General Summary: The Pediatric Senior Program Coordinator, in alignment with the mission and vision of the Pediatric Trauma/Burn Program, will be responsible for the planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and maintenance of all injury prevention programs for the Pediatric Trauma/Burn Center and Children's Center. Utilizing the pediatric trauma/burn data, the manager will develop programs to meet the needs of the patients, families and the community. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the injury prevention budget and staffing of the Injury Prevention Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees all injury prevention activities including program development, evaluation, communication initiatives and data analysis.
Provides leadership in the overall strategic planning for institution-wide child injury prevention policies and program initiatives.
Pursues, directs and evaluates external funding for current and future injury prevention projects.
Manages the injury prevention gift fund budget which includes monitoring budget expenditures, developing reports, and creating community education program budgets.
Develops comprehensive programming and adequate support for child injury prevention programming across the institution.
Utilizes evidenced based injury prevention interventions in interactions with patients and families.
Oversees the car seat program for Children's Center patients.
Leads injury prevention training programs for internal and external professionals working with pediatric patients and youth in the community.
Ensures staff compliance with injury prevention related policy/patient safety.
Assesses potential areas for injury prevention programs/services, identifies resources available to meet the needs of the community, develops and plans injury prevention programs, directs the implementation of programs, ensures evaluation of the programs, and disseminates results of the evaluation and makes recommendations based on the results.
Develops and maintains a public presence for the prevention program.
Promotes community awareness of the regional trauma center and injury prevention program, including a positive institutional community image, in conjunction with Public Affairs and Children's Center Development.
Serves as a spokesperson, both to raise awareness for child safety and to bring recognition and credibility to the hospitals community education outreach efforts.
Oversees and updates all injury prevention activities on the Hopkins Children's Center website and links to other credible injury prevention resources on the web, as well as produces print pieces such as brochures, and audiovisual aids and presentation handouts.
Works with Hospital, University, local, regional and state wide injury prevention and healthcare partners to influence institutional and public policy changes regarding injury prevention.
Collaborates with the national, state agencies (Maryland Institution Emergency Medical Service Systems-MIEMSS), regional and local agencies in developing, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of prevention and public education programs.
Conducts epidemiology research concerning trauma and burn injury control.
Actively participates with community agencies and professional organizations, within the state and nationally, to build relationships that enhance injury prevention programs throughout the region.
Maintains an understanding of public policy and represents the safety needs of children at the state and national level.
Directs the dissemination of injury prevention best practice recommendations to Hopkins families, staff, surrounding community and the media.
Serves as a health education resource for the community and an ambassador/expert in injury prevention for the hospital.
Oversees all aspects of the Injury Prevention Community Outreach Program.
Manages all elements of community education programs, including recruiting and training Hospital employees as community volunteers and organizing hospital resources for effective use by the community.
Identifies and develops community partnerships with multidisciplinary service providers, leaders and management, both internal and external, to identify needs, develop plans, identify resources, obtain grants, and implement programs to address injury prevention needs in the community.
Oversees the election and scheduling of topics, speakers, and sites.
Supervises the registration process, logistics, and distribution of equipment and supplies pertaining to Injury Prevention.
Develops culturally tailored educational and promotional materials for behavior change.
Conducts analysis of the Pediatric Trauma, State and National registry data to develop injury prevention priorities and aid in the development and evaluation of injury prevention initiatives.
Conducts data and evidence base needs assessments and program evaluations.
Designs and delivers ad hoc education for multidisciplinary personnel on injury prevention topics.
identifies through the registry and performance improvement initiatives.
Utilizes registry data to identify high risk behaviors and high risk communities to develop corresponding injury prevention strategies to reduce childhood injury, and target childhood injury prevention outreach.
Oversees the coordination of injury prevention research activities.
Designs injury prevention research protocols/study designs, scripts, and evaluation tools; and prepares documentation for IRB submissions.
Responsible for handling all inquiries pertinent to training and research protocols.
Oversees study team members to ensure protocol compliance, maintenance of complete and accurate research data, and schedules regular meetings to review study progress.
Submits annual program summary and evaluation.
Recruits, trains, orients, motivates, schedules, evaluates and supervises health educators, research assistants, staff, student interns, and volunteers; assign and review work activities to meet productivity goals, conduct performance evaluations and implement quality improvement efforts.
Promotes problem solving and open communication, sensitivity to personal problems, and recognition of performance.
Ensures communication of and compliance with institution policies, procedures, and standards.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Certification for Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST), and must renew every two years.
Five (5) years of related experience.
Master's degree in public health, health education or related discipline.
Prior supervisory experience.
Database, research protocols, community based experience, injury prevention knowledge, etc., good communication skills both written and oral. Presentation knowledge/skills both computer and public speaking.
Grant writing, research, data compiling, budget management, report writing, and community relations.
Knowledge of the principles of public health education and the ability to use these principles to address major public health concerns.
Knowledge of injury prevention strategies and best practices.
Knowledge of current state local government resources which may contribute to injury prevention strategies.
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