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Intermountain Healthcare Community Health Operations Director (Utah or Idaho) in Helana, Montana

Job Description:

Intermountain Healthcare’s mission is helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Intermountain intentionally works to understand and prioritize the needs of our most vulnerable communities and to develop community health initiatives and deploy Intermountain resources to improve community health.

The Community Health Operation’s Director supports this work through an understanding of the operational aspects to support community health improvement and through leading a team of seven Program Managers implementing community health implementation strategy in collaboration with community partners and Intermountain Healthcare operational leaders.

This position requires engagement with the local community, therefore we will consider candidates who reside in, or are willing to relocate to, Utah or Idaho.

This position is a hybrid work arrangement and will require some local travel (Utah and Idaho) and some national travel for periodic conferences.

The Community Health Director supports this work through an understanding of the Community Health Needs Assessment and the development of and support for execution on assigned implementation plans to address identified aims and priorities. The Community Health Director uses an equity lens and focuses on addressing disparities and gaps in services and experiences within the identified portfolio. The Community Health Director actively assess the evidence-base for community health improvement initiatives and uses quality and impact measurement approaches to evaluate and adjust. The Community Health Director is responsible for relationship building and collaboration with key community partners with a responsibility to develop and collaborate with local, statewide, and national partners to improve community health. The Community Health Director is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships and collaborations with internal senior-level leaders around shared community health initiatives while ensuring clear accountabilities and effective coordination between clinical, operational, administrative, and community domains.

The Community Health Director uses Intermountain’s operating model to further the work and considers all of Intermountain’s assets in opportunities to improve community health. The Community Health Director leads through influence and/or direct reporting relationships with program management support to execute on initiatives. The work of Community Health is innovative and often precedent setting on initiatives that support new operational accountabilities, infrastructure, workflows, and policies related to community health improvements. The Community Health Director supports Community Health AVPs in thought leadership and the development of strategic initiatives for identified priorities and aims.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Healthcare or public/community health experience with a record of progressive and varied responsibilities leading teams with demonstrated experience leading through influence

  • Leadership experience in a complex and matrixed organization.

  • Experience working with healthcare providers and operational leaders in both clinical and non-clinical settings.

  • Experience in community health and the management of collaborative initiatives with healthcare operational leaders and community-based organizations in community health improvement.

  • Understanding of the array of organizational, private, and public assets and partnerships to be used in support of improving community health.

  • Understanding of health equities and disparities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a healthcare related field. Degree must be obtained through an accredited institution. Education is verified.

  • Leadership experience in a large, matrixed and integrated healthcare system.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive collaborative and funding relationships.

  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement.


Physical Requirements:

Interact with others requiring the employee to communicate information.

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Operate computers and other office equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

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See and read computer monitors and documents.

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Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

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May require lifting and transporting objects and office supplies, bending, kneeling and reaching.


Boise Clinic, Cassia Hospital, Key Bank Tower

Work City:

Salt Lake City

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


The salary range for this position is:

$63.21 - $94.81

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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