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Patient & Community Outreach Manager - Raleigh, North Carolina

Company: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."
The Patient & Community Outreach Manager develops and implements strategies in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's goals (LLS) including: conduct outreach to raise awareness and connect more patients with LLS, as soon after diagnosis as possible, with an emphasis on underserved populations; provide ongoing support and education and facilitate access to quality care for patients and caregivers; and build healthcare provider and community relationships to increase referrals of blood cancer patients and caregivers to LLS. The Patient & Community Outreach Manager will provide or coordinate information, services, community education, and outreach to patients and caregivers, survivors, and healthcare professionals in their coverage areas. This role will serve as a key mission leader in the region for which they are responsible. As a valued member of LLS, you are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Our offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 403b retirement plan along with generous paid time off. In addition, we observe federal paid holidays throughout the year, and offer a wellness program and an employee assistance program. While employees may be permitted to work remotely, travel to the assigned office, HUB or Satellite Offices may be required as determined by the employee's manager and the employee's Strategic Talent Partner.
Duties and Responsibilities: Community Engagement and Health Equity

Promote LLS as an essential resource for disease, treatment, and support information for blood cancer patients and families. Design and implement outreach initiatives to expand LLS reach, including conducting culturally tailored outreach within underserved communities across the local region.Foster and maintain relationships with community-based organizations and healthcare delivery institutions.Volunteer Development and Leadership
Engage volunteer leaders to better reach local oncology professionals and key stakeholders, to build relationships with LLS region colleagues, and to assist with patient outreach and community events. Develop and maintain a volunteer infrastructure to support all aspects of the role.Community Education and Services
Create resources and programs that allow for deeper patient engagement throughout the cancer journey.Conduct community-based patient education programs in select markets, including underserved areas. Assess the need for support, services, and education for patients and providers in the Region.Mission Integration
Collaborate and partner with internal stakeholders, including other Education & Services staff, Region Executive Directors, and philanthropy colleagues to ensure joint planning, mutually beneficial support, and effective advancement toward overarching LLS goals and strategies.Partner with LLS colleagues to provide information about the LLS mission to internal and external stakeholders, including staff, potential volunteers, donors, and funders. Partner with LLS public policy and advocacy staff to identify advocates and patient stories and maintain engagement in policy initiatives.Perform other related duties as assigned. #LI-Hybrid
Education & Experience Requirements:
BA or BS required; advanced degree in health or social sciences related discipline preferred.4-6 years of related experience. Position Requirements:
Experience and skills in relationship management in healthcare, community health outreach, healthcare service delivery, health education programming, and volunteer development.Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to articulate the LLS Mission (Research, Patient & Professional Programs, Advocacy/Policy) to a wide audience. Strong cultural competency and regular practice of cultural humility.Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and communities. Strong healthcare knowledge base with oncology experience preferred.Strong problem-solving, priority-setting and project management skills.Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure and perform multiple tasks.Fundraising experience a plus.Strong computer skills required. Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Must reside within the Region area(s) managed.Position may require 25% to 50% travel; night and weekend work will be required.Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
LLS is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in its workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, race, color, creed, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, religion, genetic predisposition or information, physical or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. LLS seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission and where they will join a cohort of others who have chosen to call LLS home. LLS complies with all applicable laws which prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment supportive of all of our employees and the communities we serve.

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