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HEALTH COACH (DISEASE MANAGEMENT)
Greenville Health System | Greenville, South Carolina
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Job Description

Job Class

NON CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL

FLSA

Exempt

Job Summary

The health coach works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers to manage targeted patient populations to achieve efficient and effective care delivery through disease management.  The health coach will work with patients who have chronic conditions or at risk for a chronic condition in-person, by telephone or via electronic means to educate, counsel and coordinate care across the health care continuum.  The health coach will guide and facilitate action oriented goals to improve clinical outcomes, empower patient using evidence-based guidelines, reduce gaps in recommended evidence-based care and reduce frequent hospital admissions and re-admissions.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree - Health, Wellness or Public Health

Minimum Experience

1 year - Health Education or Coaching

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

NOT APPLICABLE

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

N/A

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Experience

Knowledge of specific disease states such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, depression and tobacco use - Required

Experience using motivational interviewing - Preferred

Ability to interpret lab data and biometric results - Preferred

Knowledge of Behavior Change Theory - Preferred

Position Posting Category

Non Clinical Professional/Technical

About Greenville Health System

Greenville, SC

GHS employs over 10,000 people. Our system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,268 beds on 5 campuses. We offer 7 residency programs, 7 fellowships and a 4-year medical education program: University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville, located on GHS’ Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. We are a designated Level I Emergency Trauma Center and also have a separate research facility.

Greenville, SC is a beautiful place to live and work. Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte, it is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

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