Overview

Life Clinic Wellness/Personal Health Coach Full Time in Mississauga, ON

Life Clinic

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Position:
Wellness/Personal Health Coach
Location:
Mississauga, ON

Collaborates with providers and clinical staff in designated clinics to create a team approach to healthcare….

Life Clinic is an exciting, fast-growing company focused on solving challenges in healthcare through patient focused integrated health management.

Successful Life Clinic team members possess personal and professional integrity, a high energy level and a positive outlook. The Life Clinic team is passionate about changing the way healthcare is delivered and making a positive impact on our patient’s lives.

Position Overview:

The Life and Wellness Coach will be located in one or more of the Life Clinics and will work with our clients to help them achieve personal goals and healthier lifestyles. Life coaching is a new component of our holistic approach to healthcare, and it empowers patient’s to take charge of their well-being.

To effectively deliver these services, the ideal Life and Wellness Coach will have experience in both life coaching and health coaching and will possess strong interpersonal skills, a positive outlook, personal and professional integrity, and the ability to easily establish rapport with both coaching participants and medical professionals. This position requires a team player who can successfully partner with the clinical operations team to offer seamless care for the employees of our clients.

Responsibilities:

- Effectively uses readiness assessment, motivational interviewing, goal setting, appreciative inquiry, and barrier resolution techniques to assist participants in developing individualized plans for successful behavior change

- Provides guidance in identifying life goals and choices, with an emphasis on creating positive outcomes and managing personal change

- Coaches participants to achieve behavior change related to weight management, stress management, chronic disease management, nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use, and other health topics

- Interprets health risk assessment, biometric screening, and/or provider visit notes as a basis for the health coaching session

- Conducts life and health coaching sessions in a variety of formats (i.e., one-to-one, group, and telephonic)

- Appropriately documents coaching sessions and assists with data management as needed

- Collaborates with providers and clinical staff in designated clinics to create a team approach to healthcare

- On an as-needed basis, conducts education sessions about healthy lifestyle and behavior change for client companies

- Participates in successful outreach to engage participants in coaching, group behavior change programs, and/or clinic services

- Understands and utilizes evidence

-based practices regarding primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention

Position Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or comparable certification in field pertaining to counseling, nutrition, exercise, coaching, education, or health and wellness

- Knowledge in managing chronic health conditions with lifestyle behavior change: High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Stress, Sleep Apnea

- 3-5 years of relevant work experience is strongly preferred

- Health coaching certification and/or experience also preferred

- Competency with basic use of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications

- Ability to sit at a computer or interact telephonically

- Effective time-management skills and ability to successfully manage and complete a variety of tasks

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Health: 1 year

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-16
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