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Sr. Health Coach (Educator) - Columbia, MD

UnitedHealth Group

Columbia, MD
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739074 Sr Health Coach Educator Columbia MD

Sr. Health Coach (Educator) - Columbia, MD (739074)

Position Description

The Sr. Health Coach is responsible for the management of the Health Education Program including the ability to assess health education and information needs for members and providers, develop appropriate learning materials and programs, assess program effectiveness and provide analytical summaries of program participation and effectiveness.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • The Sr. Health Coach will maintain awareness of current health literature, best practices, and clinical quality measures
  • Implement and evaluate completion of all phases of the Health Education Program Description
  • Develop a process for members and providers to evaluation the Health Education Program annually to determine the impact of the Program on closure of gaps in care, community events, and outcomes
  • Develop and/or provide health education material to a variety of customers 
  • Develop member/provider articles for the respective website
  • Collect and trend health education from internal sources (Nurse Line, Marketing Community Events)
  • Develop appropriate community events to address members with chronic conditions or in need of medical services
  • Perform post-event evaluations and summarize findings
  • Provide provider practice on-site health education upon request
  • Act as a clinical quality health educator liaison with internal customers including but not limited to:
  • Marketing
  • Network Management
  • Compliance
  • Operations
  • Utilization Management
  • Attend Consumer Advocate Committee and Consumer Advisory Board Meetings as a representative of the Quality Department
  • Work in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer to determine appropriate health education activities to close member gaps in care

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of current health education experience as a RN or a certified health educator.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Outlook, Internet, Excel, and Power Point

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Familiar with Medicaid Guidelines
  • Project management skills

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Keywords:  Health Education, Health Educator, RN, Project Management, Healthcare, Columbia, MD, Maryland

Job Details

  • Contest Number739074
  • Job TitleSr. Health Coach (Educator) - Columbia, MD
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Columbia, MD
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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