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Program Coordinator - Community Health

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11640672
Date Posted: 11-27-2018
Summary:  Working through the Center for Children's Health, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of assigned community-based program efforts in Cook Children's primary service areas that support and align with Cook Children's Promise, Cook Children's Strategic Plan, the Community-Wide Children's Health Assessment and Planning Survey (CCHAPS) and other relevant data. The work promotes community relationships through collaborative partnerships working with diverse populations, prioritizing high-risk children and families. The Program Coordinator serves as a resource to community and system leadership to identify target audiences to communicate results and outcomes of community-based efforts. Requires some weekend/evening work and routine travel in the six-county service area as assigned (Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Wise, Denton).

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred. 
  • At least 3 years of community-based experience in relevant field: community engagement, building community capacity, health education, health promotion, etc. 
  • Administrative experience and skills including strong computer skills and proficiency with various software/database applications. 
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or other language preferred but not required. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. 
  • Familiar with public health terminology, a self-starter, independent worker, highly motivated and able to work responsibly to protect patients' confidentiality and privacy. 

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: 

Must have current, valid Texas Driver's License with clean driving record. 
  • Private, reliable transportation capability.
  • Must be 21 years of age; take and pass Cook Children's Defensive Driving course once employed, and annually thereafter. 
  • Able to drive assigned CCHCS vehicle as an approved driver. 
  • Relevant certification in injury prevention preferred (For Example: Safe Kids Worldwide Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification, etc.).  
  • Approved relevant certification must be obtained within first 6 months of hire.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet

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