Under the supervision of the Vice President of the Corporate office of Governmental and Community Affairs, this position serves the mission of CTMFHS by meeting the Federal IRS Standards and the Catholic Hospital Association and works to secure funding to better serve the low income and underserved populations.
This position fulfills two primary responsibilities: First, this person is the contact internally for the Tyler Ministry for community benefits comprising 70 percent of their time working with leaders across the system to secure information and submit within the regulations on a monthly basis; and, secondly, this person is responsible for administering the state and federal grant program by coordinating with essential Tyler Ministry personnel on the writing of grant proposals comprising 30 percent of their time.
This person works directly with the Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Community Relations in the Northeast Texas Region on a daily basis and on a weekly basis with the CHRISTUS Corporate Office on Community Benefits Division to ensure that externally the public is aware of our goals and mission and that the processes are in place to meet all audit elements. Both areas require excellent writing and detail skills while working with a large number of individuals across multiple locations in the market both internally and externally.
Secures data and narratives for monthly reporting within the guidelines of the Catholic Health Association on community benefits and establishes an internal review process on a monthly basis for internal approval or education of team members.
Established processes for quarterly education for team members at all hospitals in the Tyler ministry: Tyler; Jacksonville; Winnsboro and Sulphur Springs.
Coordinates and manages the eight month process every three years to meet the IRS rules on community benefit need assessments and benefit reporting.
Manages the annual tax reporting responsibilities for the 990 as required by CHRISTUS Health based on monthly reports and other department information.
Coordinates the annual review of projects to meet the requirements for reporting of the CHA process to each team.
Coordinates an annual community report and meeting for each hospital and the community as required.
Oversees and manages the state and federal grant program by coordinating with key associates and outside parties in writing grant proposals.
Works to develop a comprehensive list of new and existing programs that could be funded via grants.
Researches, gathers information, and creates processes for tracking metrics and submittal timelines with potential grant making organizations based on project and system needs.
Ensures appropriate procedures are followed and approvals granted before grant applications are submitted.
Establishes annual goals and action plans for state and federal projects and grants.
Bachelor's Degree (Masters Preferred)
2+ Years' experience in coordinating projects and information gathering.
2 + Years' experience in grant writing.
Healthcare and/or higher education background.
Competency Microsoft Office user, especially Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.