Vice President of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


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Organization: National Hemophilia Foundation

 

NHF is looking for a Vice President of Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion to join our team. As the Vice President of Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion reporting to the COO, you will lead NHF’s Health Equity initiatives as well as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative within the organization. You will be responsible for working with our Board of Directors, NHF Department Leaders, Healthcare Providers, Chapters and the blood disorders Community to design and implement cross-divisional and organizational-wide health equity projects focused on the future of access to care and other priority initiatives. You will also provide leadership in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to support an organizational workforce and culture that is inclusive and respectful of the various backgrounds and cultures that are reflected in the communities we serve. This leader will position NHF as a trusted leader in health equity, diversity,  and inclusion  as well as in providing culturally and linguistically competent programs & services to decrease disparities in the process and outcomes of care.
 



Your other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

  • Lead the design and implementation of a model and plan for integrating a health equity framework, strategies and tools into program planning, implementation and evaluation of priority initiatives including the future of access to care for the blood disorders community. This includes development and production of key deliverables, while also coordinating and ensuring alignment across the remaining health equity portfolio.
  • Improving the employee and consumer experience, which includes concepts of quality, safety, and effective communication.
  • Lead the identification, collection and tracking of health equity metrics for the future or access to care for the blood disorders community initiative based on the overall goal of eliminating disparities and improving health outcomes for consumers. Establish tools and processes to report progress on metrics.
  • Create and implement capacity building strategies focused on advancing health equity services at affiliates with the goal of identifying and eliminating barriers to equity and improving outcomes for all. This includes conducting an assessment of existing needs, conducting an inventory of existing resources, creating tailored and customized trainings and other educational materials such as toolkits, fact sheets, webinars, etc.
  • In collaboration with the COO, develop and implement a plan for continuous and ongoing patient engagement throughout priority initiatives, including the future of access to care for blood disorders, to ensure all work is patient centered and informed.
  • Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis through a racial equity lens in order to identify and track disparities and make programmatic recommendations. Methods may include quantitative analysis to disaggregate data by race and ethnicity, as well as key informant interviews, focus groups, and literature reviews to support mixed methods solutions.
  • Serve as an internal consultant and subject matter expert to departments, workstreams, affiliates and other stakeholders on incorporating a health equity lens into their respective work areas. This includes but is not limited to providing technical assistance, coaching, and training based on needs.
  • Support in the design and implementation of a health equity learning and action network for affiliates which includes creating curriculum, compiling lessons learned, coordinating webinars, and other needs.
  • Collaborate and align with other NHF departments on shared strategies to advance health equity with the ultimate goal of eliminating health disparities and improving health outcomes.
  • Act as a knowledge resource and point person for NHF staff and affiliates for technical assistance and support related to operationalizing health equity, diversity & inclusion. Participate in health equity related task forces and work groups.
     


To qualify for this unique opportunity, you should have the following skills, education and experience:
 

  • Master's degree in Public Health or Master’s degree a field related to public health, social work, community development, planning, public administration, health policy or similar field.
  • At least 5-7 years of directly related experience championing health equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. Minimum of 3 years directly designing and leading health equity initiatives within a healthcare setting is strongly desirable.
  • A strong racial justice analysis and demonstrated understanding of health equity and the structural drivers of health that impact marginalized communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and manage high level projects or programs, which includes defining goals, objectives, and producing high quality deliverables while cultivating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong facilitation skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate transformative conversations around health and racial equity with diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and visualize health data to identify key trends and themes.
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to take abstract theoretical concepts and formulate them into digestible and actionable recommendations for various audiences.
  • Experience influencing, engaging and interacting with high level and executive leadership.
  • An understanding of complex organizational structures and ability to identify and navigate solutions in challenging situations.
  • Experience and comfort navigating ambiguous situations when the solutions are not always clear.
  • Ability to quickly determine which problems and challenges can be resolved independently and those that require further, higher level attention.
  • Insightful and creative thinker who is a team player willing to tackle challenges both big and small.
  • Experience and ability to build strong, effective partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders to work effectively across multiple divisions internally, and soliciting feedback and input from significant stakeholder groups nationally.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
     


Where You Will Work:

This is a remote based position required to travel to national events and meetings as requested by the COO.
 



What We Offer:

At NHF our mission is to serve those affected by all inheritable bleeding disorders. We are committed to our employees as well as those we serve.  To do so, NHF seeks and values those qualities, both visible and invisible, that makes individuals unique. We strive to be a safe place where regardless of  age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, family status, national origin, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation; you are heard, empowered and valued because we truly believe that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission.

In order to attract and retain a high-performance team, we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment. In addition to a competitive salary, NHF provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. We also offer:
 

For full time employees:

  • Three weeks (+) of vacation, four personal days, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, 1 Floating Holiday
  • Paid Short-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Transit Account)
  • a 403(b) retirement plan
     

For Part-Time Employees

  • 42 hours of sick time
  • 42 hour of vacation time
  • A 403(b) retirement plan after working 1000 hours

 

Manager of Education


Posted:

Organization: National Hemophilia Foundation

 

NHF is seeking two Managers of Education to join our team. The Manager of Education will be responsible to manage, plan, and monitor health education and risk prevention initiatives for people with bleeding disorders, from program design and training through implementation and evaluation. Specific duties include:
 

  • Provide direction in all components to increase general awareness, education and outreach to those living with a bleeding disorder.
  • Conduct outreach to develop partnerships with companies and organizations to raise awareness of bleeding disorders as needed.
  • Directly supervise the Education Specialist, offering support and guidance.
  • Oversee volunteer advisory task forces (HTC and affiliated group representatives, Chapters and consumers) to implement plans and programs.
  • Build relationships with medical providers in order to collaborate on initiatives and to help create effective resources and support for the community
  • Develop content and resources: brochures and other print materials, online materials, social networking and videos to develop new messages to raise awareness and disseminate educational information for target populations and plan sessions on these topics for NHF’s Bleeding Disorders Conference.
  • Develop and disseminate health education strategies, including CDC initiatives, to NHF chapters that they can utilize in providing support, skills and education to those with bleeding disorders and their support network.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and educational sessions for those with bleeding disorders and their support network to improve quality of life and reduce complications, at chapter and HTC educational events across the country.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant NHF staff on communications campaigns, solicitation of funding from industry and foundations, sessions at bleeding disorders conference, and other projects and initiatives, including CDC initiatives.
  • Ability to work remotely including access to a remote workspace, use of virtual collaboration tools and supervising remote staff members.
  • This position requires regular travel, at least once a month but often more to our National Chapters and Workshop venues.
  • Support organization-wide efforts to advance NHF’s commitment to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion.
     


Qualifications:

To qualify for this unique opportunity, our ideal candidate should have the following skills and education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in related field (Education or Public Health).
  • 5 years of experience in health promotion and risk prevention programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated project management, program development and outcome assessment skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and understanding of current issues in public health.
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker with keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with and influence diverse groups of people.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated collaboration and communication skills to support working successfully in a virtual environment.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills required.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred (preference will be given to high demand languages, such as Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic).
  • Ability to travel frequently and regularly while still moving long and short-term priorities forward
     


Where You Will Work:

This position is currently based in the NYC main office. While that is still preferred, NHF is open to strong candidates who can demonstrate experience effectively directing teams and supervising staff remotely. A remote based position will be required to travel frequently to the NYC main office.
 



What We Offer:

At NHF our mission is to serve those affected by all inheritable bleeding disorders. We are committed to our employees as well as those we serve.  To do so, NHF seeks and values those qualities, both visible and invisible, that makes individuals unique. We strive to be a safe place where regardless of  age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, family status, national origin, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation; you are heard, empowered and valued because we truly believe that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission.

In order to attract and retain a high-performance team, we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment. In addition to a competitive salary, NHF provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. We also offer:
 

For full time employees:

  • Three weeks (+) of vacation, four personal days, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, 1 Floating Holiday
  • Paid Short-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Transit Account)
  • a 403(b) retirement plan
     

For Part-Time Employees

  • 42 hours of sick time
  • 42 hour of vacation time
  • A 403(b) retirement plan after working 1000 hours
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