Chief Wellness Officer

HARTZ Search
September 30, 2022
New Orleans, Louisiana
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HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our client, LCMC Health for the Chief Wellness Officer. LCMC Health seeks an innovative, collaborative leader to serve as its Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) who will report directly to the Chief Experience Officer. The CWO is a senior executive position responsible for leading the design, direction, and implementation of a wellness program that addresses the current environment of burnout among clinicians, health professionals, and staff and the overall health and well-being of LCMC employees. The goal of the program is to facilitate system-wide changes that enable all LCMC employees to work in a culture that prioritizes and promotes professional fulfillment and optimizes the function of the health system. Forging strong ties with other Executives, Physicians, Front-Line leaders, and staff, the CWO will lead efforts that foster a well-coordinated, enterprise-wide culture that supports and promotes wellness and professional fulfillment, develops and implements best practices, and identifies opportunities for contemporary approaches to analytics and change management.


Louisiana Children's Medical Center Health (LCMC Health) is a local, integrated academic healthcare leader managing some of the region's most respected hospitals. With Children's Hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center, University Medical Center, and the New Orleans East Hospital, West Jefferson, and East Jefferson General they are proud to be the stewards of a legacy that goes back more than 300 years. A community-minded nonprofit, LCMC supports Louisiana's best local healthcare with the people, processes, funding, and expertise needed to strengthen the unique integrity of their community hospitals. Founded by Louisiana’s first freestanding children’s hospital, LCMC has grown into a healthcare system that’s built to serve the unique needs of the communities and families across New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, and beyond.




  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; Advanced Degree - Masters in Business Administration, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, strongly preferred.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management of system-wide or large corporate wellness programs, healthcare experience preferred, but open to additional industry expertise.
  • Significant experience at a senior executive leadership level within a healthcare system.

Position Highlights:

  • CEO reports directly to the System Chief Experience Officer of LCMC
    • 3 Full Time Employees
  • EPIC EMR and Workday ERP
  • Competitive Compensation, relocation and benefits package offered


LOCATION: New Orleans, Louisiana:

New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinctive music, Creole cuisine, unique dialects, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. The city has been described as the "most unique" in the United States, owing in large part to its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. Additionally, New Orleans has increasingly been known as "Hollywood South" due to its prominent role in the film industry and in pop culture. New Orleans is home to the NFL World Champions the New Orleans Saints and the NBA team New Orleans Pelicans. New Orleans is home to a thriving medical community and international airport.


Qualified candidates, please submit your current resume - applications will not be considered without a resume. Thank you!

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