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Wellness Technician - Worksite Wellness, Casual, Days

Location Woodstock, Illinois Business Unit Woodstock Hospital Job REQID 58458 Job Function Patient Education Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?

Description

The Wellness Technician/Registry reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Under the direction of the Wellness Manager and primary Program Manager, the Wellness Technician promotes and educates Wellness and Prevention programs for assigned client companies impacting employees within the client company.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates operations and administration of Health Risk Assessment screenings, programming and education.
  • Provide necessary support for wellness and sales team as needed in marketing and health promotion.
  • Assist in encouraging growth in programming within current client locations and new clients as assigned.
  • Primary instructor for education at assigned locations; classes to include but not limited to Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, Standard First Aid as credentialed by appropriate Health Associations, Stress Management, Smoking Cessation, Nutrition Education, Physical Education, and other short subject Wellness-related topics.
  • Educates clients on immediate outcomes during health risk assessments.
  • Facilitates as part of the Wellness Screening Team
  • Clinicals include: blood pressure, body composition, registration, phlebotomy assistance, fingerstick, EKG, balance screens, concussion and more.
  • Keeps required records for Education classes as required by health associations. Maintains records required for regulatory and statistical purposes.
  • Assist in special events for programs such as Health Fairs and Trade Shows.
  • Role models system values, customer service focus and organization standards in daily interactions.
  • Adheres to and is responsible for the safety standard of Northwestern Medicine including the completion of the mandatory organizational safety standards on an annual basis.
  • Maintains confidentiality for our patients and their families as outlined in the Northwestern Medicine Confidentiality Policy and shows the same level of respect for every Associate within Northwestern Medicine.
  • This position performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Applicable clinical experience
  • Demonstrates ability to teach and work effectively with adult learners.
  • Possesses good communication skills both verbal and written.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Public Health, Health Management or related field
  • Phlebotomy Certification
  • CPR instructor Certification
  • CHES, Fitness, Dietetics, Heath Coaching certification

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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