Director of Employee Health & Well-Being

Position: Director of Employee Health & Well-Being

Job ID: 150931

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Human Resources-Employee Hlth

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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   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 are searching for a  Director of Employee Health and Well-Being — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will effectively lead the Employee Health, Medical Clinic, Well-Being, Employee Assistance (EAP) and Leave of Absence (LOA) functions. You will support the organization's people and business strategies and deliver compassionate, quality-driven, innovative programs that support employee engagement, high performance, and business success.


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Responsibilities :

  • Ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality, patient appropriate, cost-effective care and/or services
  • Lead and participate in quality improvement tasks to enhance patient care delivery and/or patient satisfaction
  • Provide strategic direction to the Employee Health, Medical Clinic, Well-Being, EAP and LOA programs
  • Develop and implement meaningful strategies, philosophies, processes, and procedures to ensure market competitiveness and cost-effectiveness
  • Develop approaches, strategies, policies, and plans related to the systematic delivery of the Well-Being, EAP and LOA programs, including disease management, wellness programs, employee education, psychological support, counseling, crisis intervention, and leave administration related services as well as metrics for success
  • Develop approaches, strategies, policies, and plans related to on-site services including primary care, disease management, patient education, occupational health, physical therapy, and all other medically related services as well as metrics for success
  • Facilitate, participate, and collaborate in interdepartmental teams and committees to guarantee the organization's operations, programs, etc., are integrated and aligned with the business's strategic plan


  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing, business, or a healthcare-related discipline
  • Licensed Registered Nurse from the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Basic Life Support Certificate from the American Heart Association
  • Clinical Nurse Leader Certification from the American Association of the College of Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ of nursing experience, including 5 years of management/leadership experience specific to healthcare leaders, nursing administration, or other relevant experience
  • Occupational health nursing or related experience 

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