Health Coach - 32 hours a week (Boston)

Crossover Health

Crossover Health

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

About Crossover Health

Crossover Health is creating the future of health as it should be. A national, team-based medical group with a focus on wellbeing and prevention that extends beyond traditional sick care, the company delivers an entirely new model of healthcare—Primary Health—built on the foundation of trusted relationships, an interdisciplinary care team approach, and outcomes-based payment. Crossover’s Primary Health model integrates primary care, physical medicine, mental health, health coaching, care navigation and more, and delivers care in surround-sound—in-person, virtually and via asynchronous messaging. Together we are building a community of members that embraces healthcare as a proactive part of their lifestyle.

Job Summary

The Registered Dietitian assists our members with a variety of health concerns including, but not limited to, weight management, stress management, tobacco cessation, nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle changes. Using a collaborative process that includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, the Registered Dietitian will provide quality coaching programs that are part of an integrated and comprehensive primary care model.

Job Responsibilities

  • Delivers, measures, and improves high quality coaching programs for our members

  • Collaborates with members and care teams to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate action plans related to achieving and maintaining an optimal health status

  • Engages individual members and groups in healthy lifestyle changes using evidence-based coaching techniques that align behaviors to personal values while fostering an environment of individual responsibility and accountability

  • Conducts coaching assessments, follow-up sessions, and delivers onsite wellness classes

  • Provides recommendations for healthy behavior changes based on established protocols

  • Serves as a consultant and educational resource to providers and members

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant health field (i.e. Health Education, Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health, Exercise Physiology, Psychology)

  • Current Registered Dietitian license

  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Registered Dietitian in an out-patient primary care setting

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and/or prior clinical experience

  • Health Coaching certificate from an approved ICHWC organization or completion within 1-year

  • Prior work-site health experience

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people while using good judgment in new and challenging situations

  • Knowledge and proficiency in current, evidence-based methods of health coaching including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy with an emphasis on health promotion and risk reduction

  • Experience utilizing electronic health record systems

Physical Job Requirements

  • May require standing, walking and sitting for extended amounts of time.

  • Occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination

  • Includes full range of body motion including potential of handling and lifting patients.

  • Requires corrected vision, hearing and speech within normal ranges. Must be able to effectively communicate with patients and team members.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.