Are you passionate about bringing wellness to your workplace? Become a part of the UF-UF Health wellness community! Learn how to get involved below. Take the first step and subscribe to our Wellness Newsletter to stay informed of our upcoming programs and events.
Any UF/UF Health Employee
A Wellness Partner is a representative from a department across UF or UF Health who plays a vital role in supporting employee wellness. A partner disseminates information, coordinates programs for their workplace, and encourages participation in wellness initiatives. Partners also provide valuable feedback to help the UF & UF Health Wellness Committee build a culture of health.
How do I become a Wellness Partner?
First, you will need to obtain supervisory approval to act in this role for your unit or college. Next, complete a brief online application (Note: All eligible applicants will be approved). Afterwards, you will be contacted by Wellness Committee Co-Chairs Mallory Rubek and Yusof Al-Wadei to welcome you to the new role and set up a welcome call.
Wellness Resource Partner
Any UF Health Nursing Employee
The Wellness Resource Partner (WRP) is a nursing employee who demonstrates a dedication to wellness and promotes a healthy and supportive work culture by bringing new and relevant wellness initiatives to their unit. The WRP functions as a role model, coach, and change agent through sharing, mentoring, and supporting the health and wellbeing of their fellow employees.
How do I become a Wellness Resource Partner?
First, review the Roles and Responsibilities with your manager and complete the WRP Application including your manager’s signature. Next, send a copy of the completed application to Lauren Arce, Nurse Coordinator, and Jean Bulmer, Director of Nursing Education. Lauren Arce to will then be in touch to schedule your orientation.