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Health Equity Program Manager

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Work for One of the World's Best Hospitals!For Four Consecutive Years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World's Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!We are searching for a Health Equity Program Manager responsible for system-wide strategy development and implementation to advance health equity and reduce disparities for Southcoast's patient populations. Working across departments and in coordination with community partners, leverages data to identify areas of disparity, develops interventions, and supports implementation and monitoring. Leads efforts to improve data collection to advance equity and supports related employee and community education. In collaboration with the Community Health Department, develops or builds upon existing relationships to ensure a community-driven approach to equity and informs the organization's Community Benefits strategy using an equity lens. Oversees equity-related grants and seeks out additional funding sources. Ensures that metrics for population health are reported in a manner to drive health equity. Regularly reports-out to governing bodies, committees, and leadership on the status of equity initiatives. Other duties include creation and support of operational workflows and maintaining up-to-date awareness and understanding of relevant regulatory, policy, or payer changes directly or indirectly related to health equity. May provide functional or technical supervision over employees in same or closely related classification. May assume charge responsibility at infrequent intervals.

  • Hours: 40hrs
  • Shift: Day shift; 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Location: Southcoast Business Center - Fairhaven, MA
  • Travel: Driving on average 3 or more times per week required
    Education and/or Experience Requirements:

    • A Master's Degree in Health Care, Business Administration or other related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of assigned specialty inpatient, outpatient, clinical and administrative services, management information systems, financial principles including the ability to prepare and interpret budgets and financial reports, development of business plans for services and capital equipment, and regulatory and reimbursement issues required.
    • A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years management and supervisory experience including payer, care center and/or practice operations and administrative experience is required.
      Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus and provide required vaccination documentation unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts. Together We Are More.

      • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
      • We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.
        We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

        • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
        • Tuition Assistance**
        • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance*
        • Life & AD&D insurance*
        • Flexible Spending Accounts*
        • 403B Retirement Plan with match
        • HealthQuest Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discount Program
        • Career Development Opportunities
        • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council
          *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours. Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than Medicine!Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , Health Equity Program Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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