Health Promotion Specialist

Position: Health Promotion Specialist

Job ID: 403693

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 searching for a Health Promotion Specialist, someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you will develop and implement engaging interdisciplinary wellness programs to promote and enhance individual and community workforce holistic health and well-being around the physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and professional dimension of workforce well-being, so our workforce members can be their best selves, personally and professionally. This may include nutrition, physical activity, weight management health promotion and prevention campaigns, and related programs.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Wellness Program Design and Implementation
  • Develop and implement workforce wellness programs based on evidence-based strategies, best practice examples, sound literature, creative and innovative ideas, and internal research and experts.
  • Implement annual strategic wellness program plan in alignment with Human Resources and Workforce Well-Being goals and services.
  • Present information and lead discussion on health-related topics in community, group, and one-on-one settings, including methods to assist the workforce with healthy lifestyle changes.
  • Maximize Program Engagement.
  • Foster an organizational culture of health and well-being.
  • Program Analysis and Outcomes.
  • Other duties as assigned to support Workforce Health & Well-Being Initiatives.

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 Nutrition, Health Promotion, Public Health, Health Communication, Social Work Nursing, Psychology, Psychotherapy or Counseling
  • Required 2 years' experience in corporate wellness, health promotion, health education, chronic condition management, or weight/nutritional counseling
  • CHES or MCHES from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing preferred
  • A Master’s in one of the fields of study defined in the Education section above may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience
  • Presentation skills highly preferred

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