Seeking a full time Project Coordinator to work on an Americares funded project creating and implementing a Pediatric Disaster Mental Health Intervention (PDMHI). The intervention will focus on training pediatric healthcare providers to administer psychological first aid to children affected by Hurricane Sandy, and will be in place for use in response to future disasters. The intervention is a joint effort between Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn and the Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
The Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the intervention, and act as chief coordinator and point person for scheduling and data entry. He/she will support the Physician Administrator in the completion of deliverables, particularly in terms of scheduling meetings, planning logistically for training sessions and meeting with consultants and trainers. During data collection, the Project Coordinator will assist in data entry, data cleaning and tracking of results. The Project Coordinator will spearhead the educational component of the deliverables, and oversee the scheduling, assignment and completion of train-the-trainer sessions. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for experience in the healthcare field, offering exposure to pediatrics, psychology, leaders in the field of disaster preparedness and physician training programs. There will be opportunities to assist in writing papers for publication and presenting at major academic conferences. The position will be primarily based at Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital, but will involve some travel to meetings and training sites in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Requirements: Bachelors’ degree, administrative experience, excellent communication skills, valid driver’s license.
Preferred Skills: Ideal candidate has a background in quantitative analysis, background or strong interest in pediatrics, healthcare, psychology, training, and/or medicine.
34,000 per year.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to:
Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Maimonides Medical Center - 18 months ago
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