Centerstone Health Coach in Bedford, Indiana

Job Summary:The Health Coach (HC) will be responsible for providing individual-supportive coaching to improve the physical health status of our patients. The HC will provide support across the phases of care that is responsive to the changing needs of the persons served. The HC will provide life skills training, care management, and structured interventions to assist consumers in gaining access to resources and the skills necessary to improve their physical health status, quality of life, and self-management of symptoms. This includes areas like: health hygiene, lifestyle habits, nutrition, reducing sedentary behavior, healthcare navigation, e.g.The HC will be trained to better understand disease states that most significantly impact the health of the populations served in a community mental health center (CMHC). The HC will also be trained on basic health information and how this translates to effective care coordination (health literacy). Requirements:Applicants must possess at least two years of direct service experience working or volunteering in a human service organization. The candidate must be familiar with or willing to be trained on utilization of web-based applications including blogs, social networking and on-line groups through chat. Applicants must be comfortable working with clients both face-to-face and virtually through electronic media. If you are not already trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI), we will provide you with this training. We see MI as a critical practice approach in working with patients on behavioral change.BA/BS from four year college/university preferred or equivalent work experience required. Candidate must have Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Word, and Outlook) as well as satisfactory writing skills for completing reports and required documentation. Excellent verbal skills, ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of persons, i.e., clients, clinical staff, healthcare providers, etc. Satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation required. Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as aprotected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual withdisability. #cb#Employer's Job# 2017-IN:47001:220999-008Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.