Communication Specialist

Jackson Health System

About Us:

Jackson Health System is a nonprofit academic medical system offering world-class care to any person who walks through its doors. Governed by the Public Health Trust, a team of citizen volunteers acting on behalf of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, Jackson Health System ensures that all residents of Miami-Dade County receive a single high standard of care regardless of their ability to pay.

An integrated healthcare delivery system, Jackson Health System consists of its centerpiece, Jackson Memorial Hospital; Jackson South Medical Center, Jackson North Medical Center, Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, a network of UHealth Jackson Urgent Care centers, multiple primary care and specialty care centers; two long-term care nursing facilities; and a team of Corrections Health Services clinics. The new Jackson West Medical Center campus is under development in the City of Doral, which will feature adult and pediatric emergency rooms, numerous outpatient services, and the 100-bed Jose Milton Memorial Hospital.

Position Details

Communication Specialist
South Florida
Miami, FL

The Communications Specialist will assist in the planning, development, and implementation of communications strategies and activities to support JHS communication and marketing efforts. Communications or public relations specialists may handle public relations, information output, press releases and media requests, social media and/or advertising for the organization. This is a project-oriented position with some oversight and works in a confidential capacity.

Masters degree in appropriate specialty with 2-3 years relevant work experience OR bachelors degree with 3-5 years relevant work experience OR 18 to 24 months high performance as a communication coordinator at Jackson. Must be able to understand and interpret industry-standard data and draw lessons from that data to drive continuous improvement. Must be able to read and understand basic spreadsheets and other data reports. Must be familiar with appropriate technologies, systems, and platforms.

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