This position is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas
The Community Health Advocate will be responsible for managing relationships with program participants and local community based and non-profit organizations and will track program progress and time-line deliverables to ensure the goals and objectives of the project are met. The Community Health Advocate engages in a range of activities such as outreach and participant recruitment, participant screening and assessment, health education, care coordination/service navigation, and community education and engagement.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
This is a provisional position. Provisional positions are funded by external grants or contracts with established end dates. When the grant expires or is not extended, the provisional position will be eliminated. Employees in provisional positions may apply for other positions at UAMS when their provisional position ends.