Corporate Communications and Engagement Specialist (Hybrid)
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Internal Number: JR66179
Are you experienced with internal communications endeavors and looking to join a company based on excellence and love?
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic healthcare organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible, and lowering healthcare costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care, and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12-week paid parental leave
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
About this Position
ChristianaCare is searching for a Corporate Communications and Employee Engagement Specialist to develop effective messaging and communication strategies for ChristianaCare's internal communications. This position will collaborate with system leadership, departments and stakeholders throughout the organization to support an informed, engaged workforce.
Working as a key contributor on the Communications team of the Department of External Affairs, the Corporate Communications and Employee Engagement Specialist manages ChristianaCare's internal communications platform (CaregiverConnect) and the weekly email employee newsletter (Huddle Headlines). The individual in this role additionally develops and executes effective communications plans to support a wide variety of internal/employee communications needs.
This role involves management, development and daily publishing of internal communications, as well as proactive interaction with leaders and employee groups across the organization to identify opportunities and develop strategies for continuous improvement in employee communications. Some responsibilities include:
Writes, edits and produces high-quality content to support diverse communications needs across a variety of channels for primarily employee audiences.
Works at the direction of the Editorial Services Leader and in collaboration with other members of the team to produce compelling digital and print content.
Holds primary responsibility for daily management and optimization of CaregiverConnect internal communications platform and other systemwide employee communications channels as needed (e.g., email, screensavers, etc.)
Co-develops and executes engagement strategies for CaregiverConnect.
Desired candidates will hold a Bachelor's Degree preferable in the field of communications, public relations, English or journalism. It is also required to have 2 - 3 years of corporate communications, public relations or journalism experience, with a demonstrated ability to write and edit compelling, impactful content and effective communications plans.
Experience in digital publications preferred as well as copy editing, proofreading and photo editing preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.