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Director Health Equity - UNCHCS Office of Health Equity

Job ID: 33811
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

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.

Summary:
This position is responsible in leading the development, implementation and ongoing management of programs to ensure equity across UNC Health. Responsible for overseeing multiple, simultaneous initiatives, and ensure consistency and alignment with OHE overall strategy and goals. Responsible for team culture and team member development.

Responsibilities:
Health Equity Operations – Liaising with Health Equity leadership to advance Health Equity goals and strategies. Plans and monitors the day to day operations of the health equity staff and objectives. Regularly evaluates the efficiency of the work objectives of the health equity initiatives and goals. Revises and/or formulates policies and promotes their implementation.

Leading People - Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately. Works to improve and reinforce performance of others. Delegates assignments, clarifies expectations and holds others accountable for achieving results related to their area of responsibility. Encourages workforce engagement by building a commitment to excellence. Works collaboratively toward solutions that accomplish organizational objectives.

Leading Change - Initiates and manages the change process, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace. Communicates a compelling vision and need for change that generates excitement, enthusiasm, and commitment to the process. Clearly communicates the direction, required performance, and challenges of change to all involved parties. Identifies and enlists the support of key individuals and groups to move the change forward. Obtains and provides resources to implement change initiatives. Serves as a role model by demonstrating commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in organizational performance.

Results Driven - Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Makes decisions that produces high-quality results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous improvement. Understands the overall financial performance of the organization and applies financial concepts and practices to establish and maintain realistic budgets. Uses financial information to monitor overall financial status of operations.

Education Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree

Professional Experience Requirements:

  • Requires five (5) years’ experience in health systems operations, population health or community health , with two (2) years management experience.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in health equity environment preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

  • Work requires strong communication, interpersonal skills, customer service and organizational skills. 
  • Knowledge of community building and public health as it relates to health equity. 


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: UNCHCS Office of Health Equity 

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.

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. This is not a State employed position.
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