Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator

    Job Title
    Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    The Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Cooridnator: 

    • Manages the design, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the Trauma Injury Prevention Program which includes public education and outreach
    • Markets all components of injury prevention to members of the community including youth program
    • Ensures that the program complies with the requirements of the American College of Surgeons Level 1 Trauma Center designation
    • Interacts internally with the Trauma Program staff, physicians, patients, Hospital and University officials
    • Interacts externally with the general public, local and federal government agencies
    •  Develops and maintains an Injury Prevention Center and database
    •  Develops injury prevention projects for internal and external customers
    • Establishes collaborative relationships with community organizations with interests in injury prevention
    • Delivers injury prevention programs through a variety of formats including lectures, health fairs and literature hand-outs
    • Conducts research relating to trauma prevention and incorporates the findings into the Center accordingly
    • Assists in the Trauma Service Quality Improvement Program
    • Participates in continuing education programs concerning trauma to maintain own skills and knowledge base
    • Responsible for grant writing to obtain funding for injury prevention outreach activities
    Qualified candidates will possess:
    • Master’s degree in nursing, public health or related science required.  MPH preferred
    • Five (5) years of comprehensive experience/knowledge of the field of injury prevention

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

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