Executive Director - Community Health Fund
John Muir Health 4.352 reviews - Walnut Creek, CA

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The Community Health Fund is seeking an energetic, seasoned, hands-on, highly ethical

foundation executive ready to work with the governing board to continue conducting a highly

respected health grant program. Comfortable working in a two-person staffed foundation

with an accessible, innovative, proactive, and community-based approach to grantmaking is


The CHF is recognized as a local leader in funding multi-year health initiatives, and grants

between $1 and $2 million annually to achieve its mission of improving the health and

well-being of medically uninsured and underserved populations. The CHF is a supporting

organization to John Muir Health (JMH), a large nonprofit health system that gives the CHF

its community benefit mission and provides all operating and grantmaking funding as well as

manages most of the CHF’s financial transactions and systems. Thus, the key functions to

be performed by the executive, and qualifications that would prepare a candidate for this

combined leadership/grantmaking position, are more extensively grantmaking and

governance support.


Candidates must have at least 5 years of in depth leadership experience in the following areas:

Working closely with a Governance Board on strategic planning

Organizing and implementing grant making

Promoting initiatives

John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization. It includes John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek (572-bed acute care facility) , which serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord (313-bed acute care facility).Together, they are recognized as top centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics. Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center (73-bed fully

accredited psychiatric hospital) located in Concord. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.

John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment; listening, explaining and working together as a team, to help patients achieve their optimal health. We recognize those who exemplify excellence, and reward them for contributing to our collective success. From individual to department to spontaneous recognition, Employee Suggestion Program rewards, Employee Success Sharing Program, and many more, we find unique ways to thank our employees for the outstanding efforts they make every day. Competitive salary and benefit package available.

All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care. John Muir Health is an equal opportunity employer.



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California-Walnut Creek-1399 Ygnacio Valley Rd #36


068619 - Community Health Fund





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Feb 11, 2013, 1:13:43 PM

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4.352 reviews
Named after famed naturalist and champion of wilderness preservation, John Muir, John Muir Health provides health care throughout the scenic...