Director, Community Health Improvement – ​​La Colline

Director, Community Health Improvement

Catholic Health Association of America (CHA)

This position involves coordinating departmental activities in the areas of tax exemption, community benefits, equity, social determinants of health, and improving community health. This position works with other national organizations to achieve ministry priorities in these areas and to promote collaboration. This position is responsible for promoting the Catholic Health Association as a national leader in community benefits and hospital tax exemption. Some movement may be necessary (about 10%).


§ Advocate for ministry priorities regarding tax exemption, public health and community benefits

– participate in the development of CSA policies regarding federal regulations and legislation

– collaborate with other national organizations to advance these policies

– represent the CHA with regulatory agencies and congressional offices for tax exemption, social determinants of health and public health

– develop briefing notes and other policy documents

– track and report trends in tax exemption, community benefit reporting, and IRS monitoring

§ Coordinate ministry-wide activities related to tax exemption, community benefits, equity, social determinants of health and community health

– staff the Community Benefits Advisory Council and CBSA Advisory Committees (Community Benefits Inventory for Social Accountability), as well as related networks and working groups

– develop and update ACS educational materials on community benefits, community health improvement and social determinants of health, including website resources and the Community Benefits Planning and Reporting Guide

– Staff education programs on community benefits (Community Benefit 101 and pre-assembly program, webinars and other programs)

– gather information about member programs, identify patterns and, highlight and share with ministry

– answer member questions about tax exemption and community benefits and set up the CHA “What Counts” hotline


Experience: 5 years or more in the health field: public health, clinical service or administration. 3+ years in community benefits preferred. Demonstrated experience in building relationships. Experience in project management.

Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration or health professional education or equivalent related professional experience (graduate degree preferred).

Position classification: Full-time, exempt

To apply: Send a cover letter and CV to

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) advances the Catholic health ministry of the United States in caring for people and communities. Made up of more than 600 hospitals, 1,600 long-term care facilities and other healthcare facilities in all 50 states. The Catholic Health Ministry is the nation’s largest nonprofit health care provider group. CHA is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

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