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Community Outreach Specialist

  • Job ID: 781979343
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Flexible Dayshift Schedule (Ex. 8am-4pm)
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.80 to $44.62 / hour


UPMC Susquehanna is currently searching for a full-time Community Outreach Specialist. This position will be a critical member of our community outreach team, working with internal staff and external organizations to forward the mission of UPMC locally through partnership and community events. 

Promotes UPMC in Northcentral PA by appropriately marketing its services, service lines and physicians via outreach activities, wellness events, public information, etc. to increase referrals and provide education/outreach support to Strategic Planning and other departments.


  • Manage the development and implementation of community health programs.
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate educational/outreach/promotional programs (with follow up completed as needed), including Safe Sitter, health fairs/screenings (i.e., corporate events, public prostate, and stroke screenings, etc.), community education programs, and wellness activities.
  • Individuals/groups/companies utilize the Health Line or staff is contacted directly to request needed services.
  • Plan and schedule events, contact staff/physicians to provide services, information, etc. Informational displays/programs, and assist with health fairs/screenings (blood pressure, blood glucose, computerized body composition, lung capacity, assist with osteoporosis/PIXI, assist with skin cancer, prostate, other physician-directed health screenings, wax bath, etc.).
  • Work with/assist Community Outreach staff, corporate PR & Marketing staff, outside vendors and others in the development/production/placement of the following:
  • Advertising (print and radio/work with artists, photographers, designers, printers, etc.); Promotion (giveaways, sponsorships, vendors, etc.).
  • Publications (oversee design, development, and production of brochures and other printed materials), Outreach programs.
  • PowerPoint (and other audio/visual presentations and displays).
  • Direct Communication (verbal and written).
  • Assist Manager of Community Relations in implementing plans and budget.
  • Provide input and guidance to personnel regarding appropriate physician/service referrals, record keeping, and reporting, etc.
  • Assist with Community Health Needs Assessment and community benefit tracking.
  • Assist in the appropriation of funds for office supplies and materials, promotional materials, advertising, community outreach activities, etc.



  • Bachelor's degree in Communication, Marketing or a related field required.
  • Strong communications and customer service skills are necessary.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office - especially Excel and Word).
  • Public speaking (limited), the ability to appropriately field requests to the proper person, department, committee, etc.
  • Basic finance skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all members of the health care delivery team (including physicians, extenders, families, patients) as well as the general public.
  • Follow through with projects from inception to completion.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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