Community Benefit Program Specialist - Community Benefit - Access East - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

The Community Benefit Program Specialist will provide leadership and support to the Vidant Community Benefit Program.This person will participate in conducting Community Health Needs Assessments and will be responsible for ensuring accurate tracking and reporting of community benefit activity to be used for advocacy as well as completion of the IRS Schedule H. The ability to manage data via various software programs is essential as this person will maintain Community Benefit  databases, provide the VP, Presidents and CFO's with analysis and regular reports and will serve as the primary contact for data management for Community Benefit office.

Responsibilities

Community Benefit standards

  • Maintains thorough understanding of community benefit requirements and IRS regulations for tax-exempt hospitals. Determines what counts as Community Benefit.

  • Maintains library of up to date national standards and recommendations for documenting community benefit. Serves as resource for staff of all Vidant facilities. Responsible for staff education and training of Community Benefit Program and CBISA software.

  • Travels throughout the region providing education and training on the Community Benefit program and CBISA software for new and existing staff. Sets up new user (coordinators & reporters) accounts in CBISA. Coordinates and leads the VH CBISA user group.

  • Participates in VCG quarterly meetings. Oversees comprehensive data tracking of both financial and in-kind community benefit activity for all Vidant organizations through use of the Community Benefit Inventory for Social Accountability (CBISA) software.

Benefit reporting and budgeting

  • Serves as primary contact to Lyon Software for software upgrades, billing, recommendations for improvements, etc. Ensures that community benefit data tracking is accurate, timely and in accordance with IRS guidelines.

  • Responsible for developing accurate and timely Community Benefit reports and publications for a variety of audiences. Prepares and distributes quarterly reports to Presidents and CFO's.

  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of Schedule H for each Vidant Health hospital to ensure compliance with IRS regulations. Works with marketing to develop annual community benefit reports used for advocacy and public relations.

  • Performs special projects as required by Vice President. Budgetary responsibility for cost center to include assisting in the formulation of departmental budget, monitoring and controlling budget expenses and recommending specific budget allocations 

Minimum Requirements

  • College Degree (4 yrs) in Business, Healthcare Management, Community Health, Political Science , Communications

  • 3 to 5 years experience in process management, customer service, community non profit, data management.

  • Associates degree and greater than 5 years of experience in large organization may be substituted for required education.

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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