The Manager, Community Benefit Reporting is responsible for ensuring implementation of community benefit reporting policies, systems and standards across a national, 140-hospital not-for-profit health system. The position is focused on creating and delivering training and education, consultation/technical assistance and tools to help hospitals and the health system achieve process improvements for efficiency, accuracy, compliance and strategic value.
Working with the Leader of Community Health and Benefit and the Analyst, Community Benefit Reporting, the Manager is a subject matter expert who supports hospital staff in community health, finance and accounting, and other departments in identifying and reporting community benefit programs and expenses. The position works closely with health system staff to design and refine reporting procedures and tools, and it addresses questions about reportable community benefit activities.
The Manager participates in community benefit compliance assurance and demonstration of value aligned with mission, including for community benefit reports to federal and state government agencies, community health needs assessments and implementation strategies, and related communications internally and to community stakeholders.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities:
Maintains current and detailed knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g., IRS Form 990 Schedule H, IRC Sec. 501(r)), national guidelines (e.g., Catholic Health Association and others), organizational policies and CommonSpirit Health’s practices and resources for community benefit reporting.
Leads the design and creation of instructional materials and tools to equip staff and executives with the knowledge to implement accurate and compliant reporting at the local level.
Delivers training, consultation and technical assistance to enable and ensure the implementation of community benefit reporting regulations, guidelines, policies and practices.
Works closely with finance and accounting staff to manage community benefit expense reporting.
Reviews community benefit reporting practices to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements, including for community health needs assessments, implementation strategies and community benefit reports.
With the Leader of Community Health and Benefit, addresses questions about reportable community benefit, and builds and maintains a community benefit knowledge management system accessible to health system and hospital staff.
Participates in the design and development of community health and community benefit reports that make strategic use of community benefit data.
This position can be located in San Francisco, Glendale (CA), Sacramento (CA) or Englewood (CO).
B.A. degree in health or social sciences, finance or accounting, business administration, public policy or a related field
Four years working in a not-for-profit hospital or health care system, with some responsibility for community benefit, community health, and/or finance and accounting functions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong, detailed knowledge of hospital community benefit definitions and regulatory requirements
Experience collecting, analyzing or interpreting hospital community benefit expense and program narrative information
Experience with or knowledge of community health or public health principles and programs
Demonstrated experience creating and delivering clear and practical informational presentations and tools
Working knowledge of finance and accounting principles
Intermediate skill using Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
Strong spoken and written communication skills with people in multiple roles within complex organizations
Skilled communicator for delivering information and coaching effectively, in-person and remotely
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in health, business or public administration; public health; public policy; or related field
Experience working in the system office of a multi-hospital heath care system
Process improvement and/or business operations experience implementing policies and procedures in varied organizational settings
Experience in instructional design, adult learning and/or knowledge management in a business setting
Internal Number: 001
About CommonSpirit Health
CommonSpirit Health™ is committed to building healthier 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. The result of years of planning, CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry in early 2019.
Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of hospitals and other care centers covering 21 states, and accessible to nearly one in four U.S. residents; and through more than $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services.