Vice President, Government and Community Affairs

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Union Community Health Center | Bronx, NY

Permanent Position


Union Community Health Center is a private, not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center, serving nearly 40,000 individual patients at six locations throughout Bronx, NY. UCHC’s mission is to provide comprehensive, culturally competent primary and preventative health care services to improve the health status and decrease health disparities of the medically underserved populations in the Bronx, providing services to all regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or the ability to pay.  The $45 million UCHC has about 180,000 patient encounters annually and 350 mostly unionized employees.


This is an opportunity to oversee, coordinate and effectuate all government, community, and public relations policies and actions as well as all marketing, advertising, print and social media, and special event issues for Union Community Health Center (UCHC) for the purpose of advancing the clinical, financial, regulatory, and primary care mission of UCHC and strengthening community partnerships and overall brand reputation and effectiveness.  UCHC is the tenth largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in the State of New York.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the VP, Government and Community Affairs serves as the corporation’s primary relationship leader with respect to federal, state, and local elected and appointed officials and government agencies, community boards and stakeholders. S/he is responsible for the public relations marketing and communications, media relations, community outreach, and advocacy. This VP represents UNION at government meetings, events and other community and business functions. S/he conducts all duties in accordance with HRSA regulatory requirements for FQHCs and supervises divisional Managers and Coordinators in pursuit of organizational goals

Vice President, Government and Community Affairs

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For additional questions, please contact Jeff Zegas at 781.938.1975. All contact with our office will remain confidential.

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