Job Description Summary
To promote positive community awareness of and support for the Community Benefits Program by identifying and supporting educational and wellness events throughout the region that reduce the barriers to health care. This position understands the priorities set through the Community Health Needs Assessment and works collaboratively with the community to meet the objectives of the Community Health Implementation plan.
Essential functions are those tasks, duties and responsibilities that comprise the means of accomplishing the job’s purpose and objectives. Essential functions are critical or fundamental to the performance of the job. They are the major functions that the person in the job is held accountable for. Following are the essential functions of the job.
* Use this to denote if a function does not provide opportunity to perform beyond “Meets Expectations”
1. Serves as a core member of the Hospital’s community benefits team, raising awareness of Hospital programs and services and, in particular, promoting the stated mission and objectives of the Community Benefits Program.
a. Identifies individuals and/or organizations that have a need for health education and information. Responds to inquiries for Hospital participation in community health events and discusses benefits and staffing capacity with Community Benefits Officer and other outreach colleagues.
b. Collaborates South Health colleagues, all levels of hospital staff to book, organize, and promote events including MDs, RNs, other clinicians, hospital management, and clerical staff.
c. Promotes community programs by word-of-mouth, fliers, email, and fully utilizes organizer’s ability to promote community benefit events.
d. Travels to community events. Sets up and breaks down displays. Represent the Hospital, and its programs, to participants in these events and provide information on how to access services or clinicians.
e. Maintains community calendar of events.
3. Coordinates with other Hospital outreach staff in areas such as Home Care, Cancer Care, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Rehabilitation to ensure seamless management and coordination of events.4. Participates in data management especially in collection of information for Community Benefit reporting, Grant management and Community Health Needs Assessment
5. Participates in Community Based meetings such as the Community Health Network Alliance (CHNA’s) in South Shore Health’s service area.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Cont.)
I. Technology and Learning
a. Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization.
b. Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role. Skill in Microsoft Office, virtual meeting technology
Minimum Education – Preferred
Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field preferred