Community Outreach Representative Melanoma Program

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Gilbert, Arizona

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Marketing and Communications

Great careers are built at Banner Health. We understand that talented health care professionals appreciate having options. We are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices throughout our network of facilities. Apply today, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

The T.W. Lewis Melanoma Center of Excellence at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of melanoma, with a vision to become the leading center for melanoma care in the Southwest.

Since opening in 2017, the Center has served more than 1,000 new patients and counting. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 2,900 new cases of melanoma in Arizona this year. With 90% of melanoma diagnoses related to sun exposure, and Arizona being the sunniest state in the U.S., there is no better place to wage war on this disease.

Our team of experts work together to meet the individual needs of each patient. With all services at one location, our skin cancer experts can truly treat the whole person - not just the disease.

As a Community Outreach Representative on this team, we offer a customer-focused and friendly work environment with career growth opportunities. You'll work closely with a lively team dedicated to brining awareness to the prevention and treatment of melanoma. Your role is essential as you outreach to local dermatology clinics, help organize community events and apply your excellent public speaking skills. Our team works together and is passionate about the mission of our melanoma program.

This opportunity is full-time, exempt, 40hrs a week. Requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends when we have community events. This position is remote-hybrid; requires you to be local to Arizona.

Experience innovative technology and exceptional opportunities for growth and development at Banner Health's state-of-the-art hospital Banner Gateway Medical Center. With comprehensive electronic medical records, physician order entry, digital radiography and proprietary advanced patient monitoring, Banner Gateway provides you with the innovative resources you need to provide your patients with the best care possible. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnetâ„¢ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Located near Phoenix in Gilbert, Ariz., Banner Gateway Medical Center offers 286 private rooms, 13 operating suites, a 46-bed emergency department and shares a campus with the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our WIS and NICU services support an average of 4,000 deliveries per year. Key specialties include oncology, obstetrics, bariatric surgery, emergency and other services that focus on meeting the changing needs of the dynamic and growing community we serve.

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Located in Gilbert, Ariz. (the Phoenix Metro area) on the Banner Gateway Campus, the center provides world-class care for oncology patients - both inpatient and outpatient - and has also brought leading oncology programs to the Banner Gateway campus including designation as a Stem Cell Transplant Center of Excellence and comprehensive Head & Neck cancer care. Our capabilities include five linear accelerator vaults, a brachytherapy vault, an advanced diagnostic imaging suite with PET/CT scan, more than 70 infusion bays, a cryopreservation lab and much more. Our inpatient medical oncology unit also incorporates a program that utilizes the electronic surveillance partnership in caring for the patient, where remote nurses have the ability to interact with patients via two-way audio-video to assist the bedside nurse with patient care.


This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing programs and services which promote and increase public awareness and potential referral sources for a target patient population. Provides referral criteria, information on clinical trials, and advances in treatment to referral facilities, patients, families and the community at large.


1. Raises public awareness by developing and maintaining educational materials, resources and references for target patient population. Plans, organizes, or attends community or fund raising events, health fairs, programs, special events, speaking engagements and educational activities. Serves as a community spokesperson and advocate for target population.

2. Generates patient referrals by making regular on-site contacts with referral sources and providing education materials and referral criteria.

3. Develops reference and referral resources such as health/wellness presentations, libraries, call centers, or web sites for patients and families which expedite their access to care, inform them of clinical trials and advocacy groups, current research, new medications, new therapies, and medical advancements.

4. Participates in the development of the department budget in conjunction with established goals and objectives. Plays a key role in ensuring budgetary goals are met on an annual basis. Participates in, develops and maintains strategic goals, objectives and program services and activities which may include marketing plans.

5. Internal customers include volunteers, physicians and staff, including management and administrative level employees. External customers include community and business organizations, potential patient referral facilities, patients and families.


Knowledge normally acquired through a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, nursing, social work or other health related field.

Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance plan.

Skill level typically achieved through one to two years experience in a not-for-profit marketing, communications, or program services environment. Must travel within the community or outside the community to activities and events.

Employees working at Olive Branch Senior Center must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.


Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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