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Public & Community Relations Coordinator - Public Affairs & Communication

at Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Posted: 7/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 100017392

Job Description


Public Affairs & Communication

992 North Village Avenue Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Full Time

Day shift

Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. CHS includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, CHS serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity.

**Stationed at Mercy Medical Center/St. Joseph Hospital**

Position Summary:

The Public & Community Relations Coordinator assists the Director of Public & Community Relations with various community projects and hospital programs determined by the President to be important to enhance the visibility and reputation of the hospital, consistent with the CHS communications objectives.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide editorial support for local communications needs
  • Assist with proofreading all hospital communications
  • In collaboration with corporate PR, and local Director, help coordinate hospital press events
  • Assist in publicizing Community Health events (e.g. Healthy Sundays), and other important hospital events to serve the primary and secondary markets
  • Where appropriate assist with volunteer management, onboarding, scheduling etc.
  • Evaluates and reports to leadership on the effectiveness of community programs and events
  • Partner with corporate communications and marketing to develop materials in support of community outreach events
  • Post annual community event calendar in appropriate channels
  • Assist with editing and filing community services plan benefit
  • Support Director of Public & Community Relations with the implementation and monitoring of the community benefits plan
  • Provide support in publicizing volunteer team efforts at local hospital

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Two-three years' experience in a community health, healthcare event planning or communications position
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, Database and Power Point required
  • Strong written, oral, communication skills to converse, market, and be a face of the hospital in the community and to the general public
  • Ability to thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment that emphasizes excellence and teamwork
  • Excellent organizational, and project management skills

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.