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CommonSpirit Health Project Manager, Community Homeless Health in Glendale, California


Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees, and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY15, Dignity Health provided $1.7 billion charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org . You can also follow us onTwitter (http://twitter.com/dignityhealth) andFacebook (http://www.facebook.com/dignityhealth) .


J ob Summary / Purpose

The Project Manager for Community/Homeless Health is responsible for managing Dignity Health’s community health initiatives with a focus on homeless health under the new Homeless Health initiative. This position interacts with community partners and manages HHI funded projects to established shared metrics and ensure deliverables are met. Through a multidisciplinary advisory committee including population health management, care coordination, nursing, mission, and service area/facility based community health leadership, the Project Manager support to work to set priorities, develop strategies and initiatives, and build community partnerships to improve homeless services capacity including housing, supportive services and emergency resources.

The Community Health Program is an expression of Dignity Health's commitment to promote the total health of the community and to partner with others in the community to improve the quality of life.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Support the new Homeless Health Initiative across California through evidence-based programs and building of systemic infrastructure that results in increased capacity

  • Develops measurement and evaluation of strategies that demonstrates collective impact and aligns with Attorney General’s requirements.

  • Serves as the lead on managing funded programs and services through HHI

  • Ensures the timely and accurate reporting of expense and program data for mandated reporting.

  • Prepares regular accountability reports for the senior leadership team.

  • Manages resources, including grants and contracts, to initiate, sustain and grow established programs.

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships to align community health with internal hospital and external community stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with multiple departments to develop community partnerships to enhance the local homeless continuum of care and homeless health related initiatives.

  • Identifies opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s areas and other areas, teams, department, units and organization to help achieve business goals. Resolve issues and problems, and make significant contributions to team efforts.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, communications, social services or similar field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Three to five years’ experience working in a hospital, health agency or nonprofit community service organization

  • Knowledge and experience in community-based health and homelessness planning and programming

  • Budget development and management

  • Able to manage several projects simultaneously. Able to clearly prioritize projects according to their importance, while at the same time be flexible enough to respond to rapidly developing concerns and requests.

  • Experience with Word, Excel, Power Point software required

Summary of Essential Cognitive Functions :

Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods; synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks; maintain a work pace appropriate to given work load; perform complex and varied tasks; relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; get along with co-workers and peers; understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively; understand and remember detailed instructions; make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information; accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning.

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Requisition ID 2021-169803

Employment Type Full Time

Department Mission Integration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Facility / Process Level : Name Dignity Health System Office

Location CA-Glendale

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.