Mercy Health

  • Manager - Community Health

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    Position Type
    Full Time
    Neighborhood Ministries
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careersthat match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Supports the development of the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Improvement Plan. Manages projects and facilitates teams focused on needs identified in the CHNA (Access to Care, Mental Health/Substance Abuse, Health Equity).

    Serves as a community builder, identifying community engagement opportunities for Mercy leaders and coworkers in the East, including co-worker community service opportunities. Serves as a Mercy representative on key community coalitions/groups. Tracks community engagement work.

    Serves as a connector, advocate, and resource for community-based agencies and Mercy departments/facilities, including emergency assistance needs.

    Oversees key department initiatives:
    Either Community Benefit Data/Analysis/Planning or Community Engagement Strategy


    This position works out of the Mercy Hospital Jefferson and Jefferson County Community.



    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

    • Education: Masters Degree in Public Health/Administration or similar degree and experience is required.
    • Experience: 3-5 years experience working with community health/benefit initiatives with a focus on underserved populations. Community building, community engagement and project management experience required. Ability to analyze data, create a community health improvement plan, define outcomes measures and manage/facilitate a project team required.
    • Knowledge of/relationships with Jefferson County community health resources preferred.

    • Other: Strong relationship building and collaboration skills. Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Ability to work independently and also function effectively as a team member. Must be proficient using Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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