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Regional Director

Posting Number: #1359

Position Title: Regional Director

Closing Date: Until Filled

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.

Position Summary

The Regional Director of the AC Care Alliance Los Angeles (LA) Hub is a new and critical role in ensuring the success of the ACCA’s expansion into this new region.  The Regional Director has responsibilities for management of staff and deliverables of the AC Care Alliance LA Hub, and management and execution of relationships from both health system, faith-based, and community partnerships related to the LA Hub.

This position requires travel for up to 75% of the time for participant visits, attending meetings, and conducting other work activities. Due to the location of the work sites, only candidates living in the Los Angeles county area will be considered.

The AC Care Alliance Advanced Illness Care Program™ (ACCA-AICP) is a community-based, person-centered, care navigation intervention serving individuals with advanced illness and their caregivers in partnership with health, faith, and community organizations. Founded in the African American faith community, it is free of charge and respects the needs and wishes of the participant, whatever their culture and faith. Care Navigators are trained members of the community who walk alongside participants providing trusted referrals, resources and specially designed tools to empower them to achieve their identified goals. The intervention is holistic in its approach by focusing on participant needs within our Five Cornerstones: spiritual, health (physical and emotional), social, advance care planning, and caregiving.

The ACCA extends capacity for advanced illness care beyond the traditional health delivery system, bridging the gap between health delivery systems, community organizations and faith-based communities. The program is currently in several counties in the San Francisco Bay Area and is establishing a new location in Los Angeles.

Pay: $85,098 to $116,600 per year. The typical hiring range for this position is $85,098 to $116,600 based on 100% FTE. The starting salary is determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

Employment Type: Full Time

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Care Team Management, Intervention Oversight, and Training for LA Hub

  • Manages and motivates the Care Team and administrative staff.
  • Understands and oversees the implementation of Advanced Illness Care Program; ensures fidelity to the intervention.
  • Accompanies Care Navigators on initial participant visits for initial assessments, and other visits as needed for quality assurance and support until additional need and funding for Care Team Supervisor is secured.
  • Works closely with ACCA Central and/or PHI Central for hiring, contracts, financial reporting and other operational needs.
  • Assists with training for Care Team and new hires, as requested.
  • Collaborates w/ ACCA Regional and Central leadership team to improve personal and Care Team performance.

Relationship Management and Communications for LA Hub

  • Manages all outreach and partnership relationships within the churches, health care sectors, professional partnerships, consultants, and various communities.
  • Partners closely with Pastors, inter-faith community, and health ministry leaders of hub churches by:
    • Disseminating and communicating programmatic updates.
    • Seeking feedback to guide program improvement efforts.
    • Staff the Advisory Board Meetings.
    • Establishing and coordinating regular meetings with Pastors and/or designated representatives of the faith-based and community-based organizations.
  • Acts as spokesperson for the Program at external and internal meetings.

Program Documentation, Reporting, and Evaluation for LA Hub

  • Tracks & documents required program activities; monitors to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Implements evaluation processes, working closely with the evaluation team at UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and ACCA Central staff.
  • Reports evaluation findings to the Advisory Committee, funders, and ACCA Los Angeles partners.
  • Accountable for the overall performance of the program.
  • Actively develop fund for sustainability of the LA Hub.
  • Reports to and collaborates with Executive Director and  ACCA Central
    • Participating in regularly scheduled and ad hoc ACCA Central team trainings and meetings.
    • Submitting reports and data as requested by ACCA Central and the evaluation team.
    • Reporting any areas of concern.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years management and/or planning experience working in the non-profit sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or substitute with four additional years of relevant experience.

Other Qualifications

  • Understanding and appreciation of faith community culture, traditions, and beliefs.
  • Case management experience.
  • Some work experience in the health care field; and/or the desire to develop a career in health care.
  • Works well in collaborative, diverse team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with CRM systems, and project management tools.
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Interest in working with diverse communities with advanced illness.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, complex, and remote work environment.
  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

 

PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.

New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.

 

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS

This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties. However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.

 

EEO Statement

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

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ADA Statement:

The Public Health Institute is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruitment Team at least 48 hours in advance at Recruitment@phi.org.

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