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Health Care Equity and Inclusion Consultant

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Job ID: 36738
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


The Department of Equity & Inclusion is committed to creating an inclusive, equitable culture for the health and well-being of our patients, teammates, and communities. When we achieve equity, all people across the state of North Carolina and others we serve, will benefit from a more just, equitable, health care system. 

The System Equity & Inclusion Consultant serves as liaison and consultant on organizational equity and inclusion effectiveness. The consultant uses subject matter expertise to recommend and coordinate interventions to address identified issues for system hospital and ambulatory entities and departments. This role will support and develop programs/initiatives that span multiple system entities and departments and will ensure successful execution through project/program planning, monitoring, progress reporting, and completion of projects in line with project plan. 

Working closely with department leadership, system-wide colleagues, and community contacts/third parties, the consultant will identify partnership, educational, and process improvement opportunities. 

The Equity and Inclusion (EI) Consultant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Health Equity: Supports and executes system-wide strategies to further Department of Equity and Inclusion (EI) strategic priorities and goals to eliminate inequities in the access and delivery of health care to patient communities. Collaborates with UNC Health leaders and colleagues to identify patient care needs in access and delivery of health care. 
  • Inclusive Workforce: Supports and executes system-wide strategies to further Department of Equity and Inclusion (EI) strategic priorities and goals in creating and maintaining an inclusive and welcoming environment for teammates. Provides consulting and collaborates with cross-functional teams and UNC Health leaders to assess management and workforce needs. Acts as primary point of contact to coordinate the planning, execution, and administrative tasks of Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s) by providing input on programming events and initiatives, answering questions, and triaging ERG questions. 
  • Instructional Delivery: Supports and executes system-wide strategies to further Department of Equity and Inclusion (EI) strategic priorities and goals in providing meaningful, engaging, and measurable instructional programs. Facilitates and delivers the best instructional methodologies to advance EI priorities and evaluates the effectiveness and quality of learning session’s delivery and content. Collaborates with the system training and development department on development of content and instructional methodologies. 
  • Community Engagement: Supports and executes system-wide strategies to further Department of Equity and Inclusion (EI) strategic priorities and goals to improve the health of the communities we serve. Collaborate with leaders and stakeholders across the system to identify opportunities to engage community partners and to develop and expand partnerships that support EI initiatives. 
  • Accessibility: Supports and executes system-wide strategies to further the statewide language access program and ADA accommodations program to reduce disparities in access to quality care. 

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
Professional Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum three (3) years’ of Equity and Inclusion experience (e.g. health disparities, health equity, and workforce diversity) concepts and programs, which should include:
  • Minimum one (1) year experience initiating and developing projects/programs/initiatives in a complex organization
  • Minimum one (1) year of training and facilitation experience
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working in healthcare industry
Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience in one or more of the following: health equity, inclusive workforce, instructional delivery, and/or community engagement 
  • Working with historically underrepresented groups 
  • Facilitating challenging conversations amongst groups

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

• Proven analytical and critical thinking skills
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team
• Manages conflict and solves problems effectively
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
• Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and electronic learning tools (webinar, telepresence, electronic poling, etc.)
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong project management skills to handle complex projects simultaneously.
• Ability to travel within the State of North Carolina required

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Divers Equity and Inclusion 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care; except that, if you are currently a UNCHCS State employee already working in a designated shared services department, you may remain a UNCHCS State employee if selected for this job.

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