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Health Systems Manager, Primary Care Systems - Seattle, WA - American Cancer Society

Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11577
Posted: June 29, 2017
Description:
At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer. 

Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer.


Leads the achievement of cancer control goals through relationships with a portfolio of prioritized health system accounts. These accounts include, but are not limited to, Federally Qualified Community Health Centers, primary care associations, Indian Health Services and other tribal primary care systems, and community-based entities such as health center networks and community health worker networks. Provides consultation and Quality Improvement coaching for implementation of evidence based strategies and ACS cancer control programs designed to have broad population impact on reducing cancer incidence and decreasing mortality rates. Ensures goal achievement through the effective engagement of system partners and volunteers. 

• Manages prioritized health systems engagement on prevention, early detection, screening, and access to care initiatives, employee health & wellness programs, and population health-related efforts to achieve cancer control priorities. 
• Works within and across Regions to achieve high engagement levels for health systems, delivering against mission and income strategies by ensuring staff meet/exceed ACS customer promises and function as strategic advisors.
• Delivers on established strategy through a portfolio of priority primary care system accounts proactively, oversees account planning processes, and is responsible for delivering on the most effective and appropriate evidence based strategies through Quality Improvement.
• Strategically coordinates with other Health Systems staff and their accounts for the integration of work in the medical neighborhood.
• Collaborates with Community Development, Distinguished Partners, and ACS CAN staff to maximize health system engagement in ACS activities, events, and fundraising efforts within the market.
• Assures compliance with all governmental regulations and organizational policies which involve personal health information and constituent privacy, e.g., HIPAA.
• Assesses health system readiness and capacity and, as appropriate, serves as a Quality Improvement coach to advise practices on evidence-based interventions and improvement projects. 
• Aligns prioritized primary care system affinities and needs with ACS program of work to achieve individual cancer control and program performance metrics, support enterprise goals, and to further our impact to mission programs and services. 
• Works with FQHCs (Federally Qualified Health Care Centers), primary care associations, and community health center and worker networks serving underserved communities, including physician education forums and other community events to engage constituents in the ACS program of work related strategies. 
• Manages grant-funded Quality Improvement projects with systems partners to achieve cancer control objectives, in accordance with enterprise grant policies and protocols.
• Works in partnership with Distinguished Partners and Community Development to expand the grants portfolio within the Region, including private, corporate, and government funding sources.
• Links primary care systems to community organizations to address cancer control priorities, with an emphasis on communities and populations experiencing health disparities and barriers to care.
• Provides technical assistance to community health and primary care systems on the integration of community health workers and other prevention and screening navigators into clinical practice.
• Supports the Senior Director, Primary Care Systems to ensure mission, top line, and bottom line goals are reached as well as compliance with enterprise policies.

   
Skills/Eligibility:

Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration, healthcare, nonprofit management or equivalent preferred; graduate or doctorate degree a plus. Preferred minimum of three years of experience in health care related sales or account management, with a proven background in fundraising and executive relationship development, preferably with a multi-million dollar organization.

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