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Health Care & Medicine
HR Communications Program Manager
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Communications, Journalism, or related discipline.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5-7 years of experience. Previous experience in communications required; HR/employee engagement experience preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional project management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and change course as required. Ability to work autonomously, make decisions as needed, problem solve, and strategize with leadership. Understands the organization and its business environment and is able to consistently works toward individual and department goals. Experience in executing effective internal communications strategies. Experience with Sharepoint and newsletter content management systems. Fully understands social media requirements, incorporating new tools and techniques to adapt to the ever changing world of communications. Advanced knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and their correlating insights and analytics tools.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Communications, Strategic Planning & Project Mgmt 1 Develop and execute communications strategy and measure success.
2 Monitor and measure the effectiveness of internal communications and channels on an ongoing basis and make recommendations to review and revise as appropriate.
3 Support final project documentation for Human Resources, including writing and editing content for final reports and developing creative visual info graphics to communicate key results.
4 Research, understand and report on key business metrics, relevant data, best practices, and/or industry trends.
5 Assist in the development and implementation of communication strategies, plans and solutions for a project, program, department, clinics or business unit.
6 May initiate and approve routine fiscal transactions. Assist in budget development for specific area and provide projections and recommendations. Select bids, choose vendors, and evaluate program effectiveness.
Social Media 1 Monitor social media industry trends, identify potential opportunities for different platforms and target audience engagement.
2 Create content for social media channels to include Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
3 Suggest campaigns/ideas to increase social media presence.
4 Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop social media strategic recommendations to strengthen employer brand for CNMC.
5 Expand Talent Acquisition presence on social media platforms:source content, draft and schedule posts, and analyze performance of social media campaigns to include weekly tracking.
6 Participate as a member on project teams related to engagement, retention, branding and social networking.
Public Relations 1 Know stakeholders and target audiences. Create media relations plan and facilitate relationships with media relations personnel.
2 Coordinate with all levels of the division's management, clinics and staff, as well as with the Chief People Officer and CEO, to help ensure the accuracy and quality of all communications from the division.
3 Work in collaboration with Public Relations & Marketing and with other members of the leadership team to ensure Human adheres to CNMC's styles and standards and support overall communications goals and objectives.
Information Management 1 Oversee and decide what information to collect and how to maintain/utilize. Determine what components of database are used for specific communications or audiences.
2 Manage complex communications projects from inception to completion/publication.
3 Lead communications work-groups and developing and implementing Communications Plans for special and ongoing initiatives identified as priorities by the Chief People Officer and the President & CEO.
4 Serve as a Communications representative on other project workgroups to monitor and evaluate the communications needs associated with each project and provide expertise /support in the development of desired communications.
5 Manage HR related issues communications and support development of all HR campaigns/programs/initiatives/special events (open enrollment, benefits, etc.)

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.