Program Coordinator- Adult Injury Prevention
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Wisconsin

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Posting Summary

The Program Coordinator for the Adult Injury Prevention Program coordinates injury prevention, community and professional outreach education, and program development activities. The Coordinator is responsible for the hands-on, day-to-day management and support of all prevention activities, strategic planning, and budgeting. The Coordinator serves as the communicator and resource link to the Section of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Burn, and Surgical Critical Care. Work involves extensive public contact and includes acting as a liaison with local public health staff, other professionals, community-based organizations, and government agencies. The Coordinator represents the UW Trauma Program, and is delegated broad responsibility for program implementation and works with considerable independence. This position is funded for three years, following that time this position is responsible for securing injury prevention grants or other external funding mechanisms in order to be self sustaining. This position reports to the Director of Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing and the Trauma Medical Director.


1. Bachelor's degree in community health education or other health or human services-related field required.
2. Master's degree in community health education or other health or human services-related field preferred.

Work Experience:
1. Three (3) years of previous injury prevention experience working with community program development, outreach and education required.
2. Five (5) or more years of previous injury prevention experience working with community program development, fundraising, demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse range of groups, professionals, agencies, media, community members, and patients preferred.
3. Budgeting, as well as grant management and evaluation experience preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse range of groups, professionals, agencies, community members and patients.
2. Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate people and projects in a fiscally responsible manner.
3. Ability to work effectively as a liaison with community-based organizations and the business community.
4. Team-based management and leadership skills.
5. Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
6. Strong written, verbal, and lecture communication skills.
7. Proficient in the use of software programs such as MS Word, email, scheduling software, and data spread sheets.

Physical Requirements: Sedentary- Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


This is a Non-Represented position and falls into Pay Grade 7. The salary range begins at $48,734 per year. Education, experience, tenure and internal equity may be taken into consideration when job offers are extended.

Work Schedule

100%, Day shifts, Monday through Friday. Weekend shifts may be required. Hours may vary based on operational needs of the department.


This position is in the "Authority Non-Rep" Benefits package. UWHC employees enjoy competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package.

  • Vacation (15 days) // (Pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Legal Holidays (9 days) // (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Sick Leave (12 days/year) // (pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement (covered in the Wisconsin Retirement system on day 1)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Tax-Sheltered Annuities (TSA)
  • Employee Reimbursement Accounts (ERA)
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Staffing Team

Contact Mary Jo Casey for more information at or at 608-890-6687

Who We Are...

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is a 566 bed facility that ranks among the finest academic medical centers in the United States. Frequently cited in publications listing the nation's best health care providers, UW Hospital and Clinics is recognized as a national leader in fields such as cancer treatment, pediatrics, ophthalmology, surgical specialties and organ transplantation.

UW Hospital and Clinics offers:
  • More than 900 active medical staff and more than 80 outpatient clinics.
  • Six intensive care units (trauma and life support, pediatric, cardiac, cardiothoracic, burn, neurosurgery) with 83 total beds .
  • Nine satellite locations .
  • One of only two organizations in Wisconsin with designated level One Adult and Pediatric trauma centers.
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