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RN Health Coach

Marathon Health Inc

Marathon Health Inc

North Carolina, USA · South Carolina, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

RN Health Coach

Job Locations US-NC | US-SC
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Registered Nurse Health Coach

It's time to practice healthcare the way you always wanted to!

Marathon Health is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse (RN) Health Coach to support Atlantic Packaging's employer-sponsored health and wellness centers in NC, SC, GA, TX, MI and MD. This position is remote with 30% of the time spent traveling to the health centers in the states listed.

Candidate must live in North Carolina or South Carolina.

You’ll treat individuals in a healthcare setting that values quality of care, longer appointment times, and a more relaxed daily rhythm ― all so you can build and grow trusted relationships with your patients and help them reach their wellness goals.

Role highlights include:

  • 20 hours per week position - schedule is open.
  • Intentional focus on preventive care and better outcomes for patients and their families
  • Longer-than-average appointment times for health coaching visits!
  • Freedom from the fee-for-service approach to care and insurance billing constraints
  • Excellent salary and benefits including:
  • Free primary care and behavioral health counseling for you and your family through Marathon Health
  • 401(k)
  • Malpractice & licensure reimbursement
  • CME reimbursement

At Marathon Health, you’re not just an employee ― you’re an ambassador for better healthcare. If you’re a RN Health Coach who wants to practice medicine in a setting that puts the patient-provider relationship first, we can’t wait to talk with you!

WATCH: What It's Like to Practice Healthcare at Marathon Health


At Marathon Health, coaching is at the cornerstone of every interaction that we have with patients. The RN Health Coach's primary responsibility is to work with individuals and groups to help bridge the gap between provider visits, everyday life, and the members’ short- and long-term health goals. As a health coach you will also work with multi-disciplinary and cross functional teams to deliver, implement, manage, and measure health and wellness initiatives.

  • Responsible for advising and counseling on the important requirements for a healthy lifestyle.
  • Works with clients to identify health risk factors and manage chronic illness.
  • Interfaces with clients using motivational interviewing and reflective listening skills to develop an understanding of barriers to meeting health related goals, develop a client specific wellness plan, set goals for health improvement, and monitor goal attainment.
  • Coordinates services with other health-related vendors for optimal patient care and satisfactory outcomes.
  • Effectively uses readiness assessment, motivational interviewing, goal setting, appreciative inquiry, and barrier resolution techniques to assist participants in developing individualized plans for successful behavior change.
  • Coaches participants to achieve behavior change related to weight management, stress management, chronic disease management, nutrition, physical activity, tobacco use, and other health topics.
  • Interprets health risk assessment, biometric screenings, and/or provider visit notes as a basis for the health coaching session.
  • Conducts health coaching sessions in a variety of formats (i.e., one-to-one, group, telephonic, and web-based).
  • Appropriately document health coaching sessions and assist with data management as needed
  • Collaborate with providers and clinical staff in designated clinics to create a team approach to healthcare.
  • Leads wellness and educational events such as lunch and learns, health fairs, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree required in nursing, health promotion, health education, social work, or other health-related field required
  • Must be licensed as a registered nurse with 3+ years of clinical experience
  • Advanced practical skills in evidence-based behavior change methodologies required
  • Health coach certification through a NBHWC-approved training program required
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience required
  • Previous experience conducting both 1:1 and group coaching sessions highly preferred
  • Experience working as part of a care team highly preferred
  • National Board Certification preferred
  • 2+ years of health coaching experience strongly preferred
  • Must be comfortable with presenting virtually and in-person to large groups
  • A commitment to living by our Ambassadors Code values of integrity, compassion, respect, exceptional service, and teamwork

About Marathon Health:

Patient care is different here. Marathon Health (www.marathon-health.com) is on a mission to simplify healthcare and transform millions of lives for the better, one patient at a time.

We live this mission every day by offering an advanced primary care solution for employers that’s focused on total population health management, health risk reduction, and real behavior change — all in service of making healthcare work better for their employees.

Because our care teams are empowered to build meaningful relationships with their patients, they support better health outcomes and major cost savings for members and their employers alike.

National presence — We provide virtual healthcare services in all 50 states and manage over 200 physical health centers in 43 states. We also maintain field support offices in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Burlington, Vermont.

Industry accolades — We’re a 5x winner of Best Places to Work in Healthcare, and we ranked #1 in Employer-Sponsored Healthcare Services for the 2023 Best in KLAS Awards for the third time in four years thanks to the excellent service our care teams deliver every day.

Join us on our mission to simplify healthcare!

We embrace all forms of diversity in our workplace and commit to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider (EOE). The chosen candidate must pass a criminal background check and drug test.

COVID-19 Vaccinations are not mandated at Marathon Health unless there are specific client requirements or applicable state laws.

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