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Employer: Duke University
Located in: Durham, North Carolina
Degree Required: Bachelors
Durham, NC, US, 27710
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Working title: Community Engagement & Patient Navigation Coordinator
Responsible for planning, coordinating, administering, and supervising activities within the Community Outreach & Engagement, Health Education, and Health Screening, and Community-Facing Navigation program areas within Duke Cancer Institute’s Office of Health Equity (OHE) as directed by OHE leadership; develop, coordinate and advise on policy related to assigned major programs. Provide supervision over Community-Facing Navigators/Health Educators within the OHE. Lead and develop major/key Community Outreach activities for the OHE. Collaborate with OHE team members to capture data for research studies and evaluate effectiveness and impact of studies, programs, and activities.
Community Outreach and Screening
Provide outreach and eliminate barriers to promote cancer screening; educate clients of available community resources to improve health. Assist clients in obtaining transportation, childcare or other support when necessary.
Community and Research
Basic Life Saving [BLS] certification from the American Heart Association or Duke approved equivalent course is a requirement of this position.
And other work as assigned.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
The intent of this job description is to be representative of the level and the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities.
Qualifications Required At This Level
Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires three years of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events.
Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Ability to provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting standards and monitoring performance.
Skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems.
Skills evaluating program performance, summarizing findings, communicating results, and forming an action plan.
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources
The preferred candidate will have experience as a Community Health Educator and Patient Navigator.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
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Posted on 08/07/2019
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