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Providence Program Coordinator Community Outreach in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Program Coordinator Community Outreach ( Oncology Support Services , Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Develop a community outreach program that is responsive to the issues described in the community needs assessment. Present plan to manager for approval. Provide input to the development/update of the Community Needs Assessment report.

  • Establish awareness, prevention, and screening activities that follow nationally accepted, evidenced-based guidelines and interventions. Ensure the appropriate number of events and programs are in place, as directed by the Cancer Committee. Evaluate activities based upon established goals and make adjustments to programs as needed.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of cancer patient and community stakeholder satisfaction surveys and focus groups to identify barriers to care.

  • Create and execute multiple cancer screening events annually. Develop budget, establish marketing plan, coordinate volunteers, and ensure all risk, legal, and consent requirements are obtained. Establish for post-event follow-up for findings that have suspicious and/or positive findings.

  • Work with PAMC Marketing/Communications department and Providence Foundation to promote Cancer Center survivorship and psychosocial programming.

  • Update at least annually all needed Cancer Center promotional materials.

  • Write content and develop channels to promote outreach efforts, such as website, social media, print, TV, and PSAs. Track effectiveness of each vehicle.

  • Create quarterly report summarizing the activities provided, the results of outreach programs, and their effectiveness in the community. Present results to Cancer Center Director, Foundation and Cancer Committee as requested.

  • Participate on accreditation committees for outreach efforts.

  • Perform administrative functions including supply orders, meeting planning and coordination (agendas and minutes) as needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in related field or equivalent educ/experience

  • 2 years experience in event or community programs

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public health, health literacy, community engagement

  • 2 years previous experience in health-related outreach or community engagement

  • 2 years experience working with senior level management and physicians is a plus

  • Computer experience: Office 356- Particularly Sharepoint. Website design. Graphic design type applications and social media experience.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Marketing/PR/Communications

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 278008