Founded in 1986 through the merger of the Northern California and the Southern California Hospice Organizations, our mission as a 501(c)3 non-profit today is to promote the value and quality of end-of-life care for patients and their families through education and advocacy. CHAPCA is the voice for palliative and end of life services in California.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the association President/CEO will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the CHAPCA staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission. S/he will need a deep knowledge of core programs, operations, financials and business plans.
This position is the leader of the associations’ activities as authorized by the Board of Directors and stated by the strategic plan and the annual budget. S/he serves as liaison between the member providers, the California legislature and the Departments of Healthcare Services and Department of Public Health and the community, to insure public policies support access to palliative and end of life services.
Provide leadership, vision, strategic thinking and strategic execution of the annual blueprint for action.
Lead, develop and manage all aspects of a member organization within the annual budget with a particular emphasis on sustaining and growing membership.
Develop and maintain relationships with strategic partners including healthcare, business, media and community stakeholders; and governmental groups within the state and national arena.
Develop, maintain and support a strong Board of Directors: serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for local operations as well as for state and national concerns.
Oversee all educational, political and regulatory action and advocacy activities in conjunction with the appropriate volunteer leadership.
Seek external program funding through preferred business partners, fundraising and the development of non-dues revenue.
Manage all aspects of the Association’s communication strategies including website, monthly newsletter, regular e-news and other related strategies as needed.
Ensure the Association provides a strong, active voice for patients and their families.
Actively engage and energize CHAPCA’s board members, staff, committees, volunteers and partnering organizations, and funders.
The CHAPCA office is located in Sacramento, the capital of California. The city lies at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River, and is mid-point between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Sacramento is recognized as America’s Farm to Fork Capital, with farm fresh restaurants, plentiful farmers markets, home grown breweries, colorful street murals, and Gold Rush era attractions. The best way to see Sacramento is to jump right in and do as the locals do for an authentic California experience. Coast along the American River Bike Trail, tour world-class museums, catch a show at Golden 1 Center or get out and explore Sacramento wine country. More than 230 days of sunshine each year make outdoor activities a must, especially the outdoor concert series and music festivals.
Interested applicants meeting the above qualifications should provide the following: current CV/Resume which includes previous work experience and salary history and desired range. A cover letter outlining your personal and professional characteristics and qualities which make you an ideal applicant to act as the Association’s President/CEO and leader, and a list of references.
Send applications to: Search Committee, California Hospice and Palliative Care Association, PO Box 340698, Sacramento, CA 95834, or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is close of business on February 15, 2019.
Baccalaureate degree required, advanced degree preferred with a minimum of 5 years of senior management experience in health care or public policy with proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience.
Experience either working with or for a not-for-profit association.
Experience working for a hospice organization in a senior leadership position preferred.
Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate board member relationships preferred.
Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach, manage, and develop high-performance staff and committees, set and achieve strategic objectives and manage a budget.
Additional Salary Information: CHAPCA offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
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About California Hospice and Palliative Care Association
State association representing hospice and palliative care providers in Sacramento, CA.