Occupational Health and Wellness Coach

Cleveland Clinic

Medina, OH

Job posting number: #7103591 (Ref:ccf16076687)

Posted: June 20, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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

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
The Occupational Health Care Coach will work closely with the organization’s management and employees to assess work environment, identifying modifications needed to support a safer and more efficient workplace. The coach will create partnerships to empower individuals to take ownership, leadership, and accountability of their well-being, using nondirective, empathic, and mindful conversations that employ motivational-interviewing and evidence-based approaches.

An ideal candidate would be passionate on improving work force safety and helping educate locations on worker health and safety. This position would require floating between Wooster, Akron, and Cuyahoga Falls locations.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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