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Job Summary :
This position be working in close collaboration with the VUMC Community Health Assessment (CHNA) team to help ensure that VUMC is compliant with the 990 IRS requirements for non-profit hospitals related to development of community health needs assessments and implementation plans. This position coordinates activities to assist with planning the needs assessment, coordinating primary data collection, accessing and updating secondary data, coordinating meetings to obtain internal and external feedback, writing assigned sections of reports and monitoring of the implementation strategy. The position works with community partners in counties served on community health improvement projects and supports grant-related efforts. Internally the position supports advisory committees and working groups and helps align efforts.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
· Collect and manage primary and secondary data. Create and update charts, graphs and tables for reports and presentations. Pull data as requested from secondary data sources. Utilize REDCap, Excel and other databases/data systems. Present data in user-friendly format.
· Coordinate internal and external meetings with community partners. Plan agendas, take notes, prepare meeting materials and provide timely minutes and follow-up.
· Manage community health improvement projects such as the community behavioral health team meetings.
· Represent the Community Health Improvement Team on community coalitions and collaboratives.
· Manage Internal Review Board requirements, including amendments and continuing reviews.
· Coordinate reporting with VUMC Finance and help write CHNA, interim reports and implementation strategies. Manage database of implementation strategy programs. Coordinate database updates and data collection efforts.
· Support on-going monitoring and evaluation of VUMC's Implementation Strategy including data collection and ensuring alignment with priorities selected.
· Update and maintain VUMC's CHNA/IS website and assist with efforts to market the website to internal and external stakeholders.
· Understand community benefit requirements for non-profit hospitals. Collaborate with finance on community benefit reporting.
· Help maintain relationships with local public health departments, collaborating health systems, community organizations and other agencies. Travel to counties to engage partners. Support and implement other strategies for support of community partners.
· Maintain on-going communication and seek assistance as needed.
· Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications :
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two year experience in related activities. Candidates with master's degree in public health, business, liberal arts discipline, or related field are preferred.
Preferred skills and experiences:
· Two years of work experience in a health care setting, research setting or a non-profit agency.
· Experience working on community health improvement/public health initiatives.
· Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
· Knowledge of software for managing data such as Excel
· Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-paced work
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Additional Information :
This is a full-time position, non-exempt position.
Some local and in-state travel is required for the position.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.