Community Liaison

HACKENSACK MERIDIAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (HMSOM) Nutley Requisition # 2023-130490 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits

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Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. 

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. 
Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The Community Liaison functions as part of the Community Programs team, under the umbrella of the Office of Medical Education, to support all of the community immersion components of the Human Dimension (HD) Course, namely the Human Dimension Voices Program (HDVP). In this program, pairs of medical students are matched with individuals and families in the community and will partner with those individuals and communities over time throughout the core curriculum of their medical education. The role will be a network builder, making connections between community residents, supporting advocacy efforts, and providing feedback on the implementation of the HD course's community immersion efforts. The role will serve as a continuity point of contact for community members. The role will also be integral in the analysis of community health needs, developing ongoing relationships with the community, and interfacing with faculty, course directors, students, and community agencies.

This is an entry-level position and a great stepping stone for someone who wants to enter the public health, social work or a related field. 

This is a hybrid role, where you will need to work 3 days in the office and 2 days at home and outreach happens on all days. 

The hours are 9:00am-4:45pm, Monday through Friday, Some flexibility is needed. 

Please attach a cover letter to your resume as one document.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs. 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Analytical and evaluation skills. 
  • Ability to assess an environment for safety from both a physical and emotional standpoint.
  • Displayed interest in the enhancement of population health.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Associate's degree. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills essential.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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