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Program Director Workplace Wellbeing

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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 166830
Date Posted: Jan 23, 2024

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The Workplace Wellbeing Program Director will have a vital role in outreach and education on topics related to mental health, well-being, and mindfulness for individuals, teams, and departments throughout the UCHealth system. An ideal candidate will be creative in addressing complex issues related to healthcare stress and burnout through presentations and coaching sessions. This individual will lead system-wide peer support programs and help scale existing programs such as the Recharge Room Initiative and Nurse Wellbeing Coaching program. This candidate will be responsible for implementing and leading trainings that vary in scope, ranging from anxiety and stress reduction to post-traumatic growth, and positive psychology. The ability to speak and present in front of large groups is an important aspect of this position.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days


  • Assesses a patient's psychological status and provides appropriate interventions and treatments such as relapse prevention for addictive behaviors and coping skills for stress management. Collaborates with nursing and ancillary services to provide appropriate psychological therapy for patients. Refers patients to other disciplines for consult and evaluation as indicated.
  • Plan and execute the delivery of the program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization. Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Manage project implementation to achieve project and program goals while controlling resources, risks, conflicts, timelines and costs. Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assist with problem identification and resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services, and systems/performance measures.
  • Provides input regarding staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction, and conflict management. Collaborates with direct leaders regarding scheduling, recruitment, payroll, and student engagements.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.
  • State licensure as a Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or Licensed Addiction Counselor (ACD).
  • 5 years of relevant experience.

The pay range for this position is: $52.33 - $83.73 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off.
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment: UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program! UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

UCHealth always welcomes talent. This position will be open for a minimum of three days and until a top applicant is identified.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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