Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
The Duke Trauma Pediatric Injury Prevention (IP) Coordinator is responsible for ongoing pediatric injury prevention initiatives as well as development and implementation of new injury prevention programs. Activities will be local and regional.
Hours: Equivalent to 30 hours/week (eligible for full-time benefits)
Location: Hybrid; Travel to Events-both local and regionally
Supports and adheres to Duke Hospital's policies, procedures, philosophy and mission, applying customer service standards and excellence in attitude and behaviors in performing all job responsibilities.
Coordinates Safe Kids Program for Durham County
Coordinates pediatric injury prevention activities of Duke Trauma Center
Coordinates Child Passenger Safety Program for local areas
Identifies opportunities for injury prevention programming in the local and regional communities and collaborates with key personnel in those areas for program implementation
Develop and implement new pediatric injury prevention programs as needed based on the trauma registry data
Participates in Performance Improvement initiatives for the Trauma Center.
Evaluates the performance impact of planned outreach programs. Responsible for developing goals, objectives, strategies in collaboration with the Trauma Center team
Represent the Duke Trauma Center and Emergency Service CSU in a variety of local and regional public forums, to include professional meetings, developing and participating in educational programs.
Provides contact between Duke Trauma Center and the Duke RAC members related to pediatric injury prevention efforts
Track and disseminate legislative information regarding injury prevention
Function as a resource person for the RAC members
Write and monitor grants for injury prevention materials and research
Participate in research related to injury prevention initiatives
Participate in state trauma meeting.
Maintain a professional image by participating in assigned management activities, volunteer organizations, and remaining current in trends and changes in the trauma venue.
Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
Work requires completion of a Bachelor's degree; strongly preferred BSN.
Minimum of two years' experience in health education and prevention
Minimum of 5 years of pediatric health care experience. Experience with children who have complex medical needs is preferred
Demonstrated ability of successful interpersonal communications and customer service skills
Experience in educational programming and systems development
Proficiency with basic computer skills
Bachelor's degree in health related field with a preference for BSN.
Certification as a Child Passenger Safety Technician or obtain within 12 months of hire.
Additional certification required for children with special health care needs within 2 years of hire
Physical and Mental Requirements
Physical abilities to complete job duties and responsibilities under prescribed environmental and working conditions
Ability to lift 20 pounds from shoulder height and lower to floor.
Work requires a minimum of five years of experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of business-related education, training and/or development programs, preferably in a research environment.
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