Under general supervision, assist in the development, coordination, implemention, and evaluation activities for an injury prevention program/safety center targeting central city families, Work in collaboration with Milwaukee Adolescent Health Program (MAHP) providers and staff concerning teen-parent families.
1. Under general direction and in collaboration with both pediatric and adolescent medicine (MAHP) providers and staff maintain the Downtown Health Center’s Safety Corner kiosk. This will include facilitating injury prevention screening for Downtown Health Center patients, ensuring proper screening and verificating patient eligibility based on program requirements.
2. Distribute key injury prevention tools (i.e. car seats, cribs, bike and multisport helmets, smoke detectors, gun locks and stove guards as well as other identified injury prevention tools) utilizing established research protocols to support adult behavior change. Assist in the assessment of the long-term use of the provided injury prevention tools among the participants.
3. Aid in the evaluation and quality assessments of injury prevention tool distributions. Identify problems or obstacles in the system/procedures and communicate to program stakeholders.
4. Order, monitor and maintain adequate inventory of all injury prevention tools. Verify accuracy of bills and invoices. Troubleshoot any discrepancies.
5. Collect required data forms from patients and clinic staff. Monitor CHW injury-related visits data and identify consistencies in information. Enter confidential data into the Injury Prevention Database and Sphere system in a secure and timely fashion.
6. Provide general project related clerical support.
7. Maintain Child Passenger Safety Training Certification including attending two community car seat events annually; quarterly technician meetings; and Safe Kids coalition meetings.
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Prefer Associate Degree or 2 years of college.
Experience: 2 years of related experience. Prior clinical patient education/support, research and patient care experience preferred. Experience with program coordination and management in a medical research or educational environment helpful.
Certifications/Licenses: CITI training is required within 90 days of hire. Certification as a car seat technician required within 6 months of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong problem solving and attentiveness to detail required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.