Health Coach

Med-I-Well Services

Reporting to the Director of Wellness, the Health Coach is a member of the multi-disciplinary Wellness Team and supports the development, delivery and monitoring of employee health and wellness programs in alignment with best practices, and departmental and organizational goals and objectives.

The Health Coach will be an ambassador of health and help individuals and organizations improve their health and well-being. The Health Coach will be asked to provide behaviour change coaching, lead group wellness presentations and stretching sessions, and use their expertise to develop programs to support the health of various organizations.

We are looking for an outgoing and passionate health professional that thrives in the coaching environment- helping individuals and populations improve their health and well-being. Skills that would be highly beneficial include:
-Excellent communicator and flexible to meet the changing priorities of a dynamic team community.
-Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire people and think “outside of the box”. Demonstrate positive role modeling for clients.
-Good understanding and implementation of coaching behaviour change.
-Deals with others in an effective, compassionate and supportive manner.
-Knowledge regarding workplace wellness programming and implementation.
-Strong skills in graphic design and content creation. Ability to transfer evidence-based information to be easily digestible for various audiences.
-Strong active listening and interpersonal skills.
-Strong ability to apply critical thinking and handle multiple demands.
-Ability to work independently and manage own time and schedule.
-Ability to work within a team environment: collaborate and support.

-Provide 1:1 and group behaviour change coaching in various aspects of health (i.e., nutrition, physical activity, chronic disease prevention, stress management, mental well-being, injury prevention, etc.). Act as a resource to clients to support them to create behaviour change and coach them to improve their lifestyle for sustained quality of life;
-Engage employees to participate in on-site wellness initiatives;
-Lead groups through stretching and exercise programming;
-Prepare and provide educational presentations on a variety of health and wellness topics;
-Conduct biometric screenings on individuals and communicate their results in an understanding, compassionate manner;
-Conduct research on emerging health and wellness topics and make recommendations on wellness initiatives being conducted;
-Assist the Director of Wellness with the ongoing development and continued improvement of programs and initiatives;
-Work within a dynamic team to establish continual improvement within programs and services offered to clients.