This position supports the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program team by coordinating and implementing the child passenger safety program and participating in various community outreach activities for Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. The position reports directly to the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program Manager.
Basic Function: Coordinate and conduct online and face to face car seat safety and general safety presentations. Participate in varying outreach and hospital-based activities and tabling events (i.e. health fairs, community fairs, festivals, and events, etc.) pertaining to child passenger safety and other safety topics focused on children's health. Typical Duties and responsibilities:
Assist in scheduling special events such as workshops, fairs, online presentations and in person presentations.
Installs and check car seats and booster seats and participate in seat check events held locally
Responsible for setup of events and gathering appropriate materials for distribution at events.
Assists in the creation and disseminates information on child passenger safety best practices; develops and delivers public an online virtual presentations to audiences which include medical staff , childcare providers, parents, school age children and community stakeholders.
Adapts communication and teaching styles to effectively engage and interact with diverse individuals and groups.
Maintains detailed records of the services provided.
Tracks inventory of car seats and delivers seats to community organizations.
Collect and report numbers of installations and seat checks and prepares grant progress reports.
Produces newsletters, annual reports, news releases, brochures, fliers, and all other marketing and public relations materials.
Takes pictures at events to capture details of events.
Assist with social media efforts including Facebook and Twitter.
Prepares communications and reports as needed.
Interacts professionally on a regular basis with staff, media, vendors and the general public. Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed.
Respond to public and community inquiries on child passenger safety initiative.
Oversee the maintenance of a community database of interested parties.
Stays current on upcoming outreach events; including outreach at community events and/or festivals.
Assist with research studied and follow- up phone calls as needed.
Assists with data entry.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and use of internet.
Knowledge of teaching on online platforms like Zoom.
Ability to read, write and interpret reports for a diverse audience.
Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail and good follow-up skills. Must be self- motivated, proactive and solution focused.
Excellent Public speaking and presentation skills.
Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with public and staff in a personable and professional manner.
Maintains a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
Knowledge and interest in working with diverse communities
Flair for creating engaging displays and public education materials
Available to attend evening and weekend community events and meetings
Part Time 20 Hours
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
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* US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
* Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
* Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
* The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
* Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
* National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
* Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.