Associate Director – Employee Health and Well-Being
Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
Provides strategic direction, leadership and management of Meredith’s on-site health center clinics and our corporate health strategy to support the well-being of employees and family members and optimize Meredith’s health care spend.
Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
50% – Oversees the direction, day-to-day operations and staffing of the on-site health center clinic in Des Moines. Administers blood draws, immunizations and provides basic first aid and preventive care such as blood pressure checks. Establishes a strategy and business model to ensure alignment of the on-site health centers with the overall business direction. Assures medically related legal compliance and establishes or revises health-related policies. Manages the executive health program and EAP services. Provides health-related counseling and support.
15% – Remains current on health management trends, best practices, and regulatory issues in order to provide proactive consultation to management and serve as a subject matter expert for health information. Partners with Meredith departments, legal counsel and vendors to support FMLA, ADA, Disability, Return to Work, Workers’ Compensation and Blood Borne Pathogens compliance programs.
15% – Monitors infectious disease updates from CDC. Notifies international travelers of applicable travel advisories. Facilitates internal and external partnerships to create a broad network of resources to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.
10% – Partners with New York on-site health center clinic manager, risk management and facilities to lead company-wide emergency planning and response. Advises employees how to respond to emergency situations in the workplace and guides Meredith’s pandemic planning protocol. Participates in business continuation planning and post exposure protocol.
5% – Supports the design, delivery, marketing and evaluation of Meredith’s comprehensive health and wellness strategy. Monitors trends in medical and pharmacy claim activity to identify cost drivers and opportunities. Develops and employs companywide cost containment, health improvement and healthcare consumerism initiatives. Offers strategic, value-added and integrated solutions for the business.
5% – Manages and evaluates wellness, health and medical vendors against defined performance measures. Serves as a liaison for the care management providers and establishes metrics to evaluate the impact of the program.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Licensed Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner, Registered Dietitian, Pharmacist or other health professional. Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field with a graduate degree or advanced professional development in health promotion, health care management, occupational health, public health and/or business management.
Five to seven years of experience leading a comprehensive health and wellness strategy within a corporate setting across multiple locations. Demonstrated industry experience designing and implementing best-in-class health and wellness programming and operating a worksite employee medical clinic. Experience in strategic planning, data analysis and evaluation, program development, communication, marketing and training. Supervisory experience. Expertise in FMLA, ADA, OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, HIPAA, work accommodations and occupational health preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess a working knowledge of internal medicine, occupational health, public health, communicable disease, medical standards and practice and related laws and regulations.
Knowledge of health promotion, disease management, health care, employee benefits and human resources.
Ability to keep current regarding scientific updates and social issues relating to health-related topics.
Innovative, creative, solutions-oriented. Excellent conceptual, planning and organization skills.
Collection, analysis, and application of data for effective program design and measurement.
Ability to demonstrate measurable results based on business needs and provide health related expertise.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Effective education, consultation, coaching and presentation skills.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with employees, management and vendors.
Awareness and existing relationships within the medical community.
Good clinical and analytical skills to meet diverse roles and responsibilities.
Ability to effectively manage workplace medical emergencies.
Works well independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated collaborative, creative marketing and priority-setting skills.
Strong work ethic with a commitment to confidentiality and customer service excellence.
Phlebotomy and the ability to administer immunizations (flu shots, etc.) required.
Computer proficiency including use of electronic medical records, Microsoft Office and the Internet.
% Travel Required (Approximate): <5%
It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.
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