Wellness Program Manager/Coach
StayWell Health Management - Houston, TX

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Wellness Program Manager - Houston, TX Changing Behavior. Changing Lives. R

Be a part of the premiere national team in helping corporations promote wellness to their employees with our organization's leading population health management programs. Make a difference in people's lives every day! StayWell Health Management, a division of MediMedia, offers a current and impressive solution that improves employee health and reduces health care costs before they happen. StayWell's mission is to help people achieve optimal health through solutions that set the standard for quality, effectiveness and value.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced wellness professional for our client located in Houston, Texas. This individual will work out of the Houston location. All candidates will be considered regardless of geographic location, but no relocation assistance will be provided. Travel will be involved -up to 25% on average over the course of the year to various national locations.
JOB DESCRIPTION Goals and Objectives
  • Create a culture of health
  • Increase awareness and engagement in the company-wide health management programs
  • Provide customized support to designated locations/business units Strategic Support
  • Drive implementation of local wellness program strategy and innovation; ensure programming is consistent with established wellness goals
  • Create and provide direction/support to wellness champion networks
  • Establish relationships and buy-in from key stakeholders
  • Act as the subject matter expert on health & wellness and behavior change topics; consult on Company's established strategic wellness initiatives with internal and external partners
  • Utilize data to support recommendations for new health and wellness initiatives
  • Develop customized best practice report and action plan by business unit/location Activities
  • Deliver wellness classes on various health topics and be able to answer follow up participant questions
  • Assist with day-to-day delivery of established programs with direction from client and StayWell Account Executive
  • Coordinate logistics and implement company-wide campaigns, screenings, promotions, programs, events, etc.
  • Proactively identify creative local programming ideas to bring forth to the client, accompanied by a strong business case for justification and options
  • Evaluate and improve upon company policies (e.g., smoking, cafeteria, vending machines)
  • Assist with program promotion, including development and/or distribution of promotional materials
  • Develop and facilitate educational programs (i.e., courses, workshops, special events, and interactive booths)
  • Proactively network with individuals at all levels within the organization to create relationships with stakeholders and serve as the face of wellness to employees
  • Work closely with the internal StayWell team on a daily basis to deliver the overall national program and strategy
  • Collaborate with onsite HR/Benefit teams and other Company departments (as applicable)
  • Navigate individual participant issues and respond promptly with resolution
  • Develop and maintain files of community resources and health content for augmenting program delivery when necessary
  • Participate in client meetings when appropriate
  • Manage StayWell Activate portal
  • Other duties as assigned as assigned by client or StayWell Project Management
  • Create and execute project plans including development of delivery/implementation plan, action plans and tracking key project milestones
  • Document all key decisions from meetings and client conversations
  • Monitor expenditures to assure spending remains within client's specified guidelines
  • Regular utilization of StayWell management information systems to track and evaluate program REQUIREMENTS
  • Available to travel up to 25% on average over the course of a year
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree required in a health-related field
  • 6 years relevant health promotion/wellness or health-related program planning and delivery required
  • Industry knowledge and 2-3 years direct corporate wellness experience, including implementing wellness programs required. Specifically large employer experience preferred.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist and Coaching Certification preferred
  • Experience delivering health and data presentations to small and large groups
  • Event planning, community organizing or campaign experience
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability to changing client, program, and account needs, as well as individual communication styles
  • Excellent communication/people skills; ability to confidently interact with all levels of an organization from grassroots employees to senior level management
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and take action on program reports and metrics
  • A record of generating ideas, proposing and implementing creative solutions and showing results
  • Project management and planning skills
  • Proven organizational and time management skills and the ability to maintain multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Independent problem solving and decision making ability
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for corporate wellness programs
  • Familiar with the legal and regulatory environment of the health management arena, such as HIPAA and ADA
  • Comfort with online applications or social networking sites (like Facebook or similar), Outlook and Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of general health and welfare benefits preferred Help people stay well, and help your career by working at the company that started it all. We are passionate about Changing behavior. Changing lives.R one person at a time. If you share that passion, apply today! Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by applying online directly via our corporate career center at: http://www.medimedia.com/Careers.aspx Requisition #1944. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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