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Health Coach

Ayble Health

Ayble Health

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Health Coach

Who we are

At Ayble Health, our vision is to revolutionize the standard of care for chronic GI conditions like IBS, Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. We combine behavior science, clinical protocols, machine learning and predictive AI to help chronic GI patients get better, faster - all with the human touch of a dietitian/nutritionist and certified health coach. Our patented personalized nutrition program has been shown to improve clinical symptoms in 81% of users with a 92% satisfaction rating by finding and removing patients' unique trigger foods. Our research is published in some of gastroenterology’s highest impact factor journals. Patients can find Ayble through our physician partners, their insurers or online.
We are backed by some of the country's most well-known venture capital groups, including early investors in Headspace, Classpass, Venmo, Lyft, Bonobos, and Snap. We are led by a founder who has firsthand experience living with a GI condition for a decade and a diverse team of clinicians, academics, operators and hustlers.
Ayble Health is headquartered in Boston and is building a remote-friendly team.

The role

Part-time with the potential for full-time
We’re looking for passionate, empathetic, and ambitious hustlers who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves. As a Health Coach, you will be part of the founding team as we design, build and launch the first comprehensive digital solution for GI that delights users and delivers real, tangible results for patients. You’ll report to the Director of Dietetics & Nutrition.
In this role, you will:
Provide motivational interviewing-based, one-on-one digital (text-based) coaching to members seeking improved digestion and symptom relief
Assist users in navigating through an app-based nutrition and digestive health management program
Provide individualized nutrition guidance to members, as well as some lifestyle health recommendations (e.g, stress management, mindfulness, healthy sleep, etc.)
Provide culturally-competent coaching
Help the clinical team build and iterate on coaching workflows
Collaborate with clinical team to evaluate and iterate on program effectiveness
Determine need for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and refer members to nutritionists where necessary
Assist in writing evidence-based nutrition educational material
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested

Who we’re looking for

We index more on your experience and hustle than a college degree from a shiny institution.
This role is a good fit for you if you have the following:
Certified Health Coach: NBC-HWC, and/or completion of health coach certification program, such as Wellcoaches, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, International Coaching Federation, Duke Integrative Medicine, or similar
Demonstrated work history of nutrition education (CNS, nutritionist or RD would be a big plus, but not required)
5+ years of relevant experience providing nutrition and/or lifestyle health coaching
Strong fluency and experience using behavioral health modalities, including Motivational Interviewing, SMART goals & stages of change
Experience working in a digital health setting with text-based coaching
Nimble, agile, self-starter, with a growth mindset & demonstrated ability to multitask
Have a quiet and professional dedicated workspace with secure high-speed internet access
Experience working with GI patients (IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis)
Experience creating high-quality nutrition and gut health educational content
Experience creating and iterating on coaching workflows
Managerial experience also a plus, as this is a role with potential for growth
As with all Ayble team members, you’ll also benefit from…
Flexible work schedule & location
Competitive compensation
Company swag you’ll actually want; quality over quantity is our motto
We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and talented team, free from discrimination. This includes everyone: employees, contractors, and external partners alike. If you're excited about our mission but don't meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.
The hourly rate for this position is $25-$35/hour based on experience.
To apply please send your resume and a short cover letter that highlights your relevant experience to careers@ayblehealth.com, subject line “Health Coach”