• Community Outreach Coordinator - Arab Initiative, Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities Service

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/17/2018 4:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-21553
    Category
    Research - Other
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
     
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Community Outreach Coordinator plays a vital role to ensure the success of programming and community based research focused on improving the health of Arab communities including the AMBER (Arab American Breast Cancer Education and Referral Program) project. The coordinator assists in addressing priorities and concerns of the community, as established by the community itself and the Service, by strengthening, and supporting community outreach and community based research within the Arab population, and executing numerous program and research activities. The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for developing linkages and for providing education, recruiting for studies, developing interventions, and patient navigation services based on the needs of the population.

    You need:

    • Bachelor's Degree, with 2 or more years experience involving public health, community outreach, working with Arab populations and/or related experience.
    • Must be fluent in spoken Arabic.
    • Strongly prefer candidate with the ability to read Arabic.
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Computer literacy and the ability to perform routine and some moderately difficult tasks without direct supervision.

    Hours:

    • Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

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