Per Diem Clinical Coach (RN, RT, RD, LPN, or EP)
Job Details
Experienced
Home - New Haven, CT
Fully Remote
Per Diem
None
Health Care
Per-Diem Clinical Coach (RN, RT, RD, LPN, or EP)

About Wellinks:

Wellinks is on a mission to help those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live fully and breathe freely. With our individualized, virtual COPD management system, we break down barriers for patients, enabling them to get the care they need and deserve. Through our program of virtual pulmonary rehabilitation, personalized health coaching, and monitoring through connected devices and an easy-to-use smartphone app, Wellinks also bridges the gap between doctors’ visits for providers and enables the management of patients outside the clinic’s four walls. With the intent to produce highly satisfied, engaged, and healthier patients. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Wellinks is led by a team of digital health veterans, advised by top pulmonary experts, and backed by world-class investors. 

 

Job Summary:
Clinical Coaches are behavior change specialists who know how to partner with patients to identify health goals that put them on the road to confident self-management of their chronic condition(s).  Wellinks Clinical Coaches focus on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management and have a heightened knowledge around other common comorbidities commonly seen in this patient population.  They will use clinical judgment to refer members to appropriate multi-disciplinary resources.  They are care coordination facilitators who reinforce the best practices of the healthcare provider with patient-centered resources to improve health, reduce risk and achieve the most desirable outcomes for their patients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides 1:1 virtual health coaching to members around behavior change to improve health status, reduce health risks, and improve quality of life as it involves chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Creates care plans to address members’ identified needs, removes barriers to care, and identifies resources (internal and external) for the member
  • Assesses readiness to change and implements actions to assist members in reaching their goals
  • Understands and applies motivational interviewing strategies to enable positive member experience
  • Works with members to identify and set personalized health improvement plans and goals, supporting them along the way
  • Identifies member health education needs through health assessment activities
  • Uses health prevention guidelines and general health and wellness strategies to achieve goals in the overall health of members
  • Empowers members with skills to provide enhanced interaction with their primary care providers
  • Completes training as required per role and demonstrates evidence of continuing education to maintain clinical expertise and certification as appropriate
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described here
  • Develop educational and exercise interventions for members
  • Modify and enhance member experiences based on member feedback
  • Interpret member data associated with Wellinks devices
  • Develop and review quality improvement projects within program

 

Education, Experience, & Licensing Requirements

Licensed clinician such as Respiratory Therapist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Registered Dietician, or Exercise Physiologist.

Required

Associates degree or higher

Required

Active state licensure for state practicing

As requested

BLS Certification

Obtained within 45 days of hire

Pulmonary Disease Educator course or Pulmonary Rehab Certification

Obtained within 6 months of hire

National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Preferred

Prior experience working with pulmonary disease population

Required

 

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new technologies
  • Thrive in fast paced, cutting edge environment
  • Must be able to build strong, trusting relationships with members
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of health-related diseases and illnesses, and the typical medical treatments used to address them
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Word, Teams, Outlook)
  • Willingness to learn new tools
  • License in Delaware and or Connecticut preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Wellinks embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better and more impactful our work will be! Wellinks is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability, physical disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic violence or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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