Lynn Christian is a passionate registered nurse who has worked in the Healthcare Industry for 24 years. She earned her B.S. from Governors State University and M.S.N. from Olivet Nazarene University. Over the last seven years, Lynn's career has focused exclusively on employee well-being.
She believes that employer wellness programs provide employees with opportunities that support their personal well-being and work-life balance, enabling them to provide compassionate and exceptional patient care.
Lynn joined Riverside Healthcare in January 2001, where she practiced as a cardiac nurse and team leader for 13 years. In October of 2012, after earning her Master's degree, she transitioned to the role of organizational Employee Wellness Manager to assist with the design and rollout of Riverside Healthcare's REACH Wellness Program, which launched the same year.
In 2018 Riverside launched Well In Mind, the organization's internal employee assistance program. Under Lynn's leadership, Healthiest Employers, L.L.C. has named Riverside Healthcare among Illinois' Healthiest Employers and the Nation's Healthiest Employers for the last six years. Riverside's Well In Mind Program has earned the Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health from Mental Health America (M.H.A.). The Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health recognizes organizations that understand the value of addressing mental health at work and implementing policies and practices that support employee well-being.
The Bell Seal is a first-of-its-kind workplace mental health certification recognizing employers striving to create mentally healthy workplaces for their employees.