Market Public Relations and Communications Director - FT Days
HCA Healthcare- Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS
August 22, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
For more than 100 years, Wesley Healthcare has provided exceptional care to thousands of families in Wichita and throughout Kansas and Northern Oklahoma.
As the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma, Wesley provides access for our patients to receive comprehensive care from the most experienced physicians in Kansas. Our patients’ preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services we offer. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at our facilities.
As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies each year, more than any hospital in a 13-state region. Additionally, Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley Derby ER, Wesley West ER, the Wesley Woodlawn ER and the region’s only pediatric ER just for kids.
“Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”
HCA Mission Statement
The Market PR & Communications Director (Market Director) reports directly to [the Division VP of Marketing and Public Relations with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the VP of Business Development]. Directs the marketing efforts of 2 hospitals across the Wesley Healthcare market, as well as marketing leadership at these facilities. The Market Director plays a critical role in supporting the marketing efforts across the market, including opportunities to scale and streamline PR & Communications activities across the market, as well as serving as the lead communicator/ spokesperson both internally and externally.
Develops annual PR & Communication plans to sync with Division-developed paid media plan for the hospital/market. Drives our community and customer engagement to heighten our positive reputation within the community. Develops organic content (written, web, video) via tight connectivity with key service line leaders and physicians. Identifies opportunities to leverage this content across the market to create dynamic materials, messaging, events and forums that will positively engage the community to choose this facility. Measures success of all activities in order to refine and adjust as needed. Operates smoothly in a fast-paced, high-intensity matrix environment.
Required Education or Experience
Five years of progressive public relations/marketing experience
1 year of management experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
Effective management and communication skills; both orally and written.
Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus eligible
Internal Number: 00323-19079
About HCA Healthcare- Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS
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