Director Educational Community Health Nursing Job Description Sample
Social Services Director Within Skilled Nursing Community - Creekview Health Center
The Social Services Director provides social services to residents, their families, and significant others, to enable them to deal with the impact of illness and extended care placement. He/she is to arrange for meetings of these needs through social service programming and appropriate referrals to outside social services agencies, community resources, and professional services.
The SSD facilitates resident care management meetings, coordinates and is responsible for carrying out established social service provisions. SSD coordinates effective discharge planning, communicating the progress to resident/RP. SSD coordinates all ancillary services, ie, routine audiology, dental, vision, hospice/palliative care and maintains effective documentation. SSD also facilitates the family meetings and oversees resident/RP problem resolution. He/ She reports directly to the Health Center Administrator, participates in department meetings and meets with the Social Work Consultant on a regular basis.
Assists in meeting the psychosocial needs of each resident, their families, and significant others as appropriate or necessary in coping with the effects of illness, disability, treatment, or stay in the facility. The specific services include, but are not limited to the following:
Assess need for chemical and physical restraints.
Contributions to an environment designed to enhance positive self- images of residents and preserve their human dignity.
Assistance to residents and their families in finding and utilizing financial, legal, mental health, and other community resources.
Assistance in obtaining guardianship and conservatorship services for residents in need of such services.
Enable residents to have access to available community programs and services as needed.
Participation in resident care management to include the following:
Review and revise the plan of care for social services intervention quarterly and as needed. If there are no social services needs, the resident shall be reassessed at least quarterly.
Assist residents and family in locating lost belongings and obtaining proper reimbursement if necessary.
Coordinates services with other disciplines within the facility to enable the residents and families to promote their own well- being
Serves as Discharge Coordinator which includes:
Developing a discharge plan upon admission and thereafter at least quarterly and as needed.
Assisting families and residents in locating lost belongings.
Coordinates with residents, family, staff, and community resources in meeting these special needs.
Maintains and utilizes a comprehensive community resource file to meet specific needs.
Provides crisis intervention for residents and families when appropriate.
Maintains records of each resident referral to outside resources.
Provides an avenue for family and resident concerns/complaints, and procedures for resolutions and communicates the Administrator these concerns/complaints and ensure each concern/complaint is logged and followed up per State and Federal regulations.
Participates in resident care management to include the following:
Participates in regularly scheduled Care Plan Conferences.
Assists in the development of a multidisciplinary plan of care as needed.
Reviews and assists in revising as necessary the plan for Social Service intervention.
Attends regularly scheduled conferences with the Social Work Consultant.
Chairs the Bi- Monthly Family and Resident Support Groups
Attends the Behavioral Management Meetings and coordinates follow-up as needed.
Attends the Ethics Committee Meetings and coordinates follow- up as needed.
Regularly exhibits strong commitment to customer services with residents, staff, vendors and guests.
Works effectively and efficiently with others.
Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with employees.
Supervises work productivity for all department employees.
Assures compliance issues required by regulatory agencies are in place and enforced.
Controls and stays within annual budget of their department.
Maintains a safe workplace and addresses any safety issues to prevent accidents.
Educates employees in safe work practices and in-services staff when work-related injuries occur.
Is available on call in the event of an emergency.
Serves as a representative of the department at resident and employee events.
Is clear and concise in communication skills.
Accepts constructive criticism.
Expected to return to the community in the event there is a disaster or emergency.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A minimum of one- year experience working with geriatric patients in a health care setting.
The desire and ability to accept and use professional supervision, consultation, and in-service training.
The ability to relate appropriately and effectively to residents and their families, to other staff members, and to personnel of other community agencies
A working knowledge of the basic services provided by rest homes, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and related facilities, and by other health and Social Service organizations in the community
The ability to present concise and meaningful reports both verbally and in writing
The ability to handle confidential data discretely
The ability to keep within the limits of assigned tasks.
Knowledge of the aging process, especially as it relates to chronic/ acute illness, dementia and psychosocial functioning.
Full-Time Nursing Faculty: Mental Health - Middlesex Community College
Title: Nursing Faculty: Mental Health
Unit: MCCC Unit Full-Time Faculty Position
Reports To: Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
The nursing faculty is a creative, knowledgeable, and flexible individual who provides classroom, simulation laboratory, and/or clinical instruction in mental health nursing for assigned courses in the nursing program. The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program and participates in college service as well as student advisement. The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence, diversity, and continuous professional improvement.
Provide classroom instruction for sessions that last up to three hours. This normally requires preparation of materials, conducting lecture/discussion for a group of up to 32 students, and using a variety of instructional materials and technologies. Didactic instruction also includes: preparing; proctoring; correcting; grading; and posting of exam grades.
Provide clinical instruction two days per week, for six hour each day, for a group of up to 8 students. The instructor is typically on his/her feet and walking for most of the six-hour day.
Clinical instruction involves: selecting appropriate client assignments; supervising and instructing students as they provide direct client care; conducting daily pre- and post-conferences; providing formative and summative evaluation of student progress.
Collaborate with program faculty in planning, implementation, and evaluation of student experiences.
Collaborate with agency personnel in planning and implementing student experiences.
Provide ongoing advising with assigned students for the purpose of course and program decisions.
Post and conduct office hours in his/her office space as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Implement all nursing program policies as well as applicable college policies.
Plan, implement, and evaluate the program in compliance with appropriate regulatory and accrediting agency requirements.
Participate fully in department, division, and college meetings.
Participate in college service as required by Article XII of the MCCC Agreement.
Maintain currency in nursing and nursing education through participation in continuing education.
Orient new part-time faculty to course and program requirements.
Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the Agreement between the Higher Education Coordinating Council and the Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers Association. Association https://mccc-union.org/local-contracts/full-time-and-part-time-day-faculty-and-professional-staff-2015-2018/
Other related duties as assigned.
Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing by date of hire.
Master's degree or higher in nursing or expected graduation date prior to September 1, 2019.
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in mental health nursing or its equivalent, within the last five years.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing.
Experience working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Experience in collaborative work environments.
Master's Degree in Nursing Education.
Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of alternative instructional methodologies and assessment strategies.
Understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
Knowledge of cultural competency skills framework.
Bilingual skills a plus.
This is a full-time MCCC unit faculty position with benefits.
Salary: The Full-Time Faculty salary under the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement is based on the classification placement table with a base salary of $45,996; actual salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of the MCCC/MTA Agreement based on the candidate's academic credentials, related experience, related licenses and certifications. See https://mccc-union.org/local-contracts/full-time-and-part-time-day-faculty-and-professional-staff-2015-2018/
Location Lowell campus, with occasional travel to the Bedford campus and off-site
Start Date Fall semester, 2019
Application Deadline April 5, 2019
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Director Of Nursing - Behavioral Health
Director of Nursing Opportunity
Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital sits on 49 scenic acres in the heart of south central Kentucky and offers a safe and therapeutic inpatient environment for adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Rivendell features 125-beds and specializes in acute psychiatric, dual diagnosis, chemical dependency and for adolescents and adults. Our Nursing Team at Rivendell has an average tenure of 10-years, so we are highly experienced in behavioral health and ready to support a new Director of Nursing.
Hospital Website: https://www.rivendellbehavioral.com/
The Director of Nursing is a key member of the Rivendell BH Leadership Team who will integrate and coordinate a patient centric nursing strategy with a keen focus on patient care; ensuring that delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health Services and in accordance with government regulation, licensing and accreditation requirements. The DON participates in the hospital's strategic planning and contributes to the achievement of institutional goals and objectives. The Director of Nursing will focus on 5 key areas: People, Service, Quality, Growth, and Finance
PEOPLE: Creates an environment which supports employee development and teamwork to deliver compassionate patient care in a safe environment.
SERVICE: Creates systems, processes and care standards to support the delivery of patient care in a safe, fiscally sound environment of service excellence.
QUALITY: Provides accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective care by utilizing evidenced -based practice and continuous performance improvement.
GROWTH/COMMUNITY: Fosters an environment that supports growth and community through activities, partnerships and shared goals.
FINANCE: Supports an environment of financial stability to achieve the UHS mission and strategy.
What do our current nursing leaders value at Rivendell BH and UHS?
That despite our large company design, each facility is run independently, and so our nurse executives have the autonomy to manage their teams with clinical and educational support from corporate. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurse leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. That we have an active Nursing Council based on shared governance and evidence-based practice. That we offer internal leadership and clinical education, including a generous annual tuition assistance and continuing education allowance designed to keep you at the top of your practice. That we offer and support real career advancement opportunity, including our COO-in-Training program and a variety of regional and national corporate roles designed to support the field and share advanced experience. And, that UHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that reflects the work/life needs of our senior leaders.
Benefits for DON include:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice Program (Could earn 20 CEUs)
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
If you would like to learn more before applying, please contact Scott Errickson, Program Manager-Nurse Recruitment at (484) 584-2725, or via email at Scott.Errickson@UHSinc.com
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Licensure: Current license or permit to practice professional nursing in the state of employment.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a CCNE accredited nursing program; Master of Science in Nursing is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated working knowledge of behavioral health nursing clinical practices and management.
Extensive knowledge of principles and practices relevant to nursing and patient care activities.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory practices. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
Five or more years of progressive nursing management experience in behavioral health setting
Ability to plan, direct, and monitor others' activities with demonstrated leadership abilities that contribute to a positive work environment
Proficiency with common computer based applications such as electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC, network or mainframe based.
Occasional US travel to conferences and UHS management meetings.
Nursing Educator (Adn) In Psychiatric/ Mental Health - Northern Essex Community College
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION: NURSING EDUCATOR (ADN) IN PSYCHIATRIC/ MENTAL HEALTH: Division of Health Professions, Associate Degree in Nursing Option; MCCC/MTA Unit Position
Anticipated start date: Spring Semester 2019, subject to funding availability
The nursing faculty is a creative, knowledgeable, and flexible individual who provides classroom and clinical instruction in psychiatric/mental health nursing for assigned courses in the associate degree nursing option.
The faculty works with the program administrator and other faculty in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program, and participates in college service as well as student advisement.
The faculty is committed to inclusive excellence, diversity, and continuous professional improvement.
Master's degree in Nursing required.
Hold a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse license in good standing.
Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience in psychiatric/ mental health nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five (5) years.
At least five (5) years full time experience in clinical nursing required.
Able to teach within, and contribute positively to a diverse, multi-ethnic,
multi-cultural, student population, and higher education environment (e.g. community college).
Demonstrated currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development or scholarly activity.
Experience in collaborative work environments.
Master's Degree in Nursing Education.
Knowledge of curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; including evidence of competence in employing instructional methods and techniques appropriate to different learning styles.
Knowledge of test item analysis.
Experience in planning, implementation, and evaluation of student experiences.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in Associate Degree Nursing and/or Practical Nursing.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in psychiatric/mental health nursing.
Post-secondary clinical or classroom teaching experience in nursing. Experience with integrating the use of learning management systems technology into the curriculum is preferred (e.g. Blackboard).
Understanding of, and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
SALARY: Anticipated starting salary range is $44,874.00 - $67,738.00 per academic year; complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary will be determined in accordance with classification determination of MCCC/MTA salary schedule commensurate with education and experience.
DEADLINE: March 26, 2019 POST#: 170594
To be considered for this position we must receive the following:
Three (3) Professional References
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Human Resources Director Justine Caron, B-219, 978-556-3956/ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: https://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
Adjunct Faculty, Community Health Nursing
Adjunct Faculty, Community Health Nursing
FAC - Part-Time Faculty, Credit Classes
$51.25 - Base Rate
School of Nursing
Posted on an ongoing basis
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation
First Review Date
April 4, 2016
This Adjunct faculty member provides lecture and clinical teaching in a multi-option, NLNAC National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission accredited Associate degree Nursing program.
Duties & Responsibilities
Supervises students in clinical settings
Teaches nursing skills and health assessment
Assigns grades for classes taught
Complies with all class schedules and deadlines for course documentation
Acts as a professional representative with the affiliating agency on behalf of the College
Teaches the assigned course consistent with course syllabus and school curriculum
May be assigned to provide academic advisement
May be assigned to participate in departmental and College affairs
May be assigned to develop curricula
May be assigned to recruit students
May be assigned to serve on committees
Performs other duties as assigned
Master's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and Florida RN license or eligibility
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution and minimum of two (2) years of related clinical experience could be considered with expected completion of Master's degree
Theoretical and clinical expertise in medical-surgical nursing and/or additional ability to teach psychiatric or obstetrical or community health or pediatric nursing required
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with students
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends
Must be able to travel between campuses and clinical agencies
Director Of The Office Of Adult Community Behavioral Health
The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) is a progressive agency responsible for overseeing the Commonwealth's behavioral health, developmental disability and substance abuse disorder delivery system. The system is rapidly evolving to meet the changing needs of the state and it is an exciting and challenging time to be at DBHDS because we are leading the effort.
The agency headquarters are located on capitol square in Richmond, Virginia and offers a vibrant downtown that is within a short driving distance from the Williamsburg and Washington metro areas, the mountains of the Shenandoah, and numerous beaches on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. The area enjoys a mild climate and provides a variety of cultural, historic, sports, and recreational venues. We are in search of a Director of the Office of Adult Community Behavioral Health to direct and provide statewide leadership in the development of integrated system for adults and their families. Responsibilities include strategic and operational planning; engagement in agency level systems transformation initiatives; program and policy development; project development; implementation and quality management; staff hiring development and supervision; development of budget initiatives; collaboration with other DBHDS offices, other state agencies and legislative offices, community and facility providers, consumers, families and other stakeholders.
The ideal candidate should have a desire to engage in behavioral health systems transformation and have comprehensive knowledge of effective public mental health systems including the principles, structures and practices as applied to adults with behavioral health issues and their families; ability to develop and implement interagency collaboration, and innovative community systems strategies for promoting, funding, implementing, and improving community based behavioral health services for adults and families; should also have the ability to engage in strategic, critical and innovative thinking and problem solving; should also have the ability plan, manage and coordinate multiple diverse projects; to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with diverse stakeholder groups, agencies, consumers, legislators and local providers. Knowledge of department, interagency operations and services and plus.
An advance degree in human services is preferred along. A license in a clinical profession is desirable.
DHBDS offers a highly competitive salary and an excellent benefit package that includes health and dental insurance, participation in the Virginia Retirement Program, and generous leave allowances.
Director Of Nursing (Rn) - Los Alamos Retirement Community
Los Alamos Retirement Community is proud to announce an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and qualified Registered Nurse to serve as Director of Nursing of Sombrillo Nursing & Rehabilitation, a newly renovated skilled nursing facility that is an integral part of our senior living campus. Surrounded by the beautiful Jemez Mountains, this campus has been providing exceptional skilled rehabilitation, assisted living, and long-term care services to the heart of Northern New Mexico for over 30 years.
The primary purpose of the DON is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Nursing Service Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility.
- Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of New Mexico
- Proven prior experience in a leadership or management role, preferably in a sub-acute setting
- Track record of integrity and performance and an in-depth knowledge of the LTC industry (customer & employee satisfaction; regulatory & clinical compliance)
- Ability to embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization
- Excellent communication skills
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Proficient in MS Outlook, Office, and Power Point
- Must exhibit sound judgment, patience, and compassion
- Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with residents, family members, staff members and stakeholders
- Approach skilled nursing and long-term care services with a resident-centered model
- Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the nursing service department, as well as its programs and activities, in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern skilled nursing and long-term care facilities
- Responsible for staffing development goals as facility census reaches capacity
- Maintain written policies and procedures that govern the day-to-day functions of the nursing service department
- Develop and implement a nursing service organization structure.
- Make written and oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator, as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the nursing service department.
- Develop methods for coordination of nursing services with other resident services to enhance the continuity of the residents’ total regimen of care.
- Actively participate in an ongoing Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program for the nursing service department.
- Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies
- Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of an ongoing risk management program for the nursing service department
- Monitoring of resident care and services to achieve quality outcomes and high customer satisfaction
- Monitor and evaluate programs to promote the recruitment, retention, career development and continuing education of staff
Benefits & Allowances:
- Positive, supportive work environment
- Competitive compensation
- Continuing Education opportunities
- Excellent health benefits
Join a team that is redefining the next generation of assisted living, skilled nursing and long term care services!
Director Of Public Health Nursing
Examples of Duties Benefits Supplemental Questions
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Performs a broad range of management and administrative duties related to assigned programs.
Provides direction and oversight for public health programs and activities, including California Children Services, Public Health Nursing Services, and Public Health Clinic Services.
Develops, evaluates and monitors program objectives and goals, and coordinates efforts to implement changes to policies and practices.
Coordinates and resolves differences between assigned programs.
Negotiates with the State over grant proposals and program budgets.
Reviews, corrects and signs of program invoices for submission to the State.
Meets with State staff associated with programs managed and conducts program audits.
Reviews and responds to State program audits and compliance reports.
Represents the County at local, regional and State meetings and conferences.
Plans, schedules, assigns, evaluates, and directs the work of professional nursing staff and other public health staff engaged in carrying out program activities.
Advises staff on the interpretation and application of program and agency policies and public health laws and regulations.
Investigates and analyzes data for development and operation of special programs.
Coordinates services County wide with schools and private and public agencies.
Represents the Health Department on community boards and organizations.
Addresses local groups on public health matters.
Three (3) years of experience in a position with the responsibility for organizing and directing the work of others. (A Master's degree in Nursing, or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience).
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in nursing or a closely related field.
Possession of a valid California Registered Nurse license.
Possession of a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California, Board of Registered Nurses within one year of hire.
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.
THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKS PURSUANT TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECTION 2, B MERCED COUNTY
Assistant Director Of Nursing (Adon-Rn) - University Heights Health And Living
CarDon & Associates is now seeking an Assitant Director of Nursing. (RN) The Assistant Director of Nursing assumes delegated responsibility and accountability for the provision of resident care according to professional standards of nursing practices in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. We are an Indiana-based and family-owned provider of senior living options and lifestyle support services, ranging from independent living and assisted living to skilled nursing and memory care.
When we adopted the professional approach to service and team approach to caregiving, we know that family is always first. Come work for the best and join the Heart of the CarDon family of care!
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, CREDENTIALS: Has a current RN or LPN nursing license and has graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
Has strong organizational and time management skills. One year of professional nursing experience in a long-term care setting is required. Experience in a nursing administration position or comparable management position is preferred.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Nursing
Senior Director - Community Health & Vulnerable Population (54589)
In order for your application to be considered, please submit a cover letter answering the following question.
Describe a situation or circumstance where you had to combine and consider multiple professional and personal viewpoints, in order to address a specific issue.
The senior director leads the system in developing and implementing an innovative and impactful community health and vulnerable population strategy, using both community health assessment and social determinant data to guide priorities.
As the Senior Director, you will establish an integrated function which guides efforts across the system and in local communities, working as one with community organizations and WellSpan leaders to impact short-term and long-term improvement at both the community and population level, especially among those who are most vulnerable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Leads the system in developing, implementing and evaluating system-wide community health and vulnerable population strategies.
2.Conducts a community health needs assessment process and ensures ongoing assessment of need and impact using WellSpan and community data and research.
3.Leads a team in developing strong working relationships with social service and community partners including establishing new ways of partnering for greater impact.
4.Supports care delivery teams in developing public health strategies to improve quality, including decreasing unnecessary medical utilization.
5.Works collaboratively with WellSpan Philhaven to ensure behavioral health resources and planning work in concert with other efforts for community health and in support of vulnerable populations.
6.Works collaboratively with case management and others to develop support systems which address social determinants as a standard element of care. This could include patient identification and screening, navigation, resource connections, data and evaluation, and community partnerships. In conjunction with this work, collaborate with teams managing at-risk payer populations (ex. MSSP, WellSpan) and Care Contracting to ensure planning and care is maximizing principles of community health and social determinants and that current and future payer contracts inform prioritization decisions in planning efforts.
7.Provides oversight in impact investments in community health by administering the Community Partnership grants program and coordinating with Summit Health Endowment.
8.Position WellSpan as a leader in community health regionally and nationally.
9.Develop measurement mechanism of short term and longer-term outcomes that are routinely shared across WellSpan for decision making and process improvement.
10. Ensures requirements regarding Community Health Needs Assessment, Community Health Plan and Reporting are met including developing and managing effective systems to measure, track and report System community benefit, in compliance with industry practices.
11. Manages the activities of the System's Community Health and Wellness and vulnerable population staff, providing administrative leadership to the System's sponsored health coalitions.
10 Years of experience as a strategic leader within community health and vulnerable population (Manager or Director level roles)
Experience with change management initiatives and impact/outcome models
Min Field Of Expertise
Public health, health administration or education
Experienced and has overseen staff, managers and directors in previous roles.
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