Utah Retirement Systems

  • Part Time Wellness Specialist III

    Location US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 6 days ago(8/9/2018 5:02 PM)
    Job ID
    Healthy Utah
    Minimum Starting Wage
    USD $19.63/Hr.
  • About The Company

    A division of Utah Retirement Systems, PEHP is a non-profit trust with the vital job of providing health benefits to Utah’s public employees and their families.

    Job Description

    This is a part time, non-benefited position, working less than 20 hours/week.



    Develops, implements,coordinates, and provides support to PEHP Healthy Utah and staff. Performs a full range of program tasks that may include testing event coordination, program development, promotion, implementation, and monitoring and reporting.  Promotes health and wellness objectives through wellness seminars and health education programs. Conducts
    health-related presentations to PEHP Healthy Utah’s target population.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Assists in development and implementation of Health Challenges, and PEHP Healthy Utah seminars and webinars.
    2. Assists in writing articles for program-related newsletters and program website.
    3. May conduct new employee orientations and benefit fair and open enrollment presentations to promote awareness of and membership in PEHP Healthy Utah.
    4. Promotes and coordinates PEHP Healthy Utah programs, projects, and events.
    5. Compiles information and prepares reports for employer groups, Marketing and Wellness Councils on Healthy Utah program participation, rebates and other program process and outcome indicators.
    6. Assists agencies in forming Wellness Councils and supports their on-going efforts.  Acts as liaison to Wellness Councils upon request.
    7. Provides agencies with assistance in conducting needs assessments/surveys, and in implementation of environmental strategies to enhance employee wellness.
    8. May meet with agency contacts to evaluate environments and provide recommendations for quality improvements.
    9. Assists Program Manager and Wellness Councils Specialist in various projects as requested to address health policies and environments for agencies.
    10. Assists in maintaining PEHP Healthy Utah website, as needed. Makes updates and corrections when necessary.
    11. Develops programs and presentations on health-related topics, as needed.
    12. Coordinates and promotes Healthy Utah-sponsored programs and events. Maintains collaboration with agencies on various PEHP Healthy Utah programs.
    13. May provide support to PEHP Healthy Utah Testing Supervisor and staff.  Schedules testing sessions, coordinates/orders testing supplies, and conducts quality control activities. Attends testing session as needed to give updates, train staff members, or offer other support as requested.  Works with testing session staff in coordination of out-of-town Wellness seminars with out-of-town testing sessions. 
    14. Provides cross-training to other staff members, as necessary. 
    15. Implements distance/online learning for Wellness seminars/webinars.
    16. Complies with requirements outlined in the Blood borne Pathogen/Exposure Control Plan.
    17. Maintains strict confidentiality.  
    18. Performs other related duties as required.

    Required Experience

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in health education, community or public health education, plus three (3) years of full time experience coordinating a wellness program (design, implementation and coordination); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Must have a working knowledge of agency and/or organizational program(s). Requires familiarity with agency and community resources and services. Must have the ability to communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions; and provide individual, group and/or family counseling.


    Must have general knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures. Must have a working knowledge of research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information. Requires ability to use automated software applications. Requires excellent organization and time management skills.


    Work Environment

    Incumbent performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities which do not generally involve muscular strain, but do require activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions.


    Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.   Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.


    Job duties require occasional travel for office business.  Individual must be physically capable of safely operating a vehicle, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record based upon data provided by a current Department of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).


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