Job Description

POSITION TITLE:    Health Systems Director
REPORTS TO:         Region 2 Leader
DEPARTMENT:        Quality Care Programs
LOCATION:              San Jose, California
STATUS:                   Full-time, 37.5 hours, FLSA Exempt
GRADE/RANGE:      Grade 9 - Min: $81,600 – Mid: $106,100 - Max: $130,000

Essential Position Functions

    Achieves the Alzheimer's Association's objectives to improve Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders diagnosis, disclosure, and care, through a consultative and collaborative approach to Health Systems that increases the uptake of effective clinical practices.
    Develops and cultivates a portfolio of Health Systems partnerships, with an emphasis on systems with the greatest potential to impact the Association's Health Systems goals.
    Cultivates productive relationships with key decision-makers and champions in health systems.
    Assesses a health system’s readiness, capacity, needs, and interests and uses this assessment to guide products and solutions to offer.
    Provides training and technical support to health systems and key members of their staff, including clinicians, on the implementation of clinical practice guidelines for timely and accurate ADRD detection, diagnosis, disclosure, and care.
    Ensures accurate assessment of a health system’s baseline status and tracking of progress on ADRD-related quality measures.
    Works with other Alzheimer’s Association staff and with health systems on evaluation of systems-based programs and products for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association's clinical practice improvement.
    Builds a robust stream of referrals from clinical settings to services and programming at the Association.                     

Knowledge and Skills:  

    Understands relevant aspects of health systems operations, such as quality improvement, person-centered care, access to care, and payment and policy issues
    Cultivation of productive working relationships with decision-makers in health care organizations
    Motivating and facilitating groups and individuals
    Training and group presentation
    Written and oral communication
    Program planning, implementation, and evaluation
    Strong knowledge and abilities related to health care data and analysis
    Appropriate and effective use of data to guide decisions
    Outcome driven

Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in health care, health administration, or public health preferred.
    Demonstrates 2 or more years of experience working for or with health systems, or other health care industry experience. Experience in training, quality improvement facilitation, or technical assistance preferred.
    Demonstrates 2 or more years of experience cultivating productive working relationships with decision-makers in client or partner organizations. Experience in account management, consultative sales, or preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to rich diversity in the makeup of staff and volunteers. It is the policy of the Alzheimer’s Association to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information of any other factor protected by applicable federal, state and local laws as well as other applicable government 



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