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Registered Dietitian, Optum On-Sites - Minnetonka, MN - 2221971

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Minnetonka, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Well-being Coach – Registered Dietitian will be responsible for supporting onsite workplace health and wellness initiatives meant to give the employees the tools to make lifestyle changes, and to provide a wealth of health care resources. When employees need advice on healthy habits, chronic condition management, and treatment, the onsite coach will help employees in developing a personalized plan. This role will also be responsible for medical, stress, nutrition management and exercise planning along with face-to-face clinical support to consumers across a wide array of health topics and conditions. This role includes knowledge of the health plan benefit design with assisting employees achieve their goals on the most cost-effective route.

This role will also include hosting and executing onsite events and activities that encourage healthy living. To encourage employee participation, this role will work closely with site leadership, site wellness champions, and employee councils to plan and rollout company-wide and site-specific initiatives. This role is responsible for being a highly visible, and a personal face of the Well.

Onsite workplace initiatives are a highly visible and strategic innovation initiative. With any innovation you can expect an environment that will continue to evolve on a regular and consistent basis. The desired candidate will have an interest in helping define new health and wellness processes and be flexible in supporting change initiatives.

Schedule: Monday – Friday in the hours between 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The onsite RD Coach motivates and engages employees in ways that result in positive health outcomes for the worksite population
  • Visible health and wellness role model at the site identifying and prioritizing risks and opportunities and connecting leaders and employees with high-value well-being resources
  • Offer on-site well-being services including, biometric screening review, health education, smoking cessation, nutrition management, fitness planning and more
  • Serve as an employee advocate helping employees navigate the healthcare system by going above and beyond to provide expert, proactive services such as:
  • Personalized information on best place of service for needed care
  • Recommendations for Primary Care Physicians and Specialists
  • Recommendations for high quality, best cost, evidence based treatment options
  • Education to help simplify and navigate the healthcare system
  • Answers to benefits questions and assistance in claims issues resolution
  • Be a resource for all UHG and community well-being resources and provide outreach to community primary and specialty groups as needed

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian and licensed or license eligible in the state of MN
  • 3+ years of clinical experience in a hospital or community setting
  • Previous experience in a Wellness and / or Disease Management role
  • Self-directed, self-managed, proficient with variety computer based clinical care tools / EMR
  • Demonstrated flexibility in dealing with ongoing change
  • Proficiency in navigating multiple computer-based systems including Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Proven ability to deliver health education and programming to motivate and engage individuals
  • Demonstrated experience leading group classes
  • Event or project planning experience
  • Critical thinking is needed to manage the employee population most effectively

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.