How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 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."
Position Title: Manager, Patient Access and Education
Position Location: Portland, OR (Part-time)
Work Direction: Reports to Senior Manager, Patient Access, Education and Advocacy, OSWIM Chapter
Serve as key local leader in the 541 area code for Oregon ensuring blood cancer patients can access the quality, coordinated cancer care they need.
Focus on developing and managing high-performing network of patient and provider resources and providing world-class "patient concierge" service from first call to final issue resolution.
Help establish LLS as leader in cancer cures, services, advocacy, and access.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Patient Access, Education and Advocacy, the Manager, Patient Access and Education, will focus on patients and their needs related to support, education, and access to care. Additionally, serve as a liaison with insurance carriers (public or private), employers, community and regional oncology/hematology health professionals and treatment centers, financial assistance programs, etc.
Extend community outreach by building and utilizing relationships with key community organizations and the medical community treating patients with blood cancer throughout, but not limited to, the 541 phone area.
Foster significant collaboration with LLS campaign staff to ensure volunteer development, integration and efficiency of lead-sharing, and opportunity cultivation.
Inform patient services, research and public policy efforts by capturing data on patient needs and providing analytics related to emerging or consistent trends in patient access challenges.
Establish and staff a local Mission Committee, through which manager will develop key volunteer leadership and provide focused support for sustained access, education, and advocacy engagement
Be the primary point of contact in local field area for all patient and provider contacts and relationship building.
Provide access support to patients including referrals to existing LLS resources and the expert resource network, help patients navigate insurance (including state health insurance marketplaces), financial assistance and related access programs, transportation assistance, psychosocial support referrals, and any other access needs.
Develop and manage an active network of expert resources ("expert resource network") to support patient needs.
Event plan, coordinate and implement patient and provider survivorship and disease management education programs implemented in alignment with region mission plan.
Develop effective community partnerships to address underserved local populations.
Write grants to support local education/support programs and public policy/advocacy efforts.
Support region mission director in assessing the ongoing needs and gaps in access support, services, and education for patients and providers.
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Advanced degrees in health/business disciplines a plus (e.g. MBA, MSW, MSN, MPH) Experience in hematology/oncology a plus.
Ability to travel within local territory and work flexible hours.
For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume and salary history (SALARY HISTORY MUST BE INCLUDED FOR CONSIDERATION), to:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
9320 SW Barbur Blvd. Ste 350
Portland, OR 97219
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