CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Facilitate Hospital and Clinic strategic response to documented community health needs including: facilitating process to prioritize needs; design of evidence-based, measureable strategies; identifying key measures and evaluation methods; collecting and reporting of activities and data; monitoring progress; facilitating community partnerships; conducting research and grant writing; and other components as required to successfully execute Board-approved strategies.
Lead and Facilitate Community Benefit Action Teams at designated hospitals to plan for, execute, monitor, and report on Community Benefit activities. Includes partnering with leadership (e.g., Hospital Presidents, CMOs, VPs of Patient Care Services, Community Boards, etc.) to engage effective teams and aligning with community engagement, government affairs, Strategy, and other organizational priorities and strategies
Lead Community Benefit projects and Initiatives with community partners which may include project design, grant writing and management, granting community benefit investments, partnership development, contract management, and project management.
Lead completion of tri-ennial Community Health Needs Assessments including engaging in community processes, integrating and reporting data from numerous sources, facilitating community input, writing reports, and ensuring all requirements as outlined by the IRS are met.
Participate on behalf of CHI Health in local, State, and national health coalitions, work groups, non-profit efforts, etc. that help create an effective strategy for CHI Health to meet its Community Benefit goals and effectively address health needs in each of the communities CHI Health serves.
Effectively execute annual IRS tax reporting, and other reporting and communications strategies through sourcing information from internal and external partners, data gathering and analysis, aligning with internal teams (e.g., government affairs, communications, PR, tax, foundation, etc.), and designing, synthesizing, editing, and distributing meaningful stories and reports
Maintain expertise on public health trends, research, and priorities to support overarching CHI Health strategies to improve community health.
Bachelor’s degree required
Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively.
Minimum five years’ experience in public health, health care delivery leadership or community leadership with proven achievements in the domain of improving community health preferred.
Experience working with community leaders.
Significant experience in successful project management, with particular expertise in planning, facilitation, communication, data management and analysis, and community-based coalition building preferred.
Superior knowledge of community health needs related data sources and methods to gather, synthesize, and utilize primary data and community stakeholder input.
Masters’ degree in Public Health, Health Care Administration, Public Administration, Health Promotion or related field preferred
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**Requisition ID** _2020-146819_
**Employment Type** _Full Time_
**Department** _Community Health Initiatives_
**Hours / Pay Period** _80_
**Standard Hours** _Monday-Friday 8a-5p_
**Facility / Process Level : Name** _CHI Health_
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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