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Wellness Navigator - Lifestyle Medicine Clinic - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 957084
Facility: Vidant Home Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 11, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

The wellness navigator works to engage and activate patients, team members and community in Lifestyle Medicine Clinic and Wellness services. Uses data and motivational interviewing skills to provide population and individualized assistance to clients to assess health needs, interests and goals and engage in wellness and clinical services. Answers inbound calls for well-being support line and lifestyle clinic referrals and makes outbound communications to activate patients and customers in services. The navigator coordinates referrals and patient scheduling for Lifestyle Medicine Clinic providers and programs. Assists clients to overcome barriers to engagement and address social determinants of health, with the objective of activating each client in the desired health behavior. Provides health education and assists with lifestyle and wellness program facilitation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Preferred in Public Health, Health Education, Social Work, Counseling, Exercise Science, Nursing, Nutrition or related Health degree.
  • 2 years of experience in wellness, health education, case management or clinical setting required. Must have experience and be proficient in motivational interviewing, educating others on health topics, and use of excel, multi-line phone, email and social media.
  • Experience in referral coordination and EPIC preferred.
  • Masters Degree may substitute for 1 year of required experience.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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