Aetna Wellness Consultant Manhattan, NY in New York, New York

Req ID: 54311BR


Are you an allied health professional with a passion for wellness?

We are looking for an experienced Wellness Consultant to work directly with one of our customers,onsite at their office location in Manhattan, NY, with a focus on wellness programming to reduce health risk and medical costs, and encourage healthy lifestyles. This is a highly collaborative position working with the customer's benefits team and Aetna's account team with an opportunity to work with local and community resources as well as Aetna's clinical operations and clinical and analytic consulting teams.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following:

-Knowledgeable on all aspects of the customers benefits program and how it is intended to support the customers broader approach to total rewards

-Assist in the development, coordination, management, and maintenance of wellness programming to reduce health risk, medical costs, and encourage healthy lifestyles within the customer population

-Recommend wellness solutions and services that align with the customers needs and help drive the desired results

-Assess wellness program results and discuss health plan performance with the customer to promote improved engagement in health and wellness programs

-Proactively share information about current national wellness and wellbeing initiatives

-Partner with Aetnas Plan Sponsor Insights clinical and analytic resources on program data analysis and identification of key drivers of results

-Liaison between Aetna, the Aetna account team, Aetna clinical operational team and the customer contacts to facilitate implementation and promotion of health coaching programs

-Identify local and community medical and wellness resources to incorporate into the customers population health strategy and locally augment Aetna clinical programs. (I.e. diabetes education locally, etc.)

-Support the customers benefits team in various wellness events to answer questions about wellness programs and encourage participation in available programs; coordinate referral to appropriate customer programs as necessary


-Excellent communication and presentation skills

-Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail

-Clinician or allied health professional with national certification or licensure

-Strong background in employer health promotion and wellness

-Strong background and fundamental knowledge of the healthcare industry

-Knowledge of medical management products, programs and services

-Ability to establish highly collaborative relationships within and outside the organization

-Strong project management skills


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


Health and Fitness/Wellness Councils of America is desired


Functional - Clinical / Medical/Consultative informatics/1-3 Years

Functional - Leadership/Act as company spokesperson to external constituents/1-3 Years

Functional - Human Resources/Employee fitness and wellness/1-3 Years

Functional - Project Management/Cross-functional project management/1-3 Years

Functional - General Management/Vendor management (non-IT)/1-3 Years


Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Total clinical View/1-3 Years/End User

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

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

This is an onsite position at the customer's office in Manhattan, NY


Excellent opportunity to work directly with the benefits team leveraging wellness training and education, knowledge of wellness industry best practices, and experience with wellness initiatives. Wellness Consultant will be a member of Aetna's Plan Sponsor Insights team - working with MDs and clinical and analytic consultants - which is focused on understanding health dynamics and providing plan sponsors with plan performance insights.

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: Management

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.