Full Job Description
The position is a new full-time opportunity with Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC). SCCC has received the comprehensive designation from the National Cancer Institute for our patient care and our contributions to cancer research.
Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree in pre-health or public health related field or high school diploma or equivalent and 4 years of related experience, preferably in a healthcare environment.
Ability to speak/read/write Spanish preferred.
This position works under close supervision to provide administrative functions to support the day to day operations of the community outreach function in the department. Maintains community data for catchment area. Assists in the development and/or promotion of various projects that further the mission of reducing health disparities via community outreach and engagement.
Performs administrative functions to support departmental community outreach and engagement efforts. Duties include but not limited to procurement of materials and supplies, timekeeping, responsibility for meeting logistics, daily support of community inquires, and expense tracking.
Maintains community data and contact information for catchment area. Responsible for development of tracking systems for community outreach as well as ongoing maintenance and metrics.
Delivers informational/educational programs for patients, family members, and/or the public.
Assists in building and maintaining collaborative working relationships with healthcare providers and other community partners.
Supports and assists with patient recruitment for community outreach programs.
Assists in development and/or promotion of various projects that further the mission of reducing health disparities via community outreach.
Attends and represents organization at various health fairs and community events.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Capable of prioritizing multiple projects with strong attention to detail, accuracy and deadlines.
Possess strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written/verbal communication/presentation skills Professional appearance and demeanor.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Powerpoint.
Knowledge of community health issues related to cancer prevention, screening, treatment and survivorship is preferred.
Work is performed primarily in general office area. Be able to travel within the North Texas region. Ability to attend evening and weekend events.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.