The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families.
The Corporate PR Specialist reactively responds to news media requests for subject matter experts and coordinate media interviews. Creates and disseminates proactive releases related to health topics. Take assignments as able. Improve knowledge and skills in the areas of current health care trends and issues of interest to the media and health care consumers. Must keep abreast of regulatory and governing standards as well as corporate policies and procedures, and corporate and regional planning and development. Must be proficient in the use of corporate and regional information systems. Superior written and oral communications skills are necessary. A Corporate PR Specialist must have the ability to comprehend the Novant Health organization in its entirety and recognize interdependence and connections between and among its various systems and processes. Must show a cooperative spirit in participating as a member of a regional PR team, in providing PR support to various regional services and product lines, and in functioning as a colleague of PR staff of other Novant Health entities. A Corporate PR Specialist must be capable of developing and continuing cordial relationships with the media and community leaders that represent Novant Health to those constituencies appropriately.
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: A year experience in public relations, Corporate communications or journalism.
Additional skills required: Solid writer and understanding of the news media. Self-starter. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills. Must have ability to effectively communicate with internal/external staff, patients and community.
About Novant Health
Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. Named in 2016 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the nation’s 150 best places to work in healthcare, Novant Health network consists of more than 1,500... physicians and over 25,000 employees that provide care at over 470 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the health system serves more than 4 million patients annually and in 2015 provided more than $706 million in community benefit, including charity care and services. Diversity MBA has recognized the organization as one of the 50 best places for women and managers of diverse background to work and SK&A ranks Novant Health among the top 25 integrated health systems in the nation. Novant Health provides care in Virginia under the joint operating company, Novant Health UVA Health System.
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