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Position Summary:

The Director of Rural Health and Hospitals is responsible for working with federal and state government agencies, professional organizations, and other state and national rural health organizations, and CHA members regarding issues affecting rural healthcare in communities in Colorado. This position is also expected to monitor, review and analyze national and state healthcare issues and policies, and communicate information that facilitates member decision making as it relates to a broad range of rural health care issues. The Director of Rural Health and Hospitals is responsible for being knowledgeable on, and for staying abreast of, changes in all facets of rural healthcare and to discern how these changes would impact Colorado’s rural hospitals.