The wellness extern will observe employer group and community population management initiatives including health education and/or technical/reporting support for onsite employer programs, community outreach initiatives, quality initiatives, wellness projects, and future opportunities for the wellness team. The extern will experience development and implementation of wellness initiatives, evaluation procedures and metrics, and employee wellness programming
Competencies and Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal forms
Responsive, service-oriented and positive
Peer collaborator and energized by the open exchange of ideas
Knowledge of the health and wellness field
The specific statements shown above are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job
Education / Experience:
Preferred majors: exercise science, kinesiology, public health, community health education
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is typically performed in an office setting.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) is the health insurance component of Geisinger and serves over 460,000 members in Pennsylvania. Begun in 1985, GHP provides high quality, affordable health-care benefits for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries.
About Geisinger: Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.