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Onsite Registered Dietitian

Primary Location: Tampa, FL
Additional Locations: FL-Tampa
This is a part time, 16 hours per week position, onsite in Tampa, FL. The position is 2 days a week working 9:30am- 6 pm with one week a month working 7pm - 1 am.

Utilizes a collaborative process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to engage, educate, and promote/influence members in decisions related to achieving and maintaining optimal nutritional status.
The goal of these programs/events is to help members achieve healthy lifestyle behaviors and align these lifestyle behaviors with individual wellness goals.

Fundamental Components:
Role will support wellness events in the workplace including but not limited to wellness challenges, health fairs, presentations and individual and group coaching. Work at home with travel to client locations. Topics to be delivered can focus on weight management, stress management, tobacco cessation, nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle topics. The goals of wellness promotion programs is to help members understand and develop awareness of healthy lifestyles and align lifestyle behavior with personal wellness goals. Role should also should promote and build awareness around internal and vendor partner's health and wellness programs and resources. Through the use of clinical tools and information/data review, uses knowledge and experience of nutrition and conducts comprehensive evaluation of member's nutritional status and risks. Utilizes assessment techniques to determine member’s level of health literacy and readiness to change. By assimilating health/nutritional assessment data analysis, establishes a plan of care based on member’s health status/risks, education, and support needs. Partners with members to identify opportunities for integration into available internal/external programs.

Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels. Utilizes motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health. Utilizing interviewing and active listening skills, provides nutritional coaching, information and support to empower the member. Interprets and utilizes clinical guidelines/criteria to positively impact members health. Provides up-to-date information to help facilitate the member’s understanding of his/her health status. -Helps member actively participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making. Utilizes internal policy and procedure in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines.

Background Experience:
3+ years of coaching experience required
Registered Dietician license required
Masters Degree in nutrition, or other health areas preferred but not required.
Experience facilitating health/wellness presentations both in person and virtually.
Background in motivational interviewing, active listening skills, Transtheoretical Model, mindfulness based and other evidence-based coaching techniques preferred.
Experience in wellness related areas such as weight management, tobacco cessation, stress management, nutrition, physical activity or health lifestyle behavior change
Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people, use good judgment in challenging situations
Ability to build relationship with wellness champions and build a culture of health.

Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.

Additional Job Information:
Three to five years’ experience with healthy lifestyle coaching for weight management, tobacco cessation, nutrition, physical activity and/or stress management with experience in delivering coaching in various workplace settings. Candidate needs ability to build rapport with wellness champions, be persistent, professional, and creative in building new relationships. Experience in developing and leading onsite wellness classes- requires strong skill set in public speaking/presentations. Strong desires to coach, motivate, and support members. Ability to work with a virtual multidisciplinary team. An understanding of management of chronic health conditions, especially as it relates to Diabetes, Obesity and Hyperlipidemia. Excellent computer skills including MS Office applications such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint. Excellent communication and organizational skills required to be successful in this role.

Required Skills:
Benefits Management - Encouraging Wellness and Prevention, General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Communicating for Impact

Desired Skills:
General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Technology - Leveraging Technology

Functional Skills:
Clinical / Medical - Disease management, Communication - Communication Delivery - Public Speaking, Medical Management - Medical Management - Educator (includes in-service

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word

Nursing - Registered Dietitian (RD)

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

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.

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