Scope of Position The Director is responsible for the professional leadership and management of the Accountable Care Community (ACC). The Senior Director will spearhead the development of the ACC’s role as the lead collaborative in the Appalachian Highlands addressing community health improvement and Collective Impact. The Senior Director is responsible for establishing and executing goals and objectives for the ACC. The Senior Director provides leadership for strategy, organizational development, and implementation of the ACC; and represents the ACC to other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, supporters, and the general public. The Senior Director will report to the VP of Health Programs, as well as the Leadership Council of the ACC.
Program Planning and Operations Management • Acts as the spokesperson for the ACC • Responsible for short and long term strategic plans • Provides leadership to the ACC committees and membership through effective goal setting, delegation, and communication • Develops and implements operational plans, policies, and goals that further strategic objectives of the ACC • Creates plans for the anticipated growth of the organization
Communications, Marketing and Grant Making • Raises the visibility of the ACC through the development of a sustainable marketing campaign focused on key constituencies as well as general public • Implements strategies to expand public awareness of the ACC’s work and program value • Oversees educational and outreach initiatives with schools, children, parents and general public • Maintains full awareness of the financial, statistical, and accounting records of the ACC • Works with ACC organizations to obtain contributions, contracts, grants and in-kind donations to support the ACC’s projects and services
Public Policy • Positions the ACC as an effective, vital resource for community health improvement • Represents the ACC at all appropriate public functions and makes effective public presentations • Establishes and maintains contacts with key individuals in both the public and private sectors • Ensures the representation of the ACC’s concerns to county and state policy makers, task forces and advisory committees, planners and funding bodies • Assures professional relationships with individuals and organizations which share a stake in ACC priorities
Reporting Relationship See Table of Organization
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Masters Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, public health, or similar field required. Seven years working in community organizational leadership and/or non-profit organizational management may supplement advanced degree. A minimum of five years working in community health improvement and organizational leadership required. Excellent interpersonal, marketing, communication, administration and management skills are essential. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and grant writing are required. Excellent understanding of community health issues, health policy, and social determinants of health are required.
Internal Number: 3WP8
About Ballad Health
Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwest North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. Our system was created to improve the health of the people we serve.
Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals, including three tertiary medical centers, a dedicated children’s hospital, community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.
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