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  • Basic Life: Life Insurance is an important part of your financial security, especially if others depend on you for support. Basic Life Insurance is provided to all eligible employees at no cost.
  • Disability Insurance:  Chances are you do not see yourself as becoming disabled when you think about your life five or ten years from now. Surprisingly, a number of people across the country find themselves hurt or sick and unable to work each year due to a non-work related illness or injury. That is why the Amputee Coalition provides core Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term (LTD) Disability Insurance benefits to all eligible employees at no cost.
  • Retirement Plans: The Amputee Coalition supports your retirement through our 401(k) Retirement Plan.
  • Health & Dental Insurance: The Amputee Coalition offers both health and dental insurances and aggressively negotiates each year for the best and most cost-efficient benefits packages for employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Amputee Coalition, a nonprofit organization, values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We look for commitment to our mission and the community we serve, a positive attitude, and willingness to learn and grow. We offer a work environment that lets you make a difference, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative environment.

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Hospital Partnership Programs Manager

Supervisor
This position reports to the Director of Peer Support Programs

Salary Category
Exempt

Employment Status
Full-time position

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. The Amputee Coalition is looking for an energetic, conscientious and detail-oriented person who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team and takes pride in their work.

Position Description
Reporting to the Director of Peer Support Programs, the Hospital Partnership Program Manager will be responsible for the creation, updates, and implementation of 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. They are responsible for cultivating interest and leads to develop new hospital partners and for 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. Regular, overnight travel is required.

This role also works closely with support groups, which are an important part of the Hospital Partnership program. This includes serving as a key contact and leading events and activities related to support groups.

The ideal candidate is a person who is familiar with Amputee Coalition programs and services and who has worked in a hospital setting. Experience with limb loss/limb difference is preferred, but not required.

Responsibilities

  • 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/or lead organization training.
  • Provide oversight of all registered support groups, with the purpose of supporting and growing the number, quality and value support groups offer their members.
  • Facilitate monthly support group leader call.
  • Plan, organize and facilitate 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 50%, to meet with hospitals, attend conferences, give presentations, 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 Director of Peer Support to shape, measure, and direct the hospital partner program and continue growing our national network.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for articles, newsletters, website and other materials related to the hospital program.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required with focus on hospital administration, nursing, social work, counseling, or other related fields.
  • 3-5 years work experience in a hospital or similar setting preferred.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Outstanding time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, both analytical and problem-solving.
  • Ability to problem solve, exercise judgment, and work with minimum direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Understanding of the psycho-social process of recovery and readjustment is a plus.
  • Proven track record of community outreach skills including the ability to work 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. This includes making presentations, serving as a liaison and presenting timely reports to management.
  • Must be able to travel up to 50%.

Personal Qualities

  • Organized, self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism
  • Credibility, accountability and mission dedication
  • Team focused and flexible
  • Outgoing, energetic, and comfortable presenting to various group sizes

Preference will be given to a person with limb loss/limb difference with equivalent qualifications and experience.

This position is funded by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

This position is located in Knoxville, TN. There is no relocation reimbursement available for this position.

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Fulfillment Specialist

The Amputee Coalition is a mission-driven, non-profit 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. The Amputee Coalition is looking for a capable, responsive person who knows the importance of timely service and follow through.

Salary Category: Nonexempt.

Supervisor: This position reports to the Director of Peer Support Programs.

Employment status: This is a full-time position.

Date/Revision: July 31, 2018

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing front-line customer service to the community we serve. In addition to handling the warehouse, shipping and receiving, this individual will fulfill literature requests related to Peer Support, the Resource Center and other areas as assigned. The individual also partners with staff to provide shipping and mailing expertise and support for projects, events and programs as requested.

Responsibilities

  • Receives, processes and documents all orders for materials for people with limb loss and limb difference, family and friends, members, sponsors, and the public at large. Ensures timely shipment and response.
  • Responsible for order fulfillment for the Resource Center, Peer Support, educational events, and other and other Coalition needs as required.
  • Supports the online market place by handling updates and reports in partnership with Information Technology leadership.
  • Participate in employee review process.
  • Accurate and timely updating of applicable database and/or reports with the relevant details of each contact and shipment to ensure outreach activities, resources and contacts are captured in coordination with Database and Quality Assurance Coordinator.
  • Efficiently inventory warehouse materials on the last day of each month and supplies information to supervisor as directed.
  • Controls movement in and out of inventory/storage.
  • Maintain updated inventory listing and notify communications department of needed reorders along with usage.
  • Maintain postage meter supplies and postage funds.
  • Maintain control of documents in storage.
  • Perform duties of receptionist, including answering and directing incoming phone calls.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Competencies:

  • High school diploma.
  • At least 2 years of experience in all aspects of order fulfillment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and standard shipping sites.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM tools preferred.
  • Excellent administrative, oral, written, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic and strong desire to produce an exceptional product.
  • Ability to problem solve, exercise judgment and work with minimum direction.
  • Time management skills and very effective organization skills.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of the Amputee Coalition.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. May require lifting and/or carrying of 10 to 50 pounds.

Preference will be given to a person with limb loss/limb difference with equivalent qualifications and experience

This position is funded by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, through at least March of 2019.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

This position is located in Knoxville, TN and only local candidates will be considered.

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Part-time Administrative Assistant

Supervisor:
This position reports to the President/CEO

Salary Category:
Hourly position.

Employment Status:
Part-time position

The Amputee Coalition is mission driven not for profit organization serving those who have experienced limb loss or have a limb difference. We are recognized as the national leader in support, information and advocacy for the limb loss community. The Amputee Coalition is looking for an energetic, conscientious and detail oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team and takes pride in their work to join us in our mission.

 Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the CEO/President.

Works directly with the CEO to:

  • Manage timelines on executive projects
  • Report progress on executive projects
  • Collect information and create agendas for meeting
  • Manage meetings schedules
  • Coordinate travel schedules
  • Facilitate follow up on executive contacts
  • Generate memos, emails and meeting requests as directed
  • Respond to questions and requests for information
  • Supports other members of the Amputee Coalition Staff as directed by the CEO

The Administrative Assistant will also provide support to the Board of Directors and its committees.

Specific duties for the board include:

  • Managing meeting schedules
  • Ensuring Board website is current
  • Coordinating travel for board members to board meetings
  • Planning lodging, food and catering needs for board meetings
  • Reviewing distributing documents for board and committee meetings
  • Official communications

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills:

  • High school diploma, college preferred
  • Excellent computer skills- MS Office, including Word and Excel, Outlook and scheduling.
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written, grammar and editing
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, both analytical and problem solving
  • Ability to maintain confidential documents
  • Ability to problem solve, exercise judgment, and work with minimum direction
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure.

Personal Qualities

  • Organized, self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity, confidentiality and professionalism
  • Professionalism, credibility, accountability and mission dedication
  • Team focused and flexible

Preference will be given to a person with limb loss/limb difference with equivalent qualifications and experience

This position is funded by a cooperative agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living, through at least March of 2019.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

This position is located in Knoxville, TN and only local candidates will be considered.

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