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Houston Methodist Wellness Coordinator in Houston, Texas

JOB SUMMARY

At Houston Methodist, the Wellness Coordinator is responsible for implementing health promotion and disease prevention programs for a diverse population through individual and group instruction. The role coordinates services, staff, equipment and supplies for Employee and Corporate Wellness Services.

HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

  • INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.

  • COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.

  • RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.

  • EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

  • Focuses on patient/customer safety

  • Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards

  • Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)

  • Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met

  • Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports byenabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 30 %

  • Participates in PRN onboarding staff training including, but not limited to, wellness program development, in-services and health screening instruction. (EF)

  • Acts as a dedicated and respected resource to internal HM departments and external corporate clients for wellness-related inquiries that are low to moderate complexity in order to foster a positive culture of health. (EF)

SERVICE - 30 %

  • Partners with Senior Wellness Coordinator to coordinate and implement external corporate wellness programs and services, as needed. (EF)

  • Performs a variety of health assessments, including metabolic, flexibility, body composition, bone density, fitness testing; health screenings including height, weight, waist girth, hip girth, blood pressure, and cholesterol or HbA1c via finger sticks. (EF)

  • Prepares information and leads discussions on various health and wellness topics in a variety of settings: group, classroom, and one on one. Inclusive of nutrition, fitness, stress management and tobacco cessation topics.

  • Distributes health-related communications and marketing materials.

QUALITY/SAFETY - 15 %

  • Accurately documents individual and group outcomes, program data, goals, achievements and results. Provides feedback on wellness programs and partners with Senior Wellness Coordinator to evaluate wellness programs and services based on participation, engagement, outcomes, efficiency and utilization (EF)

  • Communicates team resource needs to manager to ensure quality and customer service standards.

FINANCE - 10 %

  • Responsible for timely reporting of participation, program led by the individual. Maintains all databases and provides professional reports to management as requested.

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 15 %

  • Responsible for maintaining professional expertise and staying current with emerging health and wellness trends. Provides recommendations for optimizing participation with current programs. (EF)

  • Complete special projects, assignments and data analysis, as assigned.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • bachelor's degree in in Health Promotion, Health Science, Public Health, Exercise Science or related field required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • One year experience in Wellness, Health Promotion, Exercise Science or related field required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.

  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.

  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, relationship-building, teamwork and leadership skills (written and verbal communication, ability to deal with difficult situations, etc.).

  • Possesses energetic, professional and self-motivated disposition.

SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Work AttireYes/No

UniformNo

ScrubsNo

Business professionalYes

Other (dept approved)Yes

On-Call* No (for Non-Exempt or Exempt jobs)

*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above.

Travel**

May require travel withinYes

Houston Metropolitan area

May require travel outsideYes

of Houston Metropolitan area

**Travel specifications may vary by department.

Please note any other special considerations to this job: ________

Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers. HM consists of eight hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, and seven community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area. HM also includes an academic institute, a comprehensive residency program, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free-standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities. Overall, HM employs over 25,000 employees. Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.

In 2019 Houston Methodist and its physicians treat more than 6,333 international patients from more than 76 countries. Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services’ consulting and education divisions also provide advisory services and training and development to health care organizations around the world.

Street: 6445 Main St.

Name: Wellness Center-Corporate

Regular Shift: 1st - Day

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