POSITION SUMMARY: The Health Coach participates as a member of the care team by assisting in the planning, providing, and evaluating of patient care and education under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner or Provider. The Health Coach participates with the multidisciplinary treatment team by assisting in the development of the multidisciplinary plan according to departmental standards. This position provides direct patient care as needed, to include patient orientation to the unit, health education related to disease, medication and activities of daily living, taking vital signs, reporting observations to the nurse ands members of multidisciplinary team.. This position delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Health Coach works as part of the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. This position provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvement efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Medical Assistant Certification from an approved program or an Associates degree in a related field required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: BLSHCP certification required.
EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years hospital clinical or physician office experience preferred. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Specialty Care Clinic
Atlantic Care – Specialty Care Clinic