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Community Health Program Manager

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Renton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

This unique and dynamic role is focused on advancing equity and racial justice in the communities that Kaiser Permanente services in Washington. The Community Health Program Manager will support efforts to address systemic racism and improve the overall conditions of health in communities that have a history of marginalization and disinvestment. This community-facing role will include relationship building with community organizations, grant making, and program implementation. The Manager will also work closely with internal Kaiser Permanente departments such Equity, Inclusion and Diversity and Communications to foster connection and engagement between KP employees and the communities they serve.
Responsible for managing programs including planning, implementation and business operations for initiatives to address identified health and social needs in communities. The focus of these initiatives will include, but is not limited to, health care and coverage, economic opportunity, school health, social health and wellness. Leads or supports meetings, internal and community events, research, community engagement, communications, evaluation and reporting. Leads or supports cross-functional engagement between KP departments and cross-sector collaboration in communities. Guides and supports grant-making and other contributions.
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Program Management: Manages programs including planning, design and operations of national and regional initiatives that address community wellbeing based on business priorities, community health needs assessment and community engagement. Uses data to identify areas of greatest need and areas of opportunity for access to care and coverage, community health programs, workforce or school health initiatives, and grant making. Reviews grant proposals for grants committee and national board of directors. May participate in site visits and provide technical assistance to grantees. Supports community organizations in responding to grant and sponsorship opportunities. Recruits and/or maintains relationships with community-based organizations participating in KP national community health initiatives.
  • Stakeholder Coordination: Manages strategic partnerships with community, government and other stakeholders to address determinants of health related to health care access, mental health and wellness, economic opportunity, access to healthy foods and physical activity, and other areas. Partners with stakeholders on program development and implementation, events, community engagement and other initiatives.
  • Strategic Implementation: Manages planning and implementation of national and regional community health programs, projects, and initiatives. Supports regional and national teams and Communities of Practice to develop and deploy innovative approaches to population health improvement.
  • Communications: Supports current communications representative in the development of communications to update programs, related stories, factsheets, press releases, news articles and other. Participates in collaboratives, working groups, advisory boards, committees, panels, and planning groups.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • Minimum five (5) years of combined relevant experience in the areas of community based public health initiatives, policy, systems, environmental change strategies, and healthcare.Education
      • Bachelor's degree in marketing, project management or health-related OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
      • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration
        • N/A
          Additional Requirements:
          • A commitment to advancing racial justice and economic and societal equity to improve population health outcomes
            • Proven success at building and maintaining relationships with community-based organizations, community coalitions/collaboratives, and networks.
              • Solid written and oral communication skills that demonstrate cultural competence and ability to work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
                • Knowledge of policy approaches to public health improvement.
                  • Existing and emerging knowledge of best practices in organizing and implementing community health policies/programs. Proven project management skills, and ability to maintain high productivity amid competing priorities.
                    • Proven ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure.
                      • Ability to prioritize and manage own work; exercise independent judgment, initiative and motivation. Proven ability to think strategically, act tactically and follow through to produce deliverables.
                        • Professional history of stability and progressive success.
                        • Demonstrated skills in problem solving in a complex environment, and ability to work effectively and drive consensus among diverse stakeholders.

                          Preferred Qualifications:
                          • Experience in leading initiatives with diverse stakeholders.
                          • Experience in grant proposal review and/or writing.
                            PrimaryLocation : Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Baker
                            HoursPerWeek : 40
                            Shift : Day
                            Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
                            WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
                            WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
                            Job Schedule : Full-time
                            Job Type : Standard
                            Employee Status : Regular
                            Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-WA-04-NUE-Non Union Employee
                            Job Level : Individual Contributor
                            Job Category : External Affairs / Relations,Communications & Public Affairs
                            Department : Renton Admin Baker - CB Admin & Operation - 1130
                            Travel : No
                            Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Renton , Community Health Program Manager, Healthcare , Renton, Washington

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