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Wellness Program Coordinator
Health Services
Administrative Nurse Practitioner
May 26, 2023


Under the direction of the Administrative Nurse Practitioner, the Wellness Program Coordinator will manage and provide oversight to wellness programs implemented by Health Services, including but not limited to, School-Based Wellness Centers, telehealth, immunizations, Wellness Council, etc. The incumbent of this position will provide professional development and collaborate with district offices and local agencies that provide or impact wellness services. This position assures that programs are carried out in accordance with established procedures and practices established by the Maryland Nurse Practice Act, Federal and State Laws, State and Local Health Departments, the Board of Education, and any other county policies that may apply. 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Assists in providing day-to-day oversight of wellness centers and district initiatives including referrals, data collection, evaluation, feedback, and monitoring of key stakeholders;

Develops and monitors the implementation and need for wellness and health programs and initiatives to support the overall wellness of students, families and staff by providing professional development for communities, leveraging resources and seeking grant opportunities;

Develops and maintains partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to support district wide community, student and staff wellness initiatives;

Serves as the leader and liaison to ensure successful outcomes of community wellness initiatives by leading activities, collaborating and thought-partnering with other key district offices, agencies and constituents;

Ensures the fidelity of record keeping and ensures confidential information is stored and secured;

Promotes public service announcements, literature and multimedia promotions and advertisements for all communities to include non-English speaking families;

Participates and attends national, state and county meetings to address the wellness needs of communities, students and families in Prince George's County;

Develops, reviews and monitors adherence to policies and procedures to ensure the school system's compliance, and engages in required state reporting requirements;

Leads the development and revision of policies and procedures related to School-Based Wellness Centers and training to students, families, staff and external stakeholders regarding wellness;

Provides consultation to nurses as needed regarding wellness activities, programs and procedural matters; and

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Knowledge of PGCPS, community and public health goals, missions and theories that support and promote wellness;

Extensive knowledge of child and adolescent development, health, substance abuse/use and reproductive health;

Working knowledge of the goals and potential outcomes of school-based wellness centers;

Knowledge of local successful and efficient community programs and local and state health organizations;

Excellent listening skills, communication skills both orally and written for a variety of audiences; bilingual in English and Spanish in reading, writing, speaking and listening preferred;

Proficient technology skills to utilize various computer programs and technology to develop presentations and create documents;

Ability to serve students, families and staff from various socioeconomic backgrounds and cultures;

Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and direct a variety of programs and services;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;

Ability to function effectively in multiple environments;

Effective collaboration and problem-solving skills; and

Ability to take initiative and provide self-directed leadership skills while promoting wellness.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, public health or a closely related field required.  A minimum of three (3) years of successful experience working as a nurse in the field of public or community health required.  Experience in leading/participating on multiple and various committees, providing direct support to children and adults, and writing state and federal grants preferred.


Holds or is eligible for a Maryland Registered Nurse (RN) License.


Maintains accountability for program oversight and provides consultation to school nurses as needed.


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.



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