Plans, develops, coordinates, and implements injury prevention activities and interventions for the Bristol Bay region.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or related field is preferred.
Two (2) years experience in Injury Prevention, plus knowledge of basic concepts, principals and techniques of epidemiology, environmental health, community development, statistics, and personal computers.
Requires completion or eligibility for enrollment in Indian Health Service Injury Prevention Epidemiology Fellowship Program.
Demonstrate core Injury Prevention competencies; as adopted from the Safe States Alliance (previously State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association); including knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span (e.g., pediatric/adult/geriatric) and possess the ability to assess age specific data.
Contribute to the BBAHC Mission, align Injury Prevention program with the BBAHC Strategic Plan, organizational and departmental polices.
Support Suicide Prevention efforts by providing data and resources which restrict access to lethal means (e.g., gun safes).
Collect, analyze, prepare, and enter injury data into Epi-Info, Severe Injury Surveillance System (SISS) database. This includes investigating mishaps to determine basic facts and circumstances around injuries.
Provide injury data and trends to the Injury Prevention Specialist I.
Develop and disseminate formal reports on injury mortality and morbidity within the Bristol Bay region.
Programmatically support, mentor, and train Injury Prevention Specialist I.
Develop annual work plan based on current data and trends.
Develop, manage and maintain cognizance of injury prevention budget(s).
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of medical terminology and coding processes.
Maintain, organize, and inventory all injury prevention equipment and supplies including monitoring instruments, helmets, floats coats, and infant seats, etc.
Coordinate injury prevention activities with and provide support to ANTHC and other local, state, and federal agencies, area schools, and other BBAHC departments.
Provide assistance, in regards to injury prevention, to area agencies through networking, resource development, communication, and coordination.
Keep current on new information and advances in the field of injury prevention.
Other comprehensive injury prevention activities or projects as appropriate
Performs other duties as assigned.