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Occupational Health and Wellness Coach

Cleveland Clinic Health System (On-site at GOJO Industries)

Job Summary

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As an Occupational Health and Wellness Coach, you will work closely with Cleveland Clinic’s management and caregivers to assess work environments, identifying modifications needed to support a safer and more efficient workplace. While creating partnerships, you will empower others to take ownership, leadership and accountability of their well-being using nondirective, empathetic and mindful conversations that employ motivational-interviewing and evidence-based approaches. This position will require you to float between Wooster, Akron and Cuyahoga Falls locations.

Our ideal future caregiver is someone who:
• Has a background in PT, ergonomics, health coaching and/or nutrition and dietetics.
• Is passionate about improving work force safety and helping education locations of worker health and safety.
• Has a tobacco cessation certification. If not already certified, you must obtain this certification within thirty (30) days of starting.

This is a one-of-a-kind role that encompasses many different disciplines, encourages creativity and development of new programs/processes within the GOJO clinic, and has the support of an on-site provider, CCAW leadership and GOJO leadership. In addition, obtaining additional, applicable certifications is encouraged and can be reviewed for reimbursement.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That\’s why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you\’ll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you\’ll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

Job Details

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with client organization to identify and implement ways to minimize workplace hazards.
  • Observes, assesses, analyzes, and documents the movements and activities of client organization\’s employees.
  • Creates and implements programs that will assist employees to avoid repetitive stress, cumulative trauma, and other injuries and impairments. 
  • Collaborates with client organization’s supervisors and managers to offer practical suggestions to enhance the safety and productivity of work environments.
  • Provides training as needed to client employees regarding proper body positioning, movement standards, and other injury prevention techniques.
  • Develops and maintains related records and reports of observations, recommendations, and implementation procedures.
  • Develops programs to empower individuals to take accountability of their own well-being.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy, Physical, Dietary, Nutrition, or Ergonomics required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Resourceful and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Thorough understanding of human behavior and musculoskeletal functions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to conduct and correctly analyze risk assessments and evaluations.

Work Experience:

  • None

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience working within a related role

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and sitting.
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling required to set up ergonomic sandbox and making the necessary changes within the workplace.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • PPE as required at each Occupational health office, or onsite location
    • Ie masks, hard hat, safety glasses

Kewords: Health Coach, Ergonomics, PTA, Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Health

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System\’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Cleveland Clinic Health System administers an influenza prevention program as well as a COVID-19 vaccine program. You will be required to comply with both programs, which will include obtaining an influenza vaccination on an annual basis, and being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or obtaining an approved exemption.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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Date Posted
June 15, 2023
Job Type
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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