Director of Development, Bethesda Hospital Foundation

Baptist Health South Florida   •  

Boynton Beach, FL

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Baptist Health South Florida and Bethesda Health have merged to launch a new era of healthcare in Palm Beach County. Together, we are developing and sharing best practices that enhance the level of care we deliver to patients and families.

Bethesda Health is a comprehensive, community-based hospital system that has grown with our community. One of the few remaining not-for-profit health systems in Palm Beach County. Our flagship hospital, Bethesda Hospital East (formerly known as Bethesda Memorial), has been a cornerstone of South Palm Beach County since 1959. The new Bethesda Hospital West opened its doors on January 8, 2013, ready to serve the expanding western communities of South Palm Beach County. Bethesda Health is also an Accredited Chest Pain Center, an Accredited Heart Failure Program, and Joint Commission certified in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery. Bethesda Health employs over 2,500 employees and has 675 physicians. We invite you to join us now as we expand upon our promise to be the voice for each and every patient and nurse, providing quality health services in a caring manner.

Job Description:

The Development Director will be responsible for developing all aspects of a comprehensive and on-going development program with an emphasis on major gifts. The position is responsible for designing, implementing and sustaining a successful fund-raising program, including individual and major gifts, future donor upgrading, corporate and foundation gifts, special event sponsorships and enhancing community awareness of Doctors Hospital, Center for Excellence in Sports and Orthopedic Medicine and the Foundation. The Director will solicit donations and cultivate relationships with donors in order to develop, secure, upgrade and maintain gift income sources for the present and long term financial support of Doctors Hospital. Responsible for the management of the Doctors Hospital Gala, board meetings, planned giving seminars and DH/Center for Sports and Orthopedic Medicine donor database.


Minimum Required Experience: 5 Years. Bachelors Degree required. Minimum 5 years’ experience in fund-raising or marketing/sales leadership. Experience in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and providing stewardship for major gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations. Experience in managing major components of effective development program.