Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center is one of New York City’s premier acute care hospitals. Located in Downtown Bronx, Lincoln is a teaching hospital renowned for its Centers of Excellence, and a recognized industry leader in the implementation of state-of-the art medical technology and best practices. Our team of highly trained and caring medical professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care that is safe, compassionate, culturally competent and patient-centered. Comprehensive services are offered in three major primary care areas: Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women’s Health in addition to more than eighty (80) specialty services. At Lincoln, the safety and comfort of our patients is our number one priority.
At NYC Health + Hospitals, our mission is to deliver high quality care health services, without exception. Every employee takes a person-centered approach that exemplifies the ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence) through empathic communication and partnerships between all persons.
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Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision of the Medical Director of the Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine (PBLM) Program, the Health Coach provides health coaching support (with emphasis on plant-based nutrition) to adult patients enrolled in the PBLM Program. This program is designed to help patients living with chronic cardiometabolic conditions adopt healthy lifestyle changes across the pillars of nutrition, physical activity, sleep, stress management, social connections, and avoidance of risky substances. Clinical criteria for referral to this program include atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, hypertension, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, and/or health concerns related to obesity. The health coach follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures and participates in all interdisciplinary activities as a member of the health care team.
General Tasks and Responsibilities:
Qualification Requirements: Please note that employees hired on or after the January 16, 2009 effective date, as well as current employees who seek promotion to Level Il on or after this date, must meet the following new qualification requirements.
For appointment to Assignment Level I:
For appointment to Assignment Level II:
In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of Assignment Level I, assignment to Level II requires:
Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire.
If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button or forward your resume, noting the above Job ID #, to:
Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
Human Resources Department
234 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Blvd, (East 149th Street),
2nd Floor, Annex
Bronx, NY 10451
Attn: Recruitment Unit
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