Job Description

Overview

  

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Founded in 1980, the Association operates out of its main office in Waltham, MA, with regional offices in Springfield, Worcester, and Raynham, MA, as well as Bedford, NH. The MA/NH Chapter is a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer’s Association.

  

General Statement of Responsibilities

  

Reporting to the Director of Professional Healthcare Services, the Manager, Professional Healthcare Services manages and cultivates relationships with partnering healthcare system accounts for the Dementia Care Coordination (DCC) program, an innovative dementia management program across the two state Chapter. As a volunteer driven organization, all staff are expected to recruit, cultivate, support and manage volunteer relationships to advance the mission of the Alzheimer's Association. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. The ability to travel extensively throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire is required.

  

Core Job Responsibilities

  

    
  • Manage and cultivate relationships with partnering healthcare system accounts for the Dementia Care Coordination (DCC) program, an innovative dementia management program
  • Engage with health systems to make them aware of Massachusetts Acute Care Recommendations and the benefits of being a dementia-capable system
  • Leverage existing relationships with referring clinicians to expand throughout the health system
  • Collaborate with key Chapter and Regional staff to identify influencers and potential partners
  • Graduate level intern supervision
          

Key Educational/Professional Requirements

  
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Four years’ experience developing, growing and maintaining relationships with healthcare systems, clinical practices, community health centers, and/or health plans
  • Experience in marketing and/or outreach to health care settings
  • Understanding of Public Health and the role of a Voluntary Health Organization in promoting and interpreting new findings
  

Key Professional Attributes

  
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to plan, implement and assess a course of action and delivery of results
  • Deadline driven, incorporating effective planning and time management strategies that support collaborative delivery of results
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate with healthcare professionals, including physicians and executives
  • Ability to build effective relationship networks (inside and outside the Association), including supporting others to work enthusiastically toward common objectives
  • Highly collaborative and team focused
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, reflecting an understanding of the appropriate use of communication technologies and an appreciation that each audience requires its own approach
  • Demonstrated success working with volunteer-led programs, preferred
  • Knowledge of account management strategies and ability to successfully implement those strategies to achieve goals

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