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In your exciting, pivotal role as Community Health Coordinator, you will 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. Additionally, you will coordinate activities to assist with planning the needs assessment, coordinate data collection, access and update secondary data, coordinate meetings to obtain internal and external feedback, write assigned sections of reports and monitor the implementation strategy. You also will work with community partners in counties served and supports grant-related efforts. Internally, you will support advisory committees and working groups and help align efforts. Your r esponsibilities will include but not be 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. Take notes, prepare meeting materials and provide timely minutes and follow-up.
Manage Internal Review Board requirements, including amendments and continuing reviews.
Coordinate reporting 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.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years 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:
Five 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.
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.
The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance develops and supports collaborative initiatives. It has provided opportunities for collaboration between Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as well as collaboration with projects in the community. The elimination of health disparities is a major focus of Alliance projects. Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins assumed the role of Executive Director on June 1, 2012 and leads the Alliance in expanding its community-engaged research initiatives while continuing to cultivate its existing programs. For more information, please visit https://www.vumc.org/meharry-vanderbilt/.
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 ), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
* Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
* 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
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
* 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
Internal Number: 2002431
About Vanderbilt Health
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.