Healthcare Partners and Underserved Communities Manager

29 Aug, 2022


Healthcare Partners and Underserved Communities Manager

Amputee Coalition
Washington D.C.

Who we are:


Our mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support, and advocacy and promote limb loss prevention.

What we do:


The Amputee Coalition is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization serving those who have experienced limb loss or have a limb difference and the community that supports them. We are the national leader in empowering the limb loss community through support, information, and advocacy.



Position summary:


Reporting to the Director of Government Affairs and Peer Support Programs, the Healthcare Partners and Underserved Communities, Manager will be responsible for creating, updating, and implementing the Amputee Coalition’s hospital partnership programs and activities. This position serves as the point of contact for those interested in learning more about the Amputee Coalition’s hospital programs and is responsible for the ongoing implementation and technical support of the Certified Peer Visitor and Support Group programs. In addition, the Healthcare Partners and Underserved Communities, Manager is accountable for cultivating interest, leading to new hospital partners’ development, and nurturing the relationship with current hospital partners. This position is also responsible for building community relationships for the Amputee Coalition by making presentations and providing resources to organizations about Amputee Coalition Programs and Services. This role is key to helping Amputee-Coalition communicate our core values of service, respect, encouragement, integrity, and excellence.



  • Lead recruitment, retention, and maintenance of the Hospital Partnership Program
  • Support the hospital partnership programs through outreach into the community, implementation of peer support programs, and technical assistance as needed
  • Assist and lead organization training programs
  • Provide oversight of all registered support groups to support and grow the number, quality, and value support groups offer their members
  • Facilitate monthly support group leader call
  • Plan, organize, and facilitate the annual Support Group Leader Summit at National Conference
  • Build relationships with support group leaders, provide ongoing technical support to groups, and assist with support group mentoring program
  • Travel, as needed up to 25%, to meet with hospitals, attend conferences, give presentations, participate in various support groups, etc., to aid in the expansion and retention of partners
  • Work cross-functionally to integrate hospital partners into other areas of the organization, ensuring they can pass along resources and relevant news to their local communities and staff
  • Using hospital partner feedback, work with the Director of Peer Support to shape, measure, and direct the hospital (acute, rehab, post-acute) partner program and continue growing our national network
  • This role also works closely with support groups, an essential part of the Hospital Partnership program
  • Lead events and activities related to support groups
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Project Management, Business Administration, Political Science or related fields is required.
  • An understanding of the hospital and rehabilitation sector is required
  • Demonstrated success at generating, cultivating, and maintaining partnerships
  • Excellent computer skills- MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook, and scheduling
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Understanding the psycho-social process of recovery and readjustment is a plus.
  • Proven record of community outreach skills, including working with both individuals and organizations
  • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing with hospital personnel, stakeholders, and employees at all organizational levels. Must develop an effective working relationship with staff and a network of external resources
  • Make presentations, serve as a liaison, and present timely reports to management
  • At least seven (7) years of work experience in a not-for-profit setting with program management experience preferred
  • Current AIRS Certification for I&R Specialists in Aging and Disabilities is a plus
  • Exceptional understanding of the psycho-social process of grief and the recovery process
  • An understanding of the hospital and rehabilitation sector
  • Demonstrated success at generating, cultivating, and maintaining partnerships
  • Excellent computer skills- MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook, and scheduling



  • Organized, initiative-taker with a strong work ethic
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism
  • Credibility, accountability, and mission dedication

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Job posted: 2022-08-29