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Manager, Employee Wellness

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  68086



Develops, implements, and manages wellness programs that impact defined population (e.g., employees, physicians, children). Leads program strategy, design, evaluation, data collection, and analysis of initiatives. Oversees staff and budget, including responsibility for operations, contracts, and grants. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, Behavioral Science, Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science, or related field


  • Valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Must have reliable personal automobile and auto insurance


  • 5 years of experience in project planning and management
  • 5 years of experience in management of staff and budget


  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in wellness


  • Proven ability to design and implement components/programs that drive large-scale change
  • Must be able to partner with diverse organizations working toward a common goal
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management skills, including ability to perform effectively in fast-paced environment, manage time and multiple assignments, meet frequent deadlines, shift priorities, and work independently and within teams
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including ability to collaborate with and influence individuals and groups at all levels of an internal or external organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  1. Oversees program, serving as a member of the Wellness management team.
  2. Develops and manages department budget.
  3. Manages and reports about deliverables for grants and contracts.
  4. Manages staff, providing clear direction and maximizing individual strengths and career aspirations.
  5. Maintains knowledge of wellness-related research, market trends, and best practices.
  6. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates programs and projects that impact defined populations.
  7. Tracks and reports performance and participation data, and recommends opportunities for improvement.
  8. Maintains and builds relationships with internal and external key stakeholders, including community partners.
  9. Collaborates with Wellness Marketing to develop program brand and messaging.
  10. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  11. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  12. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Human Resources - Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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