The Injury Prevention (IP) Program Coordinator, under the supervision of the Trauma Program Manager, works to reduce the burden of injury and improve trauma care within the region through injury prevention and public education programs. The Injury Prevention Coordinator is responsible for promoting Children’s Hospital Boston’s role as a leader in childhood injury prevention locally, regionally and nationally, in part by establishing and maintaining relationships with referring agencies and community members throughout the region.
- Collaborating with other health professionals and agencies, organizations, and community members.
- Developing, coordinating, marketing, and evaluating internal and external injury prevention and outreach activities.
- Developing and maintaining community partnerships to meet the educational needs of groups at risk for injury.
- Collaborating with existing national, regional, state, and local injury prevention programs, and participates in events sponsored by outside agencies, as appropriate.
- Applying principles of age-appropriate teaching strategies when planning or participating in events/ programs. Coaching others involved in injury prevention efforts.
- Working closely with Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Director to identify financial needs for the program’s injury prevention initiatives.
- Implementing measures to monitor outcomes and effectiveness of prevention programs.
- Coordinating funding opportunities.
- Participating in Boston Children’s Hospital Injury Prevention workgroups.
- Providing ongoing injury prevention activity reports to the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Medical Director. Assisting with Trauma Program educational activities and meetings, including monthly trauma rounds, trauma staff meetings, trauma management meetings, etc.
- Associate's degree with one year of relevant experience. Bachelor's degree preferred.
- The Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
- The Ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.
- The Ability to speak in front of groups.
- Well-developed organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills; self-motivated and able to work independently in the community as well as part of a team.
- Valid driver’s license is preferred.
- Spanish speaking preferred.
- The Ability to participate in night and weekend events is preferred.