Regional Director - Community Health

SSM Health - System Office - Madison, WI3.8

Role Purpose:
The Regional Director – Community Health is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of community health efforts throughout the communities served by SSM Health ministries in the Wisconsin region, including Madison, Janesville, Baraboo, Fond du Lac, Monroe, Ripon, and Waupun.

Community Health Needs Assessment:
Provides oversight and direction for the CHNAs for all hospitals in the region and contributes to the CHNA process as needed
Collects and analyzes internal and external data in service of CHNA processes
Facilitates collaboration between community stakeholders in CHNA process
Ensures community engagement including diverse groups within the community in CHNA process

Community Health Improvement Planning and Action:
Identifies and implements policies, programs, and services that align with identified community health needs
Makes evidence-based decisions for policies, programs, and services
Effectively evaluates the impact of policies, programs, and services (e.g. outputs, outcomes, processes, procedures, return on investment)

Community Engagement and Cultural Awareness:
Creates and maintains partnerships and opportunities for individuals and organizations to collaborate to improve health in communities served by the ministry
Ensures diverse perspectives of internal and external stakeholders are honored
Identifies public policy advocacy opportunities in alignment with community health needs and organizational advocacy leadership

Strategic Thinking:
Ensures local ministries are participating in a local community health strategy
Develops the regional strategic direction of community health in collaboration with Wisconsin leadership and other local community health staff
Contributes to and implements system-level community health strategy
Helps to integrate public health competence within the broader activities and efforts of SSM Health
Planning and Management
Ensures community benefit reporting is accomplished in a thorough, timely, and accurate manner
Leads and manages a community health team across region
Manages department budget
Utilizes evaluations of the impact of policies, programs, and services to support informed decisions about programming
Identifies and generates support for budgeted dollars that are sufficient to support programming

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree
At least 5 years of experience in community health

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree
Hospital or health system experience
Familiarity with Catholic health care
SSM Health - System Office –
SSM Health is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country and is dedicated to quality and compassionate care for anyone in need, regardless of ability to pay. Based in St. Louis, where its System Office is located, SSM Health operates 20 hospitals in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma. We provide care in various settings: outpatient sites, physician offices, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance plan, hospitals, nursing homes, home care, hospice, telehealth and a technology company.

Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Benefits Statement:
Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.