About The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF)
NHF is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. Learn more at Hemophilia.org!
About the Role
NHF is looking for a Vice President of Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion to join our team. As the Vice President of Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion reporting to the COO, you will lead NHF’s Health Equity initiatives as well as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative within the organization. You will be responsible for working with our Board of Directors, NHF Department Leaders, Healthcare Providers, Chapters and the blood disorders Community to design and implement cross-divisional and organizational-wide health equity projects focused on the future of access to care and other priority initiatives. You will also provide leadership in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to support an organizational workforce and culture that is inclusive and respectful of the various backgrounds and cultures that are reflected in the communities we serve. This leader will position NHF as a trusted leader in health equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as in providing culturally and linguistically competent programs & services to decrease disparities in the process and outcomes of care. Your other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Lead the design and implementation of a model and plan for integrating a health equity framework, strategies and tools into program planning, implementation and evaluation of priority initiatives including the future of access to care for the blood disorders community. This includes development and production of key deliverables, while also coordinating and ensuring alignment across the remaining health equity portfolio.
- Improving the employee and consumer experience, which includes concepts of quality, safety, and effective communication.
- Lead the identification, collection and tracking of health equity metrics for the future or access to care for the blood disorders community initiative based on the overall goal of eliminating disparities and improving health outcomes for consumers. Establish tools and processes to report progress on metrics.
- Create and implement capacity building strategies focused on advancing health equity services at affiliates with the goal of identifying and eliminating barriers to equity and improving outcomes for all. This includes conducting an assessment of existing needs, conducting an inventory of existing resources, creating tailored and customized trainings and other educational materials such as toolkits, fact sheets, webinars, etc.
- In collaboration with the COO, develop and implement a plan for continuous and ongoing patient engagement throughout priority initiatives, including the future of access to care for blood disorders, to ensure all work is patient centered and informed.
- Conduct quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis through a racial equity lens in order to identify and track disparities and make programmatic recommendations. Methods may include quantitative analysis to disaggregate data by race and ethnicity, as well as key informant interviews, focus groups, and literature reviews to support mixed methods solutions.
- Serve as an internal consultant and subject matter expert to departments, workstreams, affiliates and other stakeholders on incorporating a health equity lens into their respective work areas. This includes but is not limited to providing technical assistance, coaching, and training based on needs.
- Support in the design and implementation of a health equity learning and action network for affiliates which includes creating curriculum, compiling lessons learned, coordinating webinars, and other needs.
- Collaborate and align with other NHF departments on shared strategies to advance health equity with the ultimate goal of eliminating health disparities and improving health outcomes.
- Act as a knowledge resource and point person for NHF staff and affiliates for technical assistance and support related to operationalizing health equity, diversity & inclusion. Participate in health equity related task forces and work groups.
What You Bring:
To qualify for this unique opportunity, you should have the following skills, education and experience:
- Master's degree in Public Health or Master’s degree a field related to public health, social work, community development, planning, public administration, health policy or similar field.
- At least 5-7 years of directly related experience championing health equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. Minimum of 3 years directly designing and leading health equity initiatives within a healthcare setting is strongly desirable.
- A strong racial justice analysis and demonstrated understanding of health equity and the structural drivers of health that impact marginalized communities.
- Demonstrated ability to design and manage high level projects or programs, which includes defining goals, objectives, and producing high quality deliverables while cultivating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
- Strong facilitation skills and demonstrated ability to facilitate transformative conversations around health and racial equity with diverse stakeholders.
- Ability to analyze, synthesize and visualize health data to identify key trends and themes.
- Excellent writing skills, including the ability to take abstract theoretical concepts and formulate them into digestible and actionable recommendations for various audiences.
- Experience influencing, engaging and interacting with high level and executive leadership.
- An understanding of complex organizational structures and ability to identify and navigate solutions in challenging situations.
- Experience and comfort navigating ambiguous situations when the solutions are not always clear.
- Ability to quickly determine which problems and challenges can be resolved independently and those that require further, higher level attention.
- Insightful and creative thinker who is a team player willing to tackle challenges both big and small.
- Experience and ability to build strong, effective partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders to work effectively across multiple divisions internally, and soliciting feedback and input from significant stakeholder groups nationally.
- Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
What We Offer:
At NHF our mission is to serve those affected by all inheritable bleeding disorders. We are committed to our employees as well as those we serve. To do so, NHF seeks and values those qualities, both visible and invisible, that makes individuals unique. We strive to be a safe place where regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, family status, national origin, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation; you are heard, empowered and valued because we truly believe that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission.
In order to attract and retain a high performance team, we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment. In addition to a competitive salary, NHF provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. We also offer:
- Full time employees: Three weeks (+) of vacation, four personal days, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, 1 Floating Holiday
- We also offer paid time off to Part-Time Employees
- Paid Short-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance
- Pre-tax savings plan (including Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Transit Account)
- a 403(b) retirement plan.
How To Apply:
If you are interested this opportunity, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to email@example.com. No phone calls please.