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Employee Health Manager-Virtual/Remote Opportunity

Quest Diagnostics Secaucus Full-Time
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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. As a Health Manager with our HealthyQuest  team, you will have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

Please note: This position may be virtual or sit with our Secaucus, NJ, HQ.

Basic Purpose:

The position will manage and implement projects and programs for advancing the HealthyQuest employee population health strategy.    As a key benefit to the Quest Diagnostics employee population, HealthyQuest offers a variety of health and well-being programs and offerings designed to help employees achieve good health and well-being.  Among offerings are comprehensive health screenings, targeted programs to help manage and reduce risks for chronic disease, resources for living, and strategies to promote a healthy work environment.  This position will work alongside the program director, project manager, and other staff members to operationalize the program and implement project tactics. 

Quest Diagnostics follows a 5-step approach to project management consistent with that of the world renown Project Management Institute (PMI): Initiate – Plan – Execute – Monitor – Close.  As a key contributor to the program team, the employee health manager will oversee the coordination, implementation, and completion projects and assist with evaluation.  This position requires the ability to work cross-functionally, organize and follow-up on tasks, and to identify and address operational challenges to meet specifications within specific projects in a timely manner. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Leads, implements and manages HealthyQuest projects, programs, and services including health screenings and health improvement 

• Manages Quest Diagnostics annual submissions for healthiest employer awards.

• Manages and coordinates HealthyQuest program operations utilizing knowledge and organizational skills for optimum engagement, efficiency, value and results

• Leads and builds HealthyQuest Leader network, through regular meetings and communications to drive local health and well-being initiatives

• Collaborates with communications staff, departments, and business units to manage the development and distribution of communications, promotional and informational materials to drive program engagement and achieve objectives 

• Administers technical and administrative support for health program planning, delivery, execution, and evaluation

• Applies project management skills to set priorities and coordinates meetings and resources to ensure the projects stays on track

• Tracks participant and program data for measurement of program goal achievement, outcomes and results; creates outcomes focused management reports based on the identified business plan goals and objectives

• Ensures that project scope of work, work plans, goals and objectives are in alignment with health and well-being strategic requirements, goals and objectives

• Acts as a resource by developing and implementing communication strategies to ensure all HealthyQuest project and program stakeholders have up-to-date and accurate information about various project components


Supervision Exercised:


Education Preferred: Bachelor’s degree (in health related-field preferred)

Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience (4 to 6 years) of leading projects from initiation to completion

  • Demonstrated experience facilitating discussions or workshops

  • Demonstrated experience leading changes

  • Demonstrated ability to influence business leaders

  • Some experience with process management

  • Some experience in continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated experience with process management

  • General knowledge of Hoshin and breakthrough planning

  • Basic knowledge of VOC tools

  • Some experience leading changes

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills across multiple formats: formal presentations, meetings, conference calls, e-mails, and memos

  • Demonstrated data analysis skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with others

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Comfortable using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Physical and Mental Requirements: Frequent use of computer and teleconferencing

Other: Formal training in project management or continuous improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, Lean, Theory of Constraints) desired

Provided Training and Certifications
QMS “Core Practitioner Training” (internally provided and to be completed within 6 months of entering into the role) which includes:
Customer Insights training
Process Management training
Continuous Improvement
Project Management training
Change Management training
Other (e.g., Influencing without Authority, Vertical and Horizontal Logic, Writing Business Cases)

Skills and Behaviors Critical for Success in the Role
Problem solving skills
Verbal communication skills
Written communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Decision making skills
Planning and organization skills
Able to learn new concepts rapidly

0-25% travel expected (expectations shown are targeted ranges; actual travel required will vary by project and can exceed or go below targeted amounts)
Some evening work hours may be required, depending on project needs


Skills required

Industrial Relations
Performance Management
Training And Development
Human Resources
Team Building
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Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our 46,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives.

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