Sr. Health Promotion Specialist

Position: Sr. Health Promotion Specialist

Job ID: 403692

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Employee Well-Being

Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

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.

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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.


We’re looking for a Senior Health Promotion Specialist, someone who’s ready to grow with our company. In this position you will develop and implement interdisciplinary population based holistic, integrated, "Upstream," cross-professional well-being strategies and programs that address the needs of the entire workforce across the full spectrum of well-being, to equip the workforce team members with necessary life skills and services to be their best selves and help build a strong culture of care, within the values and mission of the Hospital.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as a lead within the department and community for education, outreach, and collaboration to support departmental goals.
  • Mentors and precepts new staff on community education, program model, and patient first interaction
  • Initiates and oversees outreach efforts to specific populations
  • Serves as a lead in a content specific area based on experience and training
  • Develops, organizes, and implements programs that provide education, outreach, and collaboration aimed at individuals and organization culture change. 
  • Serves as a lead within the department and among other staff to create an infrastructure to support and sustain quality improvement.
  • Demonstrates commitment to team flexibility, professionalism, and critical thinking.
  • Coordinates and leads with manager support all aspects associated with assigned projects as needed.

Skills & Requirements

  • 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 unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Required bachelor's degree in health Promotion, Public Health, Health communication, Nutrition, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy or Counseling with a preferred master's degree in health Promotion, Public Health, Health communication, Nutrition, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy or Counseling
  • Required 5 years' experience in corporate wellness, health promotion, health education, chronic condition management, or weight/nutritional counseling with preferred 2 years' experience in health analytics
  • CHES or MCHES from National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) preferred
  • A master's degree in health education, Public Health, or Health Communication will substitute for 2 years of experience
  • Presentation skills highly preferred

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