WHO WE ARE
CHA advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost,
and delivery of care. Representing 220 members, CHA is the voice of
our member hospitals nationally. These hospitals are essential
providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care
while training the next generation of pediatricians. With its members,
CHA champions policies that enable pediatric hospitals to better serve
children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data
analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to
improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the
children of our nation. CHA has offices in Lenexa, KS, and Washington, DC.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Part of a team of problem solvers helping children’s hospitals use
collaborative employee benefit and insurance group purchasing
activities in creative ways to provide strategic and operational value
to member hospitals. Responsible for coordination of employee benefits
and insurance group purchasing contract activities for children’s
hospitals with a particular emphasis on health and pharmacy programs.
Involves interacting with member hospital staff and vendors as the
subject matter expert and CHA lead on workforce services to maximize
participation in existing programs, identify and develop new programs,
and enhance and sustain working relationships.
Culture & Values
Each person at CHA plays an important role in sustaining our culture
by living our values and demonstrating it through our daily
interactions with one another:
We serve with purpose and passion
We collaborate to have a greater impact
We are trustworthy
We embrace change with optimism and hope
We are responsible stewards
We are guided by our values and each person integrates them into
their work by:
Recognizing contributions to both CHA work and in support of
Nurturing our teams’ connections to each other and to our progress
Providing coaching and feedback, managing workload, resolving
conflict and empowering teams
Encouraging behaviors that support our values
Essential duties and responsibilities
STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP & MEMBER ENGAGEMENT
Acts as key contact between children’s hospitals, CHA staff and
benefits/insurance vendors in relation to group purchasing
Provides leadership in identifying children’s hospitals’ needs
related to employee benefits and insurance and collaborative
activities that will bring additional value to participating hospitals.
Oversees development and execution of a participant engagement
plan as children’s hospital’s needs change and the CHA solutions evolve.
Develops alternative financing opportunities for children’s
hospitals cost savings.
Organizes, plans and develops seminars, presentations, meetings
and other related activities.
Conducts children’s hospitals and CHA executive presentations to
promote value generated from collaborative relationships.
Participates in all phases of marketing, sales, and benefit plan
reviews for participating children’s hospitals. Demonstrates
knowledge of health care and employee benefit industry trends,
directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters.
Keeps abreast of prospects’ and clients’ current issues and
educates on industry trends.
VENDOR RELATIONS & CHA OPERATIONS
Provides consultation and analyses to provide insights for
ongoing improvement of CHA workforce services.
Develops, negotiates and monitors purchasing opportunities.
Serves as a communications liaison between vendors and children’s
hospitals, relaying issues and opportunities.
Coordinates children’s hospital relationships, interaction, and
staff utilization with the VP Insurance Services.
Identifies and pursues new business opportunities.
Works with other CHA teams to identify and develop opportunities
to expand the scope and breadth of services provided.
Contributes to the development of annual business plans.
MANAGERIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads direct reports with an understanding of how dynamics,
personalities and talents work together to build a strong team.
Coaches, mentors and actively engages in professional development
of staff by providing or supporting opportunities to broaden and
Exhibits integrity while building trust and rapport with staff to
encourage honest conversations, conflict resolution and the
appreciation of diversity. Fosters a spirit of teamwork and
collaboration that results in better work.
Consciously demonstrates a workplace culture that is consistent
with CHA’s and emphasizes the mission, vision and values.
Provides leadership by clearly communicating through all
available channels. Facilitates methods to help team members
report progress and evaluates results.
Empowers and challenges staff through effective delegation and
provides opportunities for growth, enabling greater ownership and
contributions to results while promoting accountability