Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties: SOCCI remains fully committed to community outreach, engagement and partnerships to reduce cancer health disparities in Los Angeles. As a result, SOCCI is launching a robust community outreach, engagement and partnerships efforts that are part of the new Research Center for Health Equity, to conduct research and provide community outreach and engagement to reduce health disparities in Los Angeles County, in collaboration with SOCCI and Cedars-Sinai Medical Network leadership. The Community Outreach Coordinator conducts direct outreach with identified communities and populations (e.g. LGBTQ, Hispanic Latino, Filipino, Korean and other Asian communities, immigrant population) in an effort to provide cancer education and build bonds, relationships, and partnerships. The coordinator will seek community and health leaders to help guide outreach activities and inform cultural tailoring of cancer education programs. A key goal of the coordinator will be to organize communities around initiatives that reduce cancer health disparities, and promote prevention and early detection programs. This position, under the supervision of the Community Outreach, Engagement, and Partnerships Administrator for the Research Center for Health Equity is responsible for bringing together important cancer information, resources and evidence-based awareness programs to the community. In addition, he/she/they will be responsible for data collection when necessary and will represent the Research Center for Health Equity in community settings. He/she will also collaborate with colleagues and experts to conduct trainings in the community. This position will provide feedback to the director(s), principal investigators, clinicians and researchers, and administrators on community priorities, needs and barriers on a regular basis to help catalyze the development of research projects and needed community programs. In addition, the coordinator will promote participation in research and clinical trials for underrepresented and underserved populations. We are seeking a dynamic, action-oriented, and culturally competent and bilingual (Korean Proficient) community outreach and programs coordination professional in this position with exceptional interpersonal, communication and data management skills.
Developing and managing relationships with key community organizations, stakeholders, including supporting the newly established Research Center for Health Equity
Coordinating cancer education programs at the neighborhood-level (e.g. Korea town, East Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and other areas identified as priorities by the SOCCI leadership or MDN leadership)
Participating in events, conferences, health fairs and other community activities to represent Research Center for Health Equity
Supporting regular communications activities related cancer in the community and with partners. For example, working in the social media space and creating news stories
Coordination of specific aspects of program planning and implementation, including adhering to timelines and achieving necessary outcomes
Assist with all aspects of event management: o Act as point person for event set up (securing space, transporting materials, ordering food, etc.) o Assist in the design, production, and dissemination of collateral marketing materials (letters, brochures, and flyers) o Invitation and guests' communications and list management o Facility set-up and break-down
Regularly promote participation in research and clinical trials and provide feedback to research team on barriers to access
Assist with various office tasks, including photocopying, preparing packets, answering phones, and filing
Assist with data collection, analysis, and report preparation
Drafting e-mails, documents, or letters as assigned
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Preferred a Bachelors Degree in a related discipline and fluency in Korean, including reading and writing. Preferred experience in cancer education. Experience:
2-3 years of grassroots community outreach experience.
A collaborative working style
Background in health education and community outreach
Background in data collection (surveys, focus groups, interviews)
Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
The ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent public relations skills
Proficient analytical thinking and creative skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Ability to develop and maintain data-bases
Program planning and evaluation skills
Ideal candidate is highly motivated, and has the ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
Reliable transportation is a must
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends occasionally Physical Demands: Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds. Physical Demands: Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling, Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Repetitive Motions, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly comp...etitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.