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Wellness Coach

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Health Care Delivery

Job Description

At our four Kansas City campuses, Cerner Associates and their family members can receive world class primary care at the Healthe Clinic, a state-of-the-art medical clinic and pharmacy. Our innovative personal health management clinics offer primary and preventative care services for the entire family. Our proactive, educative approach encourages fellow associates and their families to adopt healthy lifestyles and practices.

As a Wellness Coach, you will actively coach members with chronic conditions towards a healthier state of being and will also work with members who are in a pre-condition state as well as those who are focused on maintaining overall well-being. Working in a care team model (physician, medical assistant, nurse, and wellness coach), you ensure outstanding care to members. Through your strong interpersonal skills, you will coach members on a continuum of risks (ranging from single risk factor, to pre-condition status, to diagnosed condition status); perform individualized assessments, conduct Motivational interviews, assess the member's readiness to change, and develop unique plans of care for each member; and work with members on their motivation and barriers to change by assessing importance and confidence in goals.

As a Wellness Coach, you must be capable of utilizing multiple interventions including educating, advocating, guiding, and empowering members to achieve health related goals. Additional responsibilities include: evaluating the effectiveness of interventions and collaborating with other health professionals as needed including pharmacists, dieticians, therapists, and healthcare providers; and collaborate with the HR benefits and wellness team to provide holistic and scalable wellness services to a broad range of associates in the form of wellness classes and groups.

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You chose your career path to help others get well and live better. Now you have an opportunity to make a broader impact, take your clinical knowledge and improve the entire industry.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Nutrition, Behavioral Health, Fitness, Health Promotion, or related field or relevant equivalent work experience
  • At least two years of clinical or healthcare work experience
Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Health Coach (CHC) Certification
  • Master’s degree in health-related profession
  • At least one year of wellness coaching work experience


  • Must reside in or near, or willing to relocate to the Kansas City metropolitan area
  • Ability to travel between Cerner campuses
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned
  • Obtain health coaching certification from the National Society of Health Coaches (NSHC) or National Board for Certified Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) within six (6) months of employment

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:


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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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