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Health Equity Manager
Post Date: 10/07/2020
Close Date: 11/29/2020
Commmunity HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
1800 E Broadway Avenue, Suite 100A Bismarck, ND 58501

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$30,000 - $49,999

Bismarck, ND, USA 58504

Job Description:
Health Equity Manager

Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) is seeking a full-time Health Equity Manager. We have offices in Sioux Falls, SD and Bismarck, ND.

Are you seeking meaningful work and a rewarding career? Then consider a career with us!

Our manager positions earn a competitive wage, and great benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation time, sick leave, holidays, wellness and more.


CHAD is a non-profit membership organization that supports North Dakota and South Dakota community health centers (CHCs) in their mission to provide access to health care for all Dakotans regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. CHAD works with health center members and other community leaders and partners to enhance access to affordable, high-quality health care and to find solutions for expanding health care services in areas of the Dakotas that need it most.

For more than 30 years, CHAD has advanced the efforts of CHC's in 62 delivery sites in 51 communities across North Dakota and South Dakota through training, technical assistance, education and advocacy. It's our mission "To foster health communities by promoting and supporting programs that increase access to affordable high quality care for all."

CHAD is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that candidates can bring and strive to attract staff who will share our cornerstones of character of Integrity, Respect, Reliability, Collaboration, and Innovation.


The goal of the Health Equity Manager will be to promote health equity across North Dakota and South Dakota in collaboration with member CHCs. We understand that inequality in health outcomes often starts in the social, economic, and environmental conditions in which people live and work. The position will support health centers as they develop practice patterns that include the routine assessment of social determinants of health. The Health Equity Manager will then be charged with looking upstream to form actionable responses including developing partnerships, investigating policy choices, and grant writing to address the needs that are identified.

Our Health Equity Manager will need to be ambitious, self-motivated and innovative. As part of the Clinical Quality Team within CHAD this position will need to embrace teamwork, but also be able to work independently. They should be a strong communicator and relationship-builder. They should understand how policy and systems impact individual lives.

This position will support health centers as they collect data that is needed to better understand a patients' social determinants of health. With data on the social determinants of health, the Health Equity Manager can assist health centers to define and document the increased complexity of their patients, transform care with integrated services, seek community partnerships to meet the needs of their patients, advocate for change in their communities, and demonstrate the value they bring to patients. It is vital for this position to build community and state partnerships to identify and address barriers to healthcare access and health outcomes such as housing, education, technology, transportation, food pantries etc.

This Health Equity Manager will also assist CHAD and the CHC's with emergency preparedness efforts and be a resource for information during public health emergencies.


Bachelors degree in Health Administration, Psychology, Public Health, Social Services, related field or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience related to human society and social relationships, community focused education, or work advancing health care services.
Have experience in identifying, and tracking needed referrals to care and community resources.
An understanding of the correlation of the non-clinical activities and their impact on the clinical activities to effectively address the social determinants of health.
Ability to relate to and adjust strategies that best serve the geographical needs among rural, urban and underserved markets.
Knowledge of Federal and state legislative proposals and initiatives to assess the impact to identified populations, drive innovation and non-clinical activities, and to implement best practice strategies into population health models.
Knowledge of care management and utilization management as well as new models of care such as Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
Experience working in or knowledge of federally qualified health centers is preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Knowledge of quality improvement in clinical setting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work closely with community and state entities.
Ability to work and communicate with all levels of clinicians/staff.
Computer proficiency with MS Office.

If you are a positive team player who wants to make a difference in the lives of people in the Dakotas, then APPLY TODAY!

Contact Information:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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