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Senior Wellness Program Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  71021



Works with department leaders to develop, implement, and evaluate injury prevention programs and strategies to improve health outcomes of a defined population. Within focus area, may collaborate with Manager to coordinate and oversee volunteers, interns, and new hires. Partners with professional and community organizations on injury prevention-related  issues and events. This position would primarliy support the Safe Kids Georgia team with the opportunity to support other injury prevention initiatives in Strong4Life.. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Health Promotion, Public Health, Nutrition, or related field


  • May require valid Georgia driver’s license
  • May require automobile and auto insurance


  • 6 years of experience in wellness


  • Master's degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Health Education, Exercise Science, or related field


  • Knowledge of nutrition and health promotion/wellness program evaluation principles and practices
  • Demonstrated success in public health program development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Proven project 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
  • Strong research skills, including ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to serve as nutrition education resource
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • May require validated fluency (spoken and written) in Spanish or other language
  • Maintains knowledge of wellness trends and integrates best practices into programs


  1. Maintains knowledge of wellness trends and integrates best practices into programs.
  2. Develops, implements, and evaluates wellness programs.
  3. Collaborates with team to develop evaluation plan for each program.
  4. Implements program evaluations.
  5. Conducts surveys or focus groups, and tracks data reflecting program participation and effectiveness.
  6. Reports program data and recommends opportunities for improvement.
  7. Manages program budgets and maintains records that meet external audit requirements.
  8. Works with leadership on research and submission of grants, contracts, and funding requests.
  9. Builds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, including communication and activities with community organizations.
  10. Participates in internal and external committees or groups. 
  11. Serves as preceptor for interns, volunteers, and new hires.


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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 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.


Some 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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