Gilead Pharmaceuticals Limited Job Vacancies- 2 Positions

Gilead Pharmaceuticals Limited is recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Wellness Advocate
  2. Training & Development Specialist

Wellness Advocate Job Vacancy at Gilead Pharmaceuticals Limited

Job Title: Wellness Advocate
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Maintain call quality to ensure effective communication with each member
  • Telephonically engage and enroll members in health coaching program
  • Telephonically contact enrolled members to provide consultations supplying evidence based information in member’s activation centric call plan
  • Assist members’ progression through the stages of behavioral change
  • Ability to empathize, motivate, and encourage people toward healthy changes, regardless of culture, religion, or economic background
  • Ability to communicate and interact with individuals at varying skill levels, educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Assist member in forming solutions for identified problem(s) area
  • Co-define and determine realistic goals with member of identified problem(s)
  • Foster and develop an environment of individual responsibility
  • In collaboration with various healthcare professionals, develop an individualized plan to maximize each member’s ability to adhere to a health plan
  • Assist members to use existing skills and help develop new skills to enhance successful lifestyle goals
  • Willingness to teach, learn and be open to new and innovative ways of delivering lifestyle prevention services
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional development
  • May act as a resource for others within the department
  • Work closely with a members’ assigned case manager to coordinate care and programs
  • May provide administration of onsite wellness activities
  • Perform any other job-related instructions as requested, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Perform any other job related instructions, as requested

Requirements
Education / Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science/Arts degree in a Health-related discipline with at least 2 years of experience in counseling, health education and/or patient care is preferred OR significant professional credentials and/or work experience in related fields (CRT or RRT, CHES, alcohol/drug counseling, nursing, social work etc.) with four (4) years of healthcare experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience and training with motivational interviewing is required
  • Minimum of basic knowledge of disease prevention (cardiovascular and diabetes) and basic understanding of exercise principles, nutrition and weight management, exercise, stress reduction, smoking cessation is preferred
  • Experience with computer and web-based applications to manage consumer data is preferred

Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Familiarity of healthcare field
  • Critical listening and thinking skills
  • Proper grammar usage
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to create and utilize reference tools
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Extensive work experience within own function

Licensure / Certification:

  • Certified in a nationally recognized coaching program, such as Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) or must complete certification within one year of becoming employment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Application Deadline  10th November, 2016.

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