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Wellness Program Coordinator/Coach


Chicagoland area, IL – Waukegan and Aurora, IL

Changing Behavior. Changing Lives. ®

Be a part of the premiere national team in helping corporations promote wellness to their employees with our organization’s leading population health management programs.  Make a difference in people\’s lives every day! StayWell, a division of MediMedia, offers a current and impressive solution that improves employee health and reduces health care costs before they happen. StayWell’s mission is to help people achieve optimal health through solutions that set the standard for quality, effectiveness and value.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced wellness professional for our client located in Columbus, Ohio. This individual will work out of a home office in Chicago, IL and travel to several surrounding client facilitiesAll candidates will be considered regardless of geographic location, but no relocation assistance will be provided.

  • Regional travel by car required up to 50% of the year.
  • National travel by air less than 20% of the year.

60% of this individual’s time will be spent coaching and implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program in small group environments, while 40% will be focused on national well-being initiatives.


Goals and Objectives

  • Change individual behavior and drive risk reduction through implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Build a culture of health in individual workplaces, contribute to company-wide culture of health
  • Increase awareness and engagement in the company-wide health management benefits
  • Provide customized support to designated regional locations


  • Deliver small group coaching sessions with participants focusing on lifestyle management topics related to diabetes prevention
  • Assist with program promotion, including development and/or distribution of promotional materials
  • Assist with day-to-day delivery of established programs with direction from client and StayWell Senior Program Manager
  • Coordinate logistics and implement site-specific and company-wide challenges, biometric screenings, onsite promotions, initiatives, events, etc.
  • Evaluate location culture and environment
  • Participate in internal and client-facing meetings
  • Other duties as assigned (may include administrative duties assigned by client or by StayWell)
  • Create and execute project plans including development of delivery/implementation plan, action plans and tracking key project milestones
  • Document all key decisions from internal meetings
  • Track participation and outcome metrics from all National Diabetes Prevention Program sessions


  • Available to travel (see description above)
  • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate various workplace shifts (day/night shift outreach requirements)
  • Minimum of a bachelor\’s degree required in a health-related field, preferably nutrition
  • Two years of relevant health promotion or health-related program planning and delivery experience
  • Registered Dietitians preferred
  • Spanish language fluency preferred
  • Experience in adult learning and group facilitation
  • Event planning, community organizing or campaign experience
  • Volunteer network participation and/or leadership experience
  • National Diabetes Prevention Program implementation experience or:
    • Individual coaching experience and intrinsic coaching certification preferred
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability to changing client, program, and account needs, as well as individual communication styles
  • Proven organizational and time management skills and the ability to maintain multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent communication/people skills with a focus on public speaking; ability to confidently interact with all levels of management including senior management
  • A record of generating ideas, proposing and implementing creative solutions and showing results
  • Project management and planning skills
  • Independent problem solving and decision making ability
  • Familiar with the legal and regulatory environment of the health management arena, such as HIPAA and ADA

Help people stay well, and help your career by working at the company that started it all.  We are passionate about Changing behavior. Changing lives.® one person at a time.  If you share that passion, apply today!

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by applying online directly via our corporate career center at: Requisition #:1155BR.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted
July 19, 2016
Job Type
Chicago, IL
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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