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RN Health Coach - Med Surg

Company: Marathon Health
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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RN Health Coach

Are you ready to provide the kind of care you have always dreamed of? Do you want to provide comprehensive and supportive care that brings out the best in your patient and is the kind of nursing and coaching you envisioned when you began your career? Marathon Health is the place for you!

Marathon Health is seeking a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Registered Nurse (RN) Health Coach to provide lifestyle and condition management coaching for employees of Lenovo at their employer-sponsored health and wellness center in Chicago, IL.

This is a 20 hour per week position with excellent compensation and some benefits including 401K, licensure reimbursement, and CE reimbursement. We offer a supportive work environment at a mission-driven organization and are highly focused on improving results for our patients. This is a position where you can let your heart shine through in your work.

About Marathon Health

Marathon Health ( is one of the nation's leading providers of employer-based health services. We serve businesses throughout the United States, providing a different kind of healthcare program that focuses on total population health management and health risk reduction.

Marathon Health promotes a culture of health and wellness in everything we do. It is for this reason we seek to hire individuals who embrace wellness and model healthy behaviors in their own lives. We are proud to be a drug and tobacco free company. We value the richness diversity brings to our workforce and are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and provider (EOE). The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check and drug test.


At Marathon Health, coaching is at the cornerstone of every interaction that we have with patients. The RN Health Coach's primary responsibility is to work 1:1 and with groups to help bridge the gap between provider visits, everyday life, and the members' short- and long-term health goals. As a health coach you will also work with multi-disciplinary and cross functional teams to deliver, implement, manage, and measure health and wellness initiatives.

* Responsible for advising and counseling on the important requirements for a healthy lifestyle.
* Works with clients to identify health risk factors and manage chronic illness.
* Interfaces with clients using motivational interviewing and reflective listening skills to develop an understanding of barriers to meeting health related goals, develop a client specific wellness plan, set goals for health improvement, and monitor goal attainment.
* Coordinates services with other health-related vendors for optimal patient care and satisfactory outcomes.
* Effectively use readiness assessment, motivational interviewing, goal setting, appreciative inquiry, and barrier resolution techniques to assist participants in developing individualized plans for successful behavior change
* Coach participants to achieve behavior change related to weight management, stress management, chronic disease management, nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use, and other health topics
* Interpret health risk assessment, biometric screening, and/or provider visit notes as a basis for the health coaching session
* Conduct health coaching sessions in a variety of formats (i.e., one-to-one, group, telephonic, and web-based)
* Appropriately document health coaching sessions and assist with data management as needed
* Collaborate with providers and clinical staff in designated clinics to create a team approach to healthcare
* Maintain caseload as determined by the Senior Wellness Program Manager
* On an as-needed basis, conduct education sessions about healthy lifestyle and behavior change for client companies
* Lead wellness events such as lunch and learns, health fairs, etc.
* Participate in successful outreach to engage participants in health coaching, group behavior change programs, and/or clinic services
* Understand and utilize evidence-based practices regarding primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
* Create educational programs and hand-outs, as needed
* Meet performance metrics as outlined by Marathon Health and the client(s), including but not limited to:
* Outreach based on risk
* Number of monthly one-on-one health coaching sessions

* Maintains health coach certification through NBHWC recognized program


* Bachelor's degree required in nursing, health promotion, health education, social work, or other health-related field required
* Must be licensed as a registered nurse with a minimum of three years of clinical experience
* Advanced practical skills in evidence-based behavior change methodologies required
* Health coach certification through a NBHWC-approved training program required
* Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience required
* Previous experience conducting both 1:1 and group coaching sessions highly preferred
* Experience working as part of a care team highly preferred
* National Board Certification preferred
* Minimum of two years of experience as a health coach preferred
* Passion for delivering high-quality patient care
* Must be comfortable with presenting virtually and in-person to large groups

COVID-19 Vaccinations are not mandated at Marathon Health unless there are specific client requirements or applicable state laws.

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Keywords: Marathon Health, Chicago , RN Health Coach - Med Surg, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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