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Wellness Account Consultant

Primary Location: Chicago, IL
Additional Locations: IL-Chicago
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Description:
Works in partnership with sales and account management teams to consult with prospective and existing customers to provide their employees with the best possible wellness programs. Assists the Plan Sponsor, Broker, and Account Team in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of wellness programs to reduce health risks, healthcare costs, and population absenteeism due to illness and disability.

Fundamental Components:
Proactively supports Aetna’s health promotion strategy by working in collaboration with account teams to establish and maintain proactive relationships with assigned plan sponsors and brokers. Collaborates with sales and service staff to review available data and identify customers who may best benefit from Aetna’s wellness programs. Educates and/or consults with the customer on the best use of Aetna’s current wellness offerings. Plans, implements, and evaluates wellness programs that reduce health risks, reduce health care costs, and reduce employee absenteeism due to illness, disability, or existing diseases. Heightens the awareness of the factors that can affect health and longevity, enabling the population to take increased responsibility for their health behaviors. Coordinates health screenings and various health improvement programs and seminars. Delivers internal and external training focused on wellness programs by preparing and presenting materials related to population health management. Implements, promotes, and evaluates incentive programs that encourage population participation and retention. Establishes metrics to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of wellness programs. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Background Experience:
3+ years wellness program management experience; preferred
Clinical (RN) or medically ancillary field experience; preferred
Ability to travel to client sites; Required
Knowledge of disease processes, illness prevention, and wellness promotion; required
Experience with Microsoft office products, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Required
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills; Required
Bachelor's degree in a closely-related field or an equivalent combination of formal education and recent, related experience; required

MUST OBTAIN CERTIFIED WELLNESS PROGRAM MANAGER (CWPM) CERTIFICATION WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF HIRE.

Required Skills:
Benefits Management - Encouraging Wellness and Prevention, Benefits Management - Promoting Health Information Technology, General Business - Consulting for Solutions

Desired Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, Sales - Knowing Customers, Sales - Knowing Markets

Functional Skills:
Clinical / Medical - Consultative informatics, Sales & Service - Account Management

Education:
Medical - Certified Wellness Program Manager (CWPM)

Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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