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Occupational Health & Wellness Nurse

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 by North Kansas City Hospital

Kansas City, MO 64116
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
SUMMARY: The Occupational Health and Wellness Nurse, part of the North Kansas City Hospital and Meritas Health Occupational Health and Employer Wellness team, primarily works with employer clients to improve the health and wellness of their workforces (80%) She/he recruits participants that are eligible for a defined wellness program, and uses evidence-based conversation and clinical interventions to explore their motivation for health/behavior change. The Occupational Health and Wellness Nurse encourages adoption of habits that are conducive to a higher quality of life by managing acute or chronic health conditions for the benefit of the patient and the employer. She/he will have an understanding of the Occupational Health Department processes, and be able to assist the Occupational Health Nurse in the Emergency Department or hospital as needed (20%). This position reports to the Director of Occupational Health.

EXPERIENCE:Prefer one to two years experience in Wellness Coaching, occupational health experience a plus.

SPECIAL SKILLS:Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point. Ability to demonstrate basic understanding of employer wellness portals and their application to wellness programming and coaching.

OTHER:Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to independently prioritize work and multitask. The Wellness Coach will have strong communication skills with an emphasis on listening, and the ability to work in a team environment. Ability to work flex hours base on needs of the clients.

LICENSE/CERT: Required: RN (Registered Nurse) State of Missouri, RN (Registered Nurse) State of Kansas within 6 months of hire

EDUCATION: Required: Bachelors - Nursing

Reference: 690475612

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