Geisinger Health System Wellness Associate II, GHP in JERSEY SHORE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Wellness Associate II, GHP

LOCATION: Jersey Shore Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Health and Wellness

WORK SCHEDULE: Days

WORK TYPE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)

J OB SUMMARY :

Serves community or practice/facility-based population management initiatives including on site programs, screening services, fitness classes, evidence based program facilitation and program development for the wellness team and partners. Is responsible for the development and oversight, as well as implementation of health and wellness programs at the facility as well as surrounding community initiatives.

Works under the general supervision of Regional Manager, Wellness Programs. Works closely with Clinical Reporting/IT, clinical partners and community/employer partners. Duties include both internal and external responsibilities. Acts in cooperation with Health Services staff.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrates self motivation an ability to work independently as needed.

Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology, word processing, and spreadsheet and database software.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and customer service.

Demonstrates excellent organizational ability.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in healthcare field or health promotion/wellness required.

Group fitness certification required. (Yoga instruction, sit and fit/flexibility classes, fitness classes etc.)

Minimum one year healthcare/wellness work experience required.

Experience with computers and use of software (i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, spreadsheets, databases) required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

There is travel involved in this position. There may be occasional overnight travel.

Position hours vary. They may include early morning start times or later afternoon/evenings for Community activities. Employees must have a flexible schedule and varies based on volume/need.

The work requires packing, loading and unloading equipment, setting up and tearing down rooms. Equipment is provided (rolling carts, etc.) and staff is required to pack responsibly and not overload totes.

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.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. 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.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.