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Wellness Technician II - Worksite Wellness, Full-time, Days

Company: 
Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Huntley
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


Description

The Wellness Technician II reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

Under the direction of the Wellness Manager, the Wellness Technician II promotes and educates Wellness and Prevention programs and screenings for assigned client companies impacting employees health within the client company. This role facilitates operations and administration of Health Evaluation screenings, programming and education.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads wellness screening team in the administration and all operations of Health Evaluations and other screening events.
  • Acts as main point of contact to external clients/patients.
  • Clinicals include: blood pressure, body composition, registration, phlebotomy assistance, fingerstick, EKG, balance screens, concussion and more.
  • Instructor for education at assigned locations; classes to include but not limited to Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, First Aid as credentialed by appropriate Health Associations, Stress Management, Smoking Cessation, and other short subject Wellness-related topics.
  • Supports and leads administration for system-wide programs such as Youth Residency and Community Benefit events.
  • Selling and promotion of all health screening packages to companies under the guidance of Wellness Manager and assisted by Corporate Health Sales Team Manager.
  • Designs, creates budget and implements new, innovative wellness programs for both internal and external clients, as well as encouraging growth in programming and participation within current client locations and new clients as assigned. Responsible for tracking and measuring outcomes.
  • Educates clients on immediate outcomes during health risk assessment through coachable moments and wellness coaching background.
  • Keeps required records for Education classes as required by health associations. Maintains records required for regulatory and statistical purposes.
  • Assist in special events for programs such as Health Fairs and Health Expos.
  • Role models system values, customer service focus and organization standards in daily interactions.
  • Adheres to and is responsible for the safety standard of Northwestern Medicine including the completion of the mandatory organizational safety standards on an annual basic
  • Maintains confidentiality for our patients and their families as outlined in the Northwestern Confidentiality Policy and shows the same level of respect for every Associate within Northwestern
  • This position performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Education, Public Health, Health Management or related field
  • Applicable clinical experience
  • Demonstrates ability to teach and work effectively with adult learners
  • Possesses good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Minimum 2 years experience in health, wellness, fitness or related field


Preferred:

  • Phlebotomy Certification
  • CPR instructor Certification
  • CHES, Fitness, Dietetics, Heath Coaching certification


Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

While each of our 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one vision: to put patients first in everything that we do. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago, Northwestern Medicine brings academic medicine into the heart of local communities across the suburbs and beyond, close to where our patients live and work.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced health care to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty, and medical students come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Northwestern Medicine has:

  • More than 33,000 employees dedicated to exceptional service and care
  • More than 4,400 aligned physicians, including faculty, residents and scientists, offering treatment informed by the latest research from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 6 hospitals honored by the Magnet® Recognition Program for meeting the highest standards for patient care and nursing excellence
  • Hundreds of locations throughout the Chicagoland area

CULTURE

Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Whether directly providing patient care or supporting those who do, every Northwestern Medicine employee has an impact on the quality of the patient experience and the level of excellence we collectively achieve. This knowledge, expressed in our shared commitment to a single, patient-focused mission, unites us.

Mission

Northwestern Medicine is a premier integrated academic health system where the patient comes first.

  • We are all caregivers or someone who supports a caregiver.
  • We are here to improve the health of our community.
  • We have an essential relationship with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • We integrate education and research to continually improve excellence in clinical practice.
  • We serve a broad community and strive to bring the best in medicine closer to where patients live and work.

Vision

To be a premier integrated academic health system that will serve a broad community and bring the best in medicine—including breakthrough treatments and clinical trials enhanced through our affiliation with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—to a growing number of patients close to where they live and work.

Values

Patients first: Putting our patients first in all that we do

Integrity: Adhering to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes complete honesty and sincerity

Teamwork: Team success over personal success

Excellence: Continuously striving to be better

  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2022): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index
  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2021): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index

 

 

Accommodations:
Vision Accommodations, Hearing Accommodations, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mental Health, Mobility