Heather Falck Major has/had a position (Manager Foundation) at Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Title Manager Foundation
Start Date 2010-00-00
Notes Independence Blue Cross Total Duration9 yrs 1 mo TitleManager, Independence Blue Cross Foundation Dates EmployedFeb 2016 – Present Employment Duration3 yrs 5 mos LocationPhiladelphia PA Develop and direct activities that support and promote the goals, mission, and strategic direction of the $90 million Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Foundation. Manage $6 million in annual grant funding, commissioned research, and award-winning publications that align with IBC Foundation programs and initiatives to ensure access to healthcare for the region’s most vulnerable citizens, enhance health care delivery, address national health priorities locally, and advance innovation in the nonprofit sector. TitleSenior Foundation Program Specialist Dates EmployedApr 2014 – Jan 2016 Employment Duration1 yr 10 mos LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Administer the Foundation’s Blue Safety Net, Bolstering the Healthcare Workforce, and Nursing Internship Program. Develop new grant strategies to achieve sustainability of the safety net and prepare health centers for ACA, and align nursing program with national nursing workforce recommendations. Award 43 general operating grants and 9 new capacity building grants to 43 health centers, and scholarship funding to 42 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing programs across 22 nursing schools. Manage a $4,775,000 budget. • Redesign the Foundation’s largest grant program and build capacity of health centers through targeted grant funding to increase healthcare access and innovate new models of care, and educational workshops • Reengineer the Foundation’s nursing program to accelerate graduate nursing degree completion, support to doctoral nursing students pursing practice and research, and integrate leadership development in the Nursing Internship Program model • Responsible for RFP process to produce the Foundation’s first Blue Safety Net Needs Assessment • Increase visibility, partnerships, and leadership - become as a learning site for Drexel University School of Public Health Community Based Masters Project, member of the Free Clinic Association of Pennsylvania, host of National Nurses Week and Community Health Center Week events, and participate in RWJ Flip the Clinic lab • Assist in planning successful national nursing conference with Public Affairs team and National League for Nursing • Work cooperatively with academic and community health partners and grantees, IBC Community Affairs, Public Affairs, Corporate Communications, Legal and Human Resources See less TitleFoundation Program Analyst Dates EmployedMay 2012 – Mar 2014 Employment Duration1 yr 11 mos LocationPhiladelphia, PA Administer the Foundation’s Blue Safety Net, Nurses for Tomorrow, and the Nursing Internship Program, with financial responsibility of a $3,825,000 budget. Award general operating grants to 42 community health centers, scholarship funding to 22 undergraduate and 12 graduate nursing programs across 22 nursing schools, and plan the summer Nursing Internship Program for 20 nursing students. Pilot social media projects in the Nursing Internship Program to launch the IBC Foundation on Twitter and Instagram @ibxfdn. • Successful management of the Foundation’s core programs and budget • Comprehensive knowledge of manual and electronic grant processes, materials, and tracking • Research public health trends, evaluate grantee data, and recommend strategic program changes • Maintain positive, external and interdepartmental relationships with academic partners, clinic partners, nursing students, IBC Legal, Human Resources, and Corporate Communications • Increase the publicity of Foundation programs, using social media, reports, and publications • Represent the Foundation at meetings, conferences, nonprofit and community events • Assist in Foundation event planning, executive speechwriting, and intern training See less TitleBusiness Analyst Dates EmployedJun 2010 – May 2012 Employment Duration2 yrs LocationGreater Philadelphia Area Designed content, formats, and training and education curriculum for associates across the Underwriting division. Led 4 classroom training sessions for underwriting systems, rating spreadsheets, and new provider incentive programs. Led management communications meetings on a weekly basis. Created healthcare reform briefs, job aides, and underwriting alerts to disseminate regulatory, policy, rating and system changes. Developed Introductory to Underwriting e-learning course for associates. • Delivered individual and group training in webinar, classroom or written form • Tracked, assessed, and tested rating system and underwriting process improvements • Monitored and updated underwriting guidelines and policy changes within the Underwriting department • Fostered internal, interdepartmental partnerships with Actuarial, Sales, and Enterprise Learning See less

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