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Program Coordinator I - 62040

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

LOC_ROBERTS-Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 74941

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Unique opportunity for an individual with training in psychology, public health, social work, or communications to provide program coordination and facilitate the center’s information outreach and product dissemination to improve trauma-informed health care for children across the US.

 

The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS) is based at both CHOP and AI DuPont / Nemours, and addresses medical trauma in the lives of pediatric patients and their families.  CPTS is a partner in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.  Our multi-disciplinary team partners with medical and mental health providers at both the local and national level. CPTS seeks to increase awareness and recognition of medical traumatic stress, disseminate empirically-based screening and interventions, provide training and educational curricula about best practices, and develop patient education resources that support trauma-informed pediatric health care.

 

Interested candidates should have prior experience in project coordination, data collection / analysis, management of websites and social media, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates must have background and skills to be able to carry out responsibilities effectively, with minimal supervision.

 

Job Responsibilities

The Program Coordinator will:

 

Provide administrative / project coordination, working closely with Center Director

 

Coordinate outreach and dissemination activities to healthcare professionals, with a particular focus on achieving broad reach through the Center’s online and social media efforts

  • Develop specific strategies for effective online / web presence and outreach to meet Center goals.
  • Manage maintenance and technical / content updates to HealthCareToolbox.org website.
  • Manage the Center’s social media presence and develop new streams of communication.
  • Assist in developing materials for professionals, patients, and families, including writing and editing content for website, social media, and other forums.

 

Coordinate evaluation of CPTS projects and programs, including:

  • Ensuring efficient data collection across projects and programs.
  • Analyze process and outcome data related to key Center performance goals and metrics.
  • Prepare reports to meet Center and SAMHSA / NCTSI requirements for evaluation data.

 

Assist with CPTS presentations, publications, and information requests.

 

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

The ideal candidate will possess:

 

  • Bachelors degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in public health, psychology, communications or closely related field, with prior experience in program coordination, evaluation, and data analysis.
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple constituencies to implement data collection.
  • Experience in web-based outreach and in management of websites and other web-based media.
  • Must have strong writing skills for the web (including social media and blog posts)
  • Ability to produce clearly written summaries of data analyses for professional reports, and experience in writing for the public / consumers with an ‘all-literacy’ approach.
  • Experience in grant writing, grant management, health care communication, program evaluation preferred.
  • Experience in data management and analysis and development of questionnaires or surveys preferred.
  • Experience working in a health care setting, preferably with children and families.

 

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in public health, psychology, communications or closely related field, with prior experience in program coordination, evaluation and data analysis.
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple constituencies to implement data collection.
  • Experience in web-based outreach and in management of websites and other web-based media is strongly desired.
  • Must have strong writing skills for the web (including social media and blog posts)
  • Ability to produce clearly written summaries of data analyses for professional reports, and experience in writing for the public / consumers with an ‘all-literacy’ approach.
  • Experience working clinically or administratively in a health care setting, preferably with children and families.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

None

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Public Health, Life Sciences, or related field
  • Minimum of two years experience in conducting research trials and/or project coordination 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Able to work independently and interact with researchers, community members, and CHOP staff.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

  • Masters degree.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Knowledge / understanding of the impact of trauma and traumatic stress on children and families.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and appropriately with a variety of professional and lay audiences
  • Ability to communicate with children and families in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrated skills in project or program evaluation and in data management.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and collaborative approach to projects and tasks.
  • Ability to organize oneself and perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel required. Knowledge of SPSS, web-based survey and search tools preferred.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

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