Creates vision and strategies to improve population-level health in underserved communities, with a focus on clinical care and socio-economic determinants of health. Directs the designs, plans, implementation, and oversees evidence-informed interventions targeting health care access, public policy, institutional systems, and built-environments. Accountable for managing budgets and meeting financial targets. Positions Kaiser Permanente to be a catalyst in creating healthy, resilient communities, individuals and families, in collaboration with like-minded partners, and ensures a commitment to racial and societal equity and authentic community engagement.
Management and Financial Oversight: Community Benefit Director is accountable for managing performance, coaching and developing staff, and overseeing day-to-day operations to meet departmental and regional strategies and goals. The Director will demonstrate financial oversight and accountability for the body of work. Acts on behalf of Executive Director as required, internally and externally.
Business Development and Strategy: Drives and executes Community Benefit vision through implementation of strategies that are aligned with community needs and business imperatives. Leads planning for community health improvement including resource allocation and partnerships. Also guides measurement and evaluation of programs and initiatives. Identifies and leverages opportunities for community Investment, partnerships, strategic grantmaking, advocacy and collective impact.
Stakeholder Engagement: Initiates and manages engagement with elected officials, public agencies, institutional leaders and other key external stakeholders to gain support for and collaboration in strategic community health work. Serves as a knowledgeable representative of KP on collaboratives and working groups. Engages Regional and Program Office leadership and other key internal stakeholders to support execution of community health strategies.
Communications: Guides communications strategies related to jurisdictional work, represents KP in local, regional and national presentations, conferences, media interviews, and other public facing activities.
Other duties as assigned.