Plays a lead role in conducting the System’s Community Health Needs Assessment (“CHNA”) and developing the System’s implementation plan. Leads and supports team members with developing new and/or refining existing health improvement initiatives. Develops process for evaluating health improvement initiatives. Provides training and works closely with System community benefit reporters to ensure timely and accurate reporting of community benefit activities. Provides administrative support for the Community Benefit Steering Committee.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads the process for conducting the Northside System CHNA. Gathers and analyzes various public health data, internal patient data, and market research data, conducts stakeholder interviews, and writes the report.
Supports developing the implementation plan based on the prioritized community health needs identified in the most recent CHNA.
Assists with developing new and/or refining existing health improvement initiatives to best meet the prioritized health needs of the community, ensuring programs utilize evidence-based practices and reach targeted populations including disparate populations. Establish each program’s foundation by defining its core components such as the program’s theory, goals, and objectives.
Develops process for evaluating health improvement initiatives.
Reviews all community benefit activity entered into the System’s electronic community benefit reporting software ensuring timely and accurate data entry and reporting.
Responsible for System-wide reporting of community benefits in accordance with IRS guidelines. Works with marketing, accounting and strategic planning to prepare the System’s community benefits report and supports Schedule H Form 990 reporting.
Provides training for community benefit reporters.
Assists management with Community Benefit Steering Committee activities.
CORE COMPETENCIES– Developed by the Catholic Health Association
Experience carrying out community benefit and/or public health and community health initiatives, particularly assessment and program planning, implementation and evaluation.
Understanding of public health, such as knowledge of health status of populations, health disparities, determinants of health and illness, prevention and health promotion strategies.
Ability to work collaboratively with community members and other organizations.
Ability to work collaboratively with the other departments or groups in the organization that are essential to carrying out the organization’s community benefit work including accounting, strategic planning, charity outreach, service line leadership, and marketing.
Ability to use technology to increase effectiveness of community benefit efforts, including use of web-based public health resources in assessment and planning, software for tracking and reporting community benefit.
Knowledge and experience in working with minority and vulnerable populations.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health or related field.
3-5 years community benefit experience in a hospital system setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic Health Association’s Guidelines for Planning and Reporting Community Benefit.
Proficiency in the Community Benefit Inventory for Social Accountability (“CBISA”) tool.
Good written and oral communication skills.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION PREFERRED
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health or related field.
5+ years community benefit experience in a hospital system setting.
Internal Number: 89589
About Northside Hospital
Northside is so much more than just a hospital.
It’s an extensive network of state-of-the-art facilities staffed with skilled, caring professionals who are dedicated to the health and wellness of the communities they serve.
Specifically, the Northside Hospital system includes:
-Three not-for-profit hospitals, located in Atlanta, Forsyth and Cherokee, with over 1,000 licensed beds
Northside Hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and medical office buildings throughout North Metro Atlanta
-Nearly 2,900 physicians* on staff and more than 15,000 employees
-Northside has 3 million patient encounters annually
-All Northside hospitals are full-service, acute-care facilities that offer particular expertise in Maternity Services, Women’s Health, Cancer Care, Surgery and Radiology