To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Executive Director for Project Access of New Haven (PANH) reports to the Vice President Clinical Operations, Yale-New Haven Health System (YNHHS) and the Project Access of New Haven Board President. In this leadership role, the Executive Director is responsible for strategically setting program direction, directing all aspects of the organization including expansion to new program sites and program growth. He/she has overall responsibility and accountability for the organization to work collaboratively with Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), Yale University, Yale Medical Group, Northeast Medical Group and other community partners, clinical and non-clinical as the direct link between community recipients and care providers across multiple disciplines. He/she provides executive leadership to raise funds from philanthropic sources of individuals, foundations, and corporations. Leads efforts at the local and state level advocating for access to care and services. Assumes responsibility for maintaining organizational funding and managing strategic partnerships with local and national agencies to ensure the sustainability of the PANH program. The Executive Director exemplifies the Standards of Professional Behavior aligned with our Yale-New Haven Hospital organizational values and commitment to cultural diversity.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Health or related field required. Master's Degree or advanced professional degree (MD, APRN, MSN, MBA, MPA etc.) strongly preferred. The Executive Director requires a broad knowledge of business, healthcare, community health, wellness and health equity.
A minimum of ten (10) years management experience developing, supervising and leading teams in a healthcare or public health setting required. Demonstrated ability to manage operational and financial requirements of complex grants. Highly developed communication skills and ability to work with a wide range of professionals including government constituents, clinical, technical, and professional staff. Experience with grant writing required. Experience with healthcare research preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with all levels within the health system & physician groups. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. Strong analytic skills and the ability to conduct, organize, prioritize and direct multiple projects. Must exercise creativity and initiative in making recommendations with the ability to influence the thinking of others. Word processing, spreadsheet and general PC skills are required. Knowledge and experience in the physician practice and hospital/health care industry required.
Well-developed oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to set and implement priorities, manage multiple tasks and programs, and ensures that project goals and deliverables are met within budget. Ability to work in a matrixed environment. Knowledge of budgeting and financing of community health programs and the ability to develop potential grant funding. Knowledgeable with Quality Improvement processes, and capable of implementing concepts. Must have excellent clinical, verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, develop and lead programs, foster a positive work environment. Strong initiative and excellent leadership skills.