Director of Employee Wellness/Mental Health

 
Position: Director of Employee Wellness/Mental Health

Job ID: 163738

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: HR Employee Assistance Program

Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Director of Employee Wellness & Mental Health -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop and promote well-being strategies with an integrated approach to effectively lead the Wellness team, Medical Clinic, Employee Assistance, and Workforce Chaplains (EAP) in support of Texas Children's people, business, and well-being strategies.  Delivers and encourages compassionate, proactive, quality-driven, innovative programs and a culture that supports employee engagement, high performance, and business success.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • In conjunction with the Executive of Workforce Well-Being and in collaboration with the Director of Benefits and other Texas Children’s stakeholders, directs holistic, integrated, “upstream,” cross-professional well-being strategies that address the needs of employees across the full spectrum of well-being to equip the Texas Children’s workforce team members with necessary life skills and services to be their best selves within a strong culture of care, within the values and mission of Texas Children’s Hospital. Coordinate communication strategies to maximize engagement and participation in an outcomes-led approach
  • Provides strategic direction to the Well-Being team – Wellness, Medical Clinic, and the Employee Assistance and Workforce Chaplains (EAP). Develops and implements meaningful strategies, philosophies, processes, and procedures to ensure market competitiveness and cost-effectiveness. Develops goals and objectives, establishes priorities, and continually reviews establishes, and implements policies and procedures for responsible department operations. Reviews department performance, initiates change as needed to improve service, enhance efficiencies, and assure compliance with all regulatory requirements, programs, and initiatives
  • In conjunction with the Executive of Workforce Well-Being, develops best and emerging practices, approaches, strategies, policies, services, and programs related to system delivery of well-being across the spectrum of care from promotion to the treatment of physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and professional health and well-being. Assists in the design and marketing of fun, effective, accessible innovative wellness programs, communication, and services that encourage employees to participate in all aspects of services provided at Texas Children’s, within HR, and in other areas
  • In conjunction with the Director of Employee Health and other stakeholders develops approaches, strategies, policies, and programs related to on-site services including primary care services, disease management, patient education, physical therapy, and all other medically related services. Develops metrics to measure the program’s success. Assists in the design of innovative benefit programs which encourage employees to participate in all aspects of services provided. Evaluates performance and program effectiveness.
  • Facilitates, participates, and collaborates in interdepartmental teams and committees to ensure Texas Children’s operations, programs, etc. are integrated and aligned with the Texas Children’s strategic plan and values. Ensures work is compliant with all legal and regulatory requirements.


Qualifications:

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Business, Public Health, Health Eduation, or other health related field AND  Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business or Employee Health related field 
  • Licenses/Certifications: RN - Lic-Registered Nurses by the Texas Board of Nursing, BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association, CNL - Cert-Clinical Nurse Leader by the American Association of College of Nursing preferred is degree is in Nursing
  • Required 8 years of health and workplace well-being experience 
  • Required 5 years of Management/leadership experience specific to health care and/or well-being


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