Communications Specialist

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8:00am - 4:30pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
The Communications Specialist | Culture Keeper exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare and serves as Culture of Choice® ambassador and Parrish Healthcare culture keeper. This position will be responsible for the planning and implementation of Parrish Healthcare internal communications programs and news / information channels targeting care partners (employees, medical staff, volunteers). Ensures effective organizational communications strategies and tactics to build care partner awareness and engagement with the Culture of Choice® and organizational priorities. Utilizes knowledge of latest communications technologies and tools to execute communications strategies to multiple audiences and cultures through electronic, print and face-to-face approaches, including Parrish Healthcare's intranet. This position reports to the Manager of Communications & People Development.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Promotes and demonstrates Parrish Healthcare's Culture of Choice®. Participates in achievement of strategic goals and objectives by producing and implementing effective communication tactics and initiatives.
  • Strictly adheres to Parrish Healthcare's branding standards in all communications and assures Parrish Healthcare's brand consistency and integrity are maintained by others.
  • Support the iCare/intranet news channel through its lifecycle, developing content that includes images and graphics to generate interest, using content management system to post articles, and reviewing metrics to determine readership. Helps develop editorial calendar and ensures new content is posted on a regular basis.
  • Support leadership and corporate communications initiatives by creating content to drive employee engagement, recognize achievements and promote awareness of Parrish Healthcare programs, expectations, priorities, and initiatives for care partners.
  • Craft well-written, researched and high-impact communications to engage and inform employees through a variety of Parrish Healthcare channels.
  • Manages review processes to ensure all communications are fully vetted and approved.
  • Coordinates internal care partner recognition events in collaboration with Human Resources (e.g. Hospital Week, Nurses' Week, etc.).
  • May be required to write executive communications for care partners.
  • Be a team player with flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Communicate and interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Performs similar and related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.


Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree required in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field. Degree(s) must be from an accredited college or university.

Work Experience:
  • > 3 years in marketing, advertising, public relations or related field. Deadline-oriented. Healthcare experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Lean Six Sigma preferred

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.