This position, as part of a multidisciplinary team, is responsible for advising and counseling patients on the important requirements for a healthier lifestyle. Works with patients to identify health risk factors and manage chronic illness. Understands disease states that most significantly impact the health of the populations served in a community health center.Interfaces with patients using motivational interviewing and reflective listening skills in order to develop an understanding of barriers to meeting health related goals, develop a patient specific wellness plan, set goals for health improvement, and monitor goal attainment. Employs a patient-centered process aimed at empowering patients to achieve self-determined goals and sustain lasting wellness and behavior changes.
Bachelor's Degree in health promotion, health education, nutrition, athletic training, fitness,psychology, or other health related field or counseling
Experience with Microsoft Office; previous EMR experience preferred
Knowledge of specific disease and lifestyle related topics such as smoking cessation, weight management, nutrition, stress reduction, and chronic conditions
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.