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Wellness Consultant

Resp & Qualifications

As a Wellness Consultant (Position at client site will be Health Plan Education Coordinator) you will develop worksite wellness programs and tools for a large CareFirst employer group in Baltimore City.  You will implement, coordinate and facilitate activities and projects related to the CareFirst workplace wellness portfolio that integrates CareFirst’s products and care management strategies helping our group improve the health and culture of their employee population. 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Development of an annual operating plan and communications plan designed to improve the health and culture of the employee population.

Design, develop, promote, coordinate, facilitate, and measure targeted wellness programs for multi-site locations.

Creates engagement strategies in support of CareFirst core services.

Review client environment and initiate improvements to impact overall health, i.e. healthy cafeteria, non-smoking, and walking areas.

Work in collaboration with third party vendors to coordinate and execute programs and services that can add value as a component of the overall workplace wellness strategy.

Partners with internal and external key stake holders to integrate, administer & support developed programs and corporate strategies related to health & wellness.

Works closely with data team to evaluate the results of established programs and produces credible ROI data that can be utilized to create benchmarks, recommend best practices, effectively market products and improve results for group. 

Monitor and report out on metrics and scorecard outcomes.

Manage wellness budget to maximize participation and engagement in wellness activities.

Coordinates disease prevention and healthy lifestyles-related activities and/or information during and after account implementation.

Develop and lead wellness champion committee.

Interact daily with client and employees and serves as ongoing liaison and subject matter expert.

Presents to internal and external stakeholders on program opportunities, impact and recommendations.

Supports Account Executives with data and information relevant to key account wellness activities. Lead special projects and initiatives.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  

Possess three to five years of experience in the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of health & productivity initiatives aimed toward improving the health status of external company employees while reducing medical and lost time costs for the employer.

Have a working knowledge of current and emerging healthcare trends and health behavior/education principles and communication methods.

An independent means of transportation. Local travel. Frequent driving is required.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in workplace health promotion, health behavior/health education, public health, healthcare administration, exercise/nutrition science, or related field

Preferred: Master’s Degree

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Excellent verbal and written skills, including proven experience in the development of presentations and proposals

Proven experience in delivering executive level presentations

Project management skills in health care or health insurance industry

Critical thinking and sound judgment

Analytical skills to evaluate and interpret data and draw conclusions

Initiative and ability to work independently and with others in a team

Ability to positively interface with internal staff and external clients

Ability to juggle multiple projects and timelines

Demonstrated proficiency with various computer applications/software, particularly those related to the development of presentations

Ability for significant local daily travel

 

 

Department

Department: Workplace Wellness

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 12/8/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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