prevention and wellness strategies.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Good working knowledge of current industry standard PC software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and proven administrative abilities.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Working knowledge and understanding of health behavior change theories, counseling, interviewing techniques, strategies and application required.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to plan, implement and evaluate employee disease prevention and health promotion programs.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Reliable transportation, current auto liability coverage and an acceptable driving record as travel is required.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Knowledge of NCQA, CMS, URAC, HEDIS standards as applicable to designated department assignment.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job based on designated departmental assignment.</span></li> </ul> <div><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS</strong></span></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)certification, Licensed Registered Nurse (RN), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Medical licenses require current unrestricted state of Michigan licensure.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">V</span><span style="font-size: small;">alid and unrestricted Michigan driver's license is required.</span></li> </ul>