Health Equity Grants Specialist, Remote

 Aledade
 April 7, 2021
 Bethesda, MD
As a key member of Aledade’s Health Equity (HE) team, the Grants Specialist will focus on supporting success in achieving health equity through Community Health Center (CHC) Engagement and specific health disparities reduction initiatives.  This role reports directly to the Senior Manager of CHC Engagement. The specialist will collaborate with Aledade Product and Tech teams to identify tech enablement opportunities and App enhancements that will align more nimbly with CHC grant program interventions. The specialist will identify targeted patient health outcomes for health center patients and work across teams to strategize a partnership solution. The specialist will engage with both field teams and CHC partners to develop alignment for grant opportunities, and to facilitate communication for proposals with both CHC partners and potential investors. The specialist will play a role in driving success toward the HE team’s defined objectives and key results. The specialist must be service-oriented, well-versed in (or eager to learn about) health equity, health disparities, CHC terminology and values, and value-based care. This role requires strong attention to detail, great communication skills (both oral and written), competency and adaptability with business intelligence and communications tools, and above all, a passion for health equity.  
We are looking for individuals who genuinely believe that Aledade’s model of physician-led ACOs can improve healthcare quality and lower costs. This role can be based out of Bethesda, MD or work remotely within the US.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the HE team in research of specific health disparities to target for intervention within CHCs
  • Develop grant application template, including Aledade boilerplate and proposal for intervention for various health disparities 
  • Research and identify large investor opportunities aligned with selected health disparities goals
  • Collaborate with field teams and BI to identify CHCs as ideal candidates for new proposals 
  • Collaborate with Product and Tech to develop roadmap for App solutions which will allow CHCs to adopt better workflows for grant performance 
  • Collaborate with IA to establish tracking and monitoring process for CHCs under new grant performance 
  • Facilitate communications amongst key stakeholders, both internally and externallyPrepare, analyze, and summarize various weekly, monthly, and periodic operational discussions, decisions, and results related to health equity for use by various key stakeholders.  
  • Develop actionable roadmaps for workflows and processes and decision trees for identifying and executing upon new opportunities 
  • Participate in trainings on health equity and be a champion of health equity within Aledade
  • Actively contribute to the team with ideas and talents
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in lieu of educational requirements may be accepted
  • 4+ years work experience in healthcare or related field is required
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience with Google business suite, Tableau, and Salesforce CRM as data, communications, and project management tools is preferred. 
  • Comfortable tackling ambiguous problems with a high level of curiosity and autonomy
  • Highly organized and proactive in raising questions around clarity, prioritization, blockers, and other points to drive assigned tasks forward.
  • Excited to join a fast-paced startup with significant opportunity for growth and make a positive contribution to the healthcare field.
  • A collaborative team player with a roll-up your sleeves mentality
  • A strong writer and able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated to produce work that meets high standards
  • If you are passionate about transforming the healthcare system into one that best serves the needs of patients, doctors, and society, we’d love for you to join us!
    Who We Are:
    Aledade is a leader in population health that is using innovative, value based solutions to transform the way physicians interact with their patients.  We are on a mission to change healthcare for the better and solve complex problems within the healthcare system. 
    We follow the simple but radical idea that Aledade only succeeds when our partner practices succeed.  From our cutting-edge technology platform to practice transformation services, we provide physicians with everything they need to create and run an accountable care organization (ACO),  revamping the way they practice and getting them back to where they should be: quarterbacking their patients’ health care!
    Our customized solutions help clinicians in communities across America preserve their autonomy, deliver better care to their patients, reduce overall costs, and keep independent physician practices flourishing.
    What Does This Mean for You?
    At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness, and a desire to learn.  You will work with team members that bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs, and achievements to their work, united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
    We’ve recently been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, Best Workplace in HealthCare & Biopharma, Top 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces,  Glassdoor Best Places to Work, a Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation, a Tech Tribune 10 Best Tech Startups in Maryland and Bethesda, Best Tech for Good, Best Workplaces for Millennials, Best Workplaces for Women, Best Workplaces for Parents, and a 2020 Inno on Fire by DC Inno.
    That’s because the things that matter to you also matter to us!
    In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the needs of our team-members:
    Flexible work schedules and ability to work remotely available for many roles
    Educational Assistant Program
    Robust time off plan (21 days of PTO in your first year!)
    Paid Volunteer Days
    10 paid holidays
    12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
    6 weeks paid sabbatical
    Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners
    401(k) with up to 4% match
    Stock options
    Monthly cell phone stipend 
    Weekly catered lunches
    Jeans everyday workplace
    Gender neutral bathrooms 
    And more!
    At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them!   We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.