Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine is seeking a Lifestyle and Health Coach to support participants in a research trial within the Mid-Atlantic Center for Cardiometabolic Health Equity (MACCHE) entitled: Understanding and addressing the risks of Low socioeconomic status And Diabetes for Heart Failure (UNLOAD-Heart Failure). UNLOAD-Heart Failure and MACCHE are led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, which works to promote health equity for groups that have been socially and economically marginalized through advancing scientific knowledge, promoting sustainable changes in practice and policy, partnering with communities, raising public awareness of health inequities, and training scholars.
UNLOAD-Heart Failure is testing the effect of a multi-level community-based intervention, including problem solving training; partnership with community fitness facilities to promote healthy lifestyle; and support from community health workers, on outcomes in persons with low socioeconomic status, diabetes, obesity and early heart dysfunction.
The Lifestyle and Health Coach is a professional who provides coaching or counseling services for research participants. The lifestyle and health coach will facilitate the Problem-Solving Training and guide people on how to live a healthier, more balanced life using nutrition, lifestyle, and exercise.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Classified Title: Lifestyle Interventionist
Working Title: Lifestyle and Health Coach
Starting Salary Range: $19.25-$26.50-$33.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM DOM General Internal Medicine
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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