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Employee Wellness Coordinator

at Harris Health System

Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 147682

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About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile


This position exists to coordinate wellness programs, services, staff, equipment, and supplies for Employee Wellness.  Position performs all duties of a wellness coordinator and assists in special projects and data analysis.  


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: 
Bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, Health Education, Wellness or related field required. Master's
        degree in Health Promotion, Public Health or related field preferred. Certified Health Education
        Specialist (CHES) required; Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Wellness
        Coordinator (CWC) or Certified Wellness Program Manager (CWPM) preferred.
Work Experience (Years and Area):
One (1) year of experience worksite wellness, in designing, implementing and evaluating wellness
        programs and services. Experience in teaching health education programs and coordinating health
        promotion programs and services.


Communication Skills:
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills:
Analytical; Design
Advanced Education:
Advance Training/Specialty: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) required.
Bachelor's Degree: Health Promotion, Health Education, Wellness, Community Health or related field.
Master's Degree: Masters in Health Promotion, Public Health or related field preferred.
Work Schedule:
Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Other Requirements:
Must be able to communicate clearly and comfortably with all levels of staff and management; Proficient
        in Microsoft Office; Data analysis; Curriculum Development Skills; Ability to handle and coordinate
        multiple projects and priorities; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Detail oriented; Travel
        between Harris Health facilities. Must demonstrate leadership abilities, excellent communication and
        organizational skills and a thorough knowledge of worksite wellness.

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

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