Summary: Working through the Center for Children'sHealth, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the development,coordination and implementation of assigned community-based program efforts in CookChildren's primary service areas that support and align with Cook Children'sPromise, Cook Children's Strategic Plan, the Community-Wide Children's HealthAssessment and Planning Survey (CCHAPS) and other relevant data. The workpromotes community relationships through collaborative partnerships workingwith diverse populations, prioritizing high-risk children and families.
With a focus on Gun Safety, Child Passenger Safety andPoison Prevention, the Program Coordinator will serve as a resource tocommunity and system leadership to identify target audiences to communicateresults and outcomes of community-based efforts. Requires some weekend/eveningwork and routine travel in the six-county service area as assigned (Tarrant,Johnson, Hood, Parker, Wise, Denton).
At least 3 years of community-based experience in relevantfield: community engagement, building community capacity, health education,health promotion, etc.
Administrative experience and skills including strongcomputer skills and proficiency with various software/database applications.
Bilingual in English/Spanish or other language preferred butnot required.
Effective verbal and written communication skills andexcellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Familiar with public health terminology, a self-starter,independent worker, highly motivated and able to work responsibly to protectpatients' confidentiality and privacy.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Must have current, valid Texas Driver's License with cleandriving record.
Private, reliable transportation capability.
Must be 21 years of age; take and pass Cook Children'sDefensive Driving course once employed, and annually thereafter.
Able to drive assigned CCHCS vehicle as an approved driver;
Relevant certification in injury prevention preferred.
Child Safety Coordinators ONLY require Safe Kids WorldwideChild Passenger Safety Technician Certification, or must be obtained withinfirst 6 months of hire.
Internal Number: 47404
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.