Wellness Education Coordinator (Bilingual)

Employment Opportunity
Position: Wellness Education Coordinator (Bilingual)
Salary: Starts at $17.00/hr
Work Area: Administration
Hours: Full Time
1350 Concourse Ave
Memphis, Tennessee 38104

Wellness Education Coordinator (Bilingual)

Job Description

The overall purpose of the Bilingual-Wellness Education Coordinator is to plan, design, teach and evaluate the Wellness Education programs delivered to our patients and community partners. The primary focus varies with the needs of the organization but includes health coaching, education, and programming development to support healthy lifestyle change. In this position, you will also be responsible for managing a patient population caseload, data entry, program evaluation, updating curriculum and class lessons based on the needs of the patient/ program population. Must be able to maintain flexible schedules including evening and weekend work hours.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with planning, developing, and implementation of health coach and wellness education programs.
  • Work one-on-one with patients, lead group coaching, teach and facilitate a variety of wellness programs on nutrition, disease management, and health.
  • Collaborate with Church Health clinic regarding program implementation, evaluation, monitoring, data entry methods and procedures.
  • Assess and monitor the needs of patients and program participants continually through initial and follow-up consultations in group and individual communication techniques (including in-person, group/classroom settings, electronic devices).
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure program compliance with federal regulations and state policies.
  • Review and update wellness education materials for Church Health clinic patients and public dissemination that are literacy level appropriate and culturally sensitive.
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance to Church Health clinic and local agencies in nutrition, health and disease prevention education and related areas.
  • Collaborate with local and regional leaders, peers, ministries, and community partners.
  • Active involvement in committees, task forces, and activities within Church Health.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Wellness, Health Science or other related field from an accredited College or University is required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Three (3) years’ experience working with worksite wellness programs or health education in a program based in community health/wellness and/or preventive medicine., with at least 2 years including some experience in program development and evaluation.
  • Must be Bilingual.

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of current disease epidemiology and high-level knowledge of health promotion theory and practices.
  • Understanding and ability to demonstrate competency in the area of health communication and ability to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications i.e., Excel, Word, and Power Point are strongly preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong ability in exercising good independent judgment, paying attention to details, prioritizing and handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

About Church Health

Church Health has served people since 1987 with our clinical services and outreach programs. Church Health seeks to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and our spirits.

Commitment to Diversity

At Church Health, we are committed to diversity, striving to create a staff that reflects the diverse communities with which we work. We seek individuals of all backgrounds to join our team.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation

Church Health offers competitive wages to attract and retain employees with great skills and ideas that align with our mission, and to reward achievement. Regular performance reviews are held between each employee and his or her direct manager to ensure that achievements are recognized, and that goals and expectations are being met.

Medical, Vision & Dental

Church Health offers employees working 20 or more hours per week group major medical, vision and dental coverage, effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.

Medical and vision is currently offered through BlueCross BlueShield of TN. Dependent coverage is also available. The organization currently pays approximately 50% – 80% of premiums dependent upon coverage level and number of hours worked per week.

Affordable dental coverage is currently available through Delta Dental of TN, and spouse and dependent dental coverage is also available.

Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Savings Accounts

Church Health offers two flexible spending account options, allowing you to save and pay for you and your family’s eligible medical, dental, vision and childcare expenses.

For participants in the High Deductible Health Plan, Church Health offers an HSA. Church Health also offers a one-time lump sum and a per pay period match for those who enroll in an HSA!

Basic Life & AD&D Insurance

Church Health offers basic life and AD&D insurance at no cost to employees. This also covers a spouse and dependent children at no cost to the employee. Employees may purchase additional supplemental group term life and AD&D for themselves, their spouses, and dependent children.

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Church Health offers short term and long term disability coverage at no cost to employees after 90 days of employment. Short term coverage pays 70% of an employee’s eligible pay for up to 11 weeks. Long term coverage pays 60% of an employee’s eligible wages after short term has been exhausted. Employees must be on an approved leave of absence.

401k

Employees working 20 or more hours per week may participate in a 401(K) deferred compensation plan that is designed to provide income for all covered employees beyond the working years. Church Health will contribute a 3% safe harbor after one year of service and match up to an additional 1% if the employee participates.

Paid Vacation

Paid Time Off (PTO) is a benefit provided to full-time and regular part-time employees each year based on years of service and scheduled hours per week. PTO is accrued throughout the year and employees are eligible to use their accrued PTO after 90 days of employment. Employees working less than 20 hours per week are not eligible for PTO.

Church Health also observes 10 paid holidays per year.

Employee Assistance Program

All employees and members of their household have access to Church Health’s EAP provided by Lincoln Financial Group.  This service offers free and confidential assistance on topics ranging from stress management to substance abuse.

Professional Development

Church Health offers various opportunities for professional development, including Church Health University, our Quality Curriculum Course and external training and seminars such as Dale Carnegie Training.

Staff Health Program

All employees are eligible for Church Health’s Staff Health Program. Participants are rewarded in cash or PTO (if eligible for PTO) based on the number of points earned for making healthy decisions and participating in other events and activities.