Director of Community Health & Grants Management

Neighborhood Healthsource
Apr 08, 2012
May 08, 2012
Employment Status
Full Time

Essential Functions:

 Grants Management :

  • Creates and implements an organizational fundraising plan for NHS including: identification of  funding opportunities; production and submission of grant proposals; development of individual and corporate giving campaigns, and; oversight of annual fundraising/recognition event
  • Represents NHS to funders with overall responsibility for meeting grant revenue objectives, developing and managing budgets, meeting deadlines and individual grant reporting requirements
  • Serves as principal staff for Board’s fundraising functions
  • Principal responsibility for annual production of organization report to the Communities We Serve
  • Works with Finance Department to ensure accurate financial tracking of Grant funding due, received and reported, as well as expense tracking charged against appropriate grants
  • Principal responsibility for securing and maintaining  PHS 330 FQHC Grant and associated Scope Change requests with both HRSA and DHS, including all report submissions and compliance with participation standards
  • Principal responsibility for securing and maintaining HRSA FTCA Deeming Submissions and reporting; as well as recommending adequate ancillary professional liability coverage as appropriate

Community Health Programming:

  • Develops and manages organizational effort to provide community health programming and initiatives including planning, evaluating, and implementing and monitoring ongoing operations
  • Supervises and manages related community health coordinator staff
  • Develops and manages grant funding effort in support of community health programming including researching and applying for funding and other resources for new initiatives, oversight of  budget, tracking & reporting, and grant renewals
  • Assesses community needs and makes recommendations for community health programming activities and works to establish community awareness of our services.  Promotes involvement in community grassroots marketing activities.
  • Plans and hires staff in accordance with departmental needs and budget, and ensures that departmental hiring, promotions and other job actions conform to equal employment opportunity/affirmative action requirements


  • Serves as Compliance Officer for NHS including providing oversight of the Corporate Compliance Program which includes ensuring compliance with NHS policies and procedures as well as health, safety, and regulatory requirements
  • Develops and reviews policies and programs that encourage staff to report suspected fraud, or other compliance matters. Works with managers to develop and ensure the implementation of policies to minimize clinical risk within the organization
  • Educates and trains staff and Board on corporate compliance. Maintains and trains staff in formal Incident Reporting process; investigates compliance-related issues and reports findings as necessary to ED and Board CQI committee.  Recommends and implements approved corrective action.
  • Works collaboratively with staff to achieve optimal efficiency, outcomes and morale
  • Maintains excellent and punctual attendance
  • Attends agency functions and meetings as relevant or required
  • Uses computer daily including e-mail, word documents, spreadsheets, patient management system or electronic health record, as required
  • Demonstrates commitment to agency mission and goals
  • Abides by corporate compliance program and other agency policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Physical/Mental Demands:

These demands are representative of those the employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Extended periods in front of a computer screen for grant and report writing and presentation. 
  • Frequently required to sit, talk and hear
  • Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms
  •  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus



  • College degree plus minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in public/private development and project management
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and success in development arena
  • Experience in fundraising infrastructure development including data and donor tracking systems, development software selection and utilization
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in accomplishing project goals within specified time and budgetary constraints
  • Successful Federal , State, County and City submission Grant management and tracking experience, with knowledge of the local and national public health environment
  • Excellent  written, verbal, interpersonal communication and supervisory skills
  • Expertise in, and commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in the realization of performance objectives and previous experience in performance-based evaluations.

   Possesses knowledge of:

  • Principles of grant proposal writing, fundraising and other development activities
  • Community-based partnerships and initiatives

Possesses skill in:

  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Professional writing, as demonstrated by writing samples, including grant writing
  • Supervision of program level staff
  • Budget development and management
  • Computer skills at the level necessary for working efficiently in the company’s practice management system, especially in the electronic medical record.  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint.

Possesses ability to:

  • Work independently and in coordination with other administrative/servicing units to determine, organize, prioritize and carry out multiple tasks
  • Work productively, motivate, and interact professionally with a diverse staff, community partners, and funders
  • Build and motivate teams with demonstrated leadership and facilitation experience
  • Liaison with patients, government agencies, grantors, managed care and other health care organizations to coordinate development and program activities
  • Carry out work assignments independently and efficiently
  • Plan, organize and multitask
  • Use a computer keyboard to type
  • Speak, understand, read and write English at a sufficiently to carry out all essential duties   

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