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Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Associate Director Internal Stewardship
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Children's National Health System | Silver Spring, MD
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Advanced degree preferred

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 years of experience that includes gift agreement and contract development and process development and implementation; Working knowledge of gift accounting, contracting and fundraising principles. Skilled use of database systems, spreadsheets and project management tools. Working knowledge of comprehensive major gift fundraising model and management experience in a fundraising setting desirable.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Working knowledge of gift accounting, contracting and fundraising principles. Ability to function easily in complex organization.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Structural Empowerment
  1. Recognize and share incremental improvements in operations
  2. Promote the success of organizational and department initiatives by clearly aligning programs to the mission
  3. Represent the team in clearing obstacles to high performance
Exemplary Professional Practice
  1. Ensure that policies, procedures and operating practices are consistent with GAAP, fundraising best practices and current legal and IRS guidance.
  2. Collaborate with, and advise fundraising, stewardship and development services staff regarding contracts and proper acceptance, documentation and stewardship of restricted gifts.
  3. Provide guidance to Foundation staff and other fund users as needed, regarding special purpose fund use.
  4. Provide a high level of service to internal and external constituent groups including: prospective donors, donors, Foundation staff, trustees, hospital leadership and faculty.
New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements
  1. Develop and publish Foundation policies and procedures
  2. Encourage and share new ways of making the right work easier to do
  3. Identify customers' needs and ensure service excellence in meeting those needs
  4. Utilize resources to meet the team goals
  5. Uphold a working environment that promotes productivity and motivation
  1. Uphold team goals and priorities in alignment with departmental goals and budgets
  2. Perform effectively
  3. Uphold team adherence to regulations, policies and procedures
  4. Promote strong employee engagement

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.