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Wellness/Population Health Intern

Innovative Benefit Planning, LLC

Job Description: Wellness/Population Health Intern (Part-time up to 24 hours weekly)

Job Summary

Innovative Wellness is a rapidly growing practice with the mission of promoting healthy lifestyles that in turn support a work environment that is conducive to success. Whether it’s a company-wide or individual solution, our programs develop a wellness relationship with our members that fosters positive behavior change and customer satisfaction. The goal of Innovative Wellness is to improve the health and wellness opportunities and outcomes of the member populations we serve while increasing accessibility of care and reducing costs.

Our Wellness/Population Health Intern helps to build, plan for, coordinate, and deliver health promotion activities designed specifically for our client’s company culture and member population. The position requires the ability to analyze data, create reports, communicate clearly and deliver messages to many different populations, be organized and thorough, and think creatively about new programming. Candidate must be available 25 hours per week/flexible hours.

Innovative Benefit Planning is a well-respected, successful and growing company that combines innovation with integrity and provides services in the areas of employee benefits, employee wellness, human resources consulting and group retirement planning for companies nationwide. For 30 years, our people and experience have helped countless organizations achieve their goals in these areas. Our focus is on creating comprehensive, custom plans that deliver better, cost-saving techniques and manage it all with our highly skilled support team. Our state-of-art building is located in Moorestown, NJ (minutes from Philadelphia). 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Wellness Coordinating

  • Assists in health programming and coordinates and supports comprehensive population health programming to foster behavior change and maximize engagement, outcomes and customer satisfaction with Innovative’s wellness initiatives.
  • Assists with developing client “Strategic Wellness Calendars” that schedule targeted activities and events for the upcoming year.
  • Performs extensive research for monthly themed calendars, tip sheets and educational seminars using reliable evidenced based resources.
  • Helps to schedule, organize and oversee, fitness or wellness health fairs and other established events, challenges or informational programs, to ensure their success.
  • Demonstrates ability to learn web content management system, initial website setup, weekly updates and on-going processes related to Innovative’s wellness portal.
  • Assists in the research and development of creating on-line wellness challenges for a variety of lifestyle related topics (walking, sleeping, hydration, meditation, digital detox).
  • In conjunction with Innovative Marketing, helps to design communication and marketing materials to promote client health initiatives and wellness programs.
  • Keeps abreast of current industry, market, and policy information.
  • Recommends new programs or service offerings to promote wellness and fitness.
  • Assists in documenting wellness department procedures.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Skills & Competencies

  • Currently in Junior year of undergraduate degree or in graduate school studying Exercise Science, Nutrition, Public Health, Population Health, Nursing or other similar health-related field of study.
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn Corporate Wellness Program principles and strategies.
  • Understanding of health education and behavior change theories.
  • Awareness of trends and best practices in employee health and well-being.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, GINA and ADA.
  • Has a sense of urgency and ownership.
  • Is a self-starter.
  • Knowledge of specific and lifestyle-related topics such as smoking cessation, weight management, nutrition, stress reduction, physical activity and chronic conditions.
  • Is proficient with the following programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Is organized and can multi-task.
  • Is flexible with working hours and when necessary, works any hours necessary to meet a deadline.
  • Demonstrates a desire to join our organization.
  • Implements and follows up with work assignments.
  • Effectively operates independently.
  • Effectively operates in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrates exceptional client-facing skills.
  • Possesses the means to travel locally to onsite locations for consultations, presentations, or health fairs.
  • Research for cause/benefit analysis and return of investment for wellness programs.
  • Recommends new programs or service offerings to promote wellness and fitness.
  • Assists in documenting wellness department procedures.
  • Other projects as assigned.
  • Comfortable with public speaking.
Benefits and Culture:
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Volunteer days
  • Team building events
  • Endless snacks and freebies in the office “Cafe”
At Innovative, we aim to cultivate a work environment that is fun, dynamic and exciting, where employees feel challenged and motivated in a fast-paced environment, as well as respected and supported to reach their full potential and achieve their career and personal goals.
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Date Posted
February 14, 2020
Job Type
Moorestown, NJ
Account Management
Human Resources
Onsite Health & Wellness Services
Wellness Consultant

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