Wellness Associate I - Geisinger Health Plan (Pennsylvania - State College region)
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-32406
Serves employer group and community population management initiatives including health education and wellness screening and/or technical/reporting support for onsite employer programs, community outreach initiatives, quality initiatives, wellness projects, member management, data entry and results management for the wellness team.
Develops a thorough understanding and effectively communicates the products and services of the wellness program to current and potential clients.
Supports development and implementation of tools to evaluate the effectiveness of the wellness program to manage outcomes.
Supports preparation for onsite health education activities and events; supports staff with on site employer and community initiatives and presents services to employer groups and community participants or supports the technical components consistent with the mission and objectives of the wellness program and Health Services.
Supports initiatives within the wellness program including data entry, project management, marketing, value based program support and data management, results management and results distribution.
Monitors changes in employee wellness research, new developments and standards.
Assists with other policies which have wellness components.
Participates on committees, as assigned, to represent and provide expertise related to the Wellness Program.
Supports team on site with programs, biometric screenings and phlebotomy support as needed and as appropriate, based on skill set and educational background.
Represents the organization at various business and community events Supports coordination communication for wellness events for employer groups including flyer preparation, event requests, event prep, event requests for services, employer and member packets, and additional member communication or technical and reporting support.
Fields member calls and is responsible for confidential distribution of health information associated with those program and all other wellness programs.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
Work from home with travel throughout the community regularly to offer wellness services to our clients and community partners
Working hours vary and include occasional early mornings, evenings, and weekends
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Preferred)
Minimum of 5 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.