Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
The Regional Injury Prevention Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating unintentional injury strategies in Lorain, Richland, Ashland and Medina counties and other identified communities throughout the territory, working in collaboration with partner agencies and other health and safety organizations to address the needs of high-risk populations in a culturally competent manner.
1. Responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with regional injury prevention strategies, working in collaboration with community agencies. 2. Provides technical assistance to internal staff, public and private organizations and partnerships that focus on unintentional injuries, special need and vulnerable populations in the identified territory. 3. Develops and implements strategies that will lead to long-term involvement of community institutions, organizations and individuals in unintentional injury prevention promotion, assessment, and evaluation activities. 4. Ensures compliance with federal and state rules, regulations and mandates and submits required reporting to appropriate agencies. 5. Collaborates with External Affairs staff and others to review data and best practices, align and/or identify and address identified injury and risk areas, identifies vulnerable populations, such as refugees or disparity issues and addresses injury prevention interventions in culturally appropriate manner. 6. Engage partner agencies, such as school districts, to change or adopt policies focused on Return to Learn and Return to Play, teen driving, playground regulations and other identified areas. 7. Work with Supervisor to develop a partnership engagement plan for his/her identified territory. 8. Works with PR and Marketing on social media marketing campaigns and public awareness tactics designed to increase awareness of injury prevention. 9. Maintains inventory of program supplies. 10. Work collaboratively with Supervisor, Director, Foundation and Grants Administration to solicit and monitor funds to support programs and activities and complete grant reports. 11. Provides oversight for program administration, leadership, financial management, and reporting. 12. Serves as a liaison between target populations, social service agencies and medical providers at Akron Children's. 13. Serves in a leadership role on an identified regional Safe Kids Coalition or other pediatric injury prevention collaborative such as Safe Communities. 14. Contributes to the effective delivery of service to clients. 15. Other duties as required.
Experience managing or coordinating a community-based public health or voluntary health-related agency is required.
Travel and valid Ohio driver's license is required.
Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
Experience in healthcare is preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.] or similar software is required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, or related field is required.
Certification: Child passenger safety technician certification is required or obtained within 60 days from hire.
Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is required.
Years of experience supervising: N/A
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