Director of Lifestyle Medicine & Rise VT


Saint Albans, VT

Industry: Patient Care


Not Specified years

Posted 370 days ago

Join our award-winning team and be a leader for the health and wellness of our community and beyond as the Director of Lifestyle Medicine & Rise VT ! 

Northwestern Medical Center, Where you can be the difference!

Looking to advance your career at an award-winning, community hospital in a locale that will have you wondering why you ever chose to live anywhere else?  Come join the Northwestern Medical Center family, where we consistently earn top honors for patient care and continually look for new and innovative ways to improve.  Be part of a team where you can make a difference, all while enjoying the quality of life Vermont provides.  Northwestern Medical Center's mission is to provide exceptional healthcare for our community and we are currently recruiting for a Full Time Director of Lifestyle Medicine & Rise VT.

The Director of Lifestyle Medicine & Rise VT collaboratively establishes the vision and strategic direction for primary prevention and secondary prevention to improve the health of northwestern Vermont.  The Director translates this vision and direction into a strategic plan and operating plan for Lifestyle Medicine and Rise VT.  The Director oversees the Rise VT Project Manager who implements that section of the plan to engage the community in embracing healthy lifestyles.  The Director leads the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic, growing those clinical services in secondary prevention as an extension of primary care.  The Director directs corporate wellness offerings in client companies (including NMC's Healthy U program) to engage more employers in worksite wellness to improve their workforce health.  The Director works in partnership with the Medical Director of Lifestyle Medicine & Rise VT and leads the multi-disciplinary Lifestyle Medicine team.  The Director is responsible for planning, budgeting, management of staff, utilization of resources, measurement of outcomes, reporting of results, compliance with regulatory standards, and other initiatives.

Bachelor's degree in Wellness, Public Health, Health Education, Health Administration, or a related field.  Master's degree preferred.

Experience in strategic program development and innovative thinking are key to success.  Experience in the management of wellness and lifestyle modification programs required.  Experience in staff supervision, program development, program budgeting, program marketing, and program evaluation is required.

Special Skills:
The Director must have excellent interpersonal skills to foster and manage relationships both internally and externally to the organization. Director must be comfortable with sales, public speaking, business planning, and outcome measurement.  Familiarity with the socio-ecological model, behavior change models and motivational interviewing preferred. Director must be comfortable with sales, public speaking, business planning, and outcome measurement.  Prefers a culture of change and comfortable leading change through many influences internally and externally.