Aetna Health Coach Dietician in Scottsdale, Arizona

Req ID: 45763BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to engage, educate, and promote/influence members in decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal nutritional status.

Fundamental Components:

Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, the successful candidate will use knowledge and experience of nutrition and diet planning to conduct comprehensive evaluation of member's nutritional status and risks. Will utilize assessment techniques to determine members level of health literacy, technology capabilities and readiness to change. Will assess health/nutritional essentials to establish a plan of care based on members health status/risks, education, and support needs. Assist members in weight management, meal planning and healthy eating. Demonstrated understanding of the management of chronic health conditions, especially as it relates to diabetes, obesity and hyperlipidemia. Collaborate with other health professionals on the members behalf. Strong desire to coach, motivate behavior change through motivational interviewing and active listening skills

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 years of coaching experience Computer skills include navigating in multiple systems and web-based applications, use of mouse and strong keyboarding skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as willing to be flexible working with a team. Experience with creating workflows and policies a plus. Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist is required.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Clinical / Medical/Disease management/1-3 Years

Functional - Medical Management/Medical Management - Managed Care/Insurance Clinical Staff/1-3 Years

Functional - Learning/Principals of Adult Learning/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Encouraging Wellness and Prevention/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

Benefits Management/Applying Life Cycle Intelligence/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This is a telephonic position and may require sitting for extended periods of time. This position is full time Monday-Friday requiring the flexibility to speak with members based on the members availability.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care