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Sanford Health Director, Community Programs - Hospital & Health Administration in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Director, Community Programs | Hospital & Health Administration | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Hospital & Health Administration - Childrens - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for the strategy and oversight community programs and services to meet the needs of health care consumers in their daily lives. Collaborates with inpatient services and community partners to create a continuum of care for patients, pre and post-healthcare encounter.

The Director, Community Programs assists in the coordination and implementation of grant projects, service agreements, and contracts to help assure the success of the program, working closely with the Sanford grant's office. Reviews service data and statistics to determine business development opportunities. Responsible for overall operational management and leadership of department. Responsible for the interviewing, hiring, discipline of employees and any other personnel issues that arise. Completes performance appraisals. Exercises good judgement in determining the best method for handling a variety of situations. Strong analytical skills with ability to drive change and manage programs essential. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required. Must be able to prioritize and delegate tasks effectively.


Keeps team focused on executing the priorities on which success will depend. Helps solve business problems and meet business goals through collaborative processes. Develops a clear, complete understanding of needs and problems through careful listening, probing, reflecting, and summarizing. Models a consistently analytical basis for decision making. Oversees multiple data-gathering and analysis initiatives. Supervises budget management activities across multiple departments or functions. Champions new ideas, methodologies and practices that drive individual and group productivity. Plans, implements, and manages change in a variety of significant settings. Reviews contracts to ensure compliance with contract specifications and regulations. Ensures business priorities take first place and adjusts work effort accordingly.


IMPORTANT: The individual hired for this role will be responsible for Community Programs, which includes Lactation Services and the Camping Program and will also serve as Director, Clinic for MB2 Pediatric Clinic.


Bachelor's degree in education, healthcare, or related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Five years of relevant experience preferred.

Current valid driver's license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category III drivers.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Customer Support Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD05760