The purpose of this position is to effectively coordinate implementation of strategic provider communications plans and tactics for internal and external audiences. In addition, the position will assist in the implementation of hospital strategic plan and strategic communications, marketing and government relations' tactics to help achieve the growth goals for the hospital and system.
Communication Activities: Coordinates/supports the development and distribution of internal and external communications, including Intranet, hospital newsletters and other collateral materials.
Support hospital crisis, disaster and emergency response communication plans.
Demonstrates Service First/MVP in Action
Media Relations: Writes press releases/HealtheNews stories and provides research as needed for media relations.
Assist with local marketing tactics which support site growth goals and are coordinated with the site and system leadership.
Special Events: Assists in planning and coordination of both internal and external special events.
Department Support: Provides administrative support for the department audiences.
Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, public relations or related field. 3-4 years Public Relations or marketing experience. Ability to work independently. Good problem solving skills. Experience with word processing and desktop publishing. Willingness to be flexible with work hours. On-call responsibility. Need to attend some evening or weekend work related activities.
Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emerg...ency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ. Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.