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Health Educator

CIGNA - Walnut, CA

The Onsite Health Coach will work closely with Clients Health/Wellness/HR team(s), Clients other healthcare partners, other Cigna team members and Clients Wellness Committee (key stakeholders) in meeting the organizations health management goals. Major Duties Work closely with Client and their partners in evaluating present health management program and assist in formulating plan for future wellness programming. Work closely with Client, their vendors and Cigna operations teams. Provide onsite face-to-face employee coaching, support and education. Assist in the identification of members health advocacy needs. Utilize motivational interviewing and engagement strategies to support overall health and wellness of employees. Educate and refer members to available health resources when appropriate. Provide onsite support to members in order to help them identify a need for behavior change to improve health status, reduce health risks and improve quality of life. Educate members about the availability of decision support tools where multiple treatment options are available. Follow up with employees to ensure that wellness program engagement has been achieved and assess future educational and/or program referral needs. Document interactions and interventions as directed using Cigna health technology tools. Consult with other onsite health and wellness resources to ensure employees comprehensive health needs are being addressed. Provide health and wellness education utilizing a multitude of media including group presentations, support group facilitation, creative use of modalities (i.e. games, quizzes, etc), newsletter contributions, etc. Support the design and implementation of site Health Fairs. Minimum of 3 or more years of experience in health and wellness field. Bachelors / Masters degree in health education, health promotion, or related field preferred. CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) successful exam completion desired. Experience with direct member communication (written and verbal). Experience in health education and wellness coaching preferred. Experience conducting educational and support groups preferred. Positive role model in demonstrating healthy behaviors. Demonstrated experience and ability in providing superior Client service to organizations and individuals. Working knowledge of wellness programming and individual engagement strategies. Thorough knowledge and understanding of behavior change theories and their application. Proven administrative abilities with strong computer and software application skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to set priorities. A high energy level and excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality. Passion for health improvement. Self-directness and the ability succeed in an independent role. This role is based in Walnut CA. Relocation is not offered. Prior to employment, candidates must successfully pass background checks and drug screens.

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3 days 14 hours ago



Health Educator CIGNA - Walnut, CA, United States


Location: Walnut, CA

Company Profile:
Cigna works with employers and organizations around the world helping employees stay healthy and on the job. We work closely with brokers and consultants to develop innovative programs, help individuals and families improve their health, well-being and sense of security—and lower their medical costs. And, Cigna provides access to a global network of local physicians and hospitals—as well as 24/7/365 live customer service.