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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA AH27 - Trauma Program Injury Prevention Coordinator in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: 8:30- 5:00P

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose : The Trauma Program Injury Prevention Coordinator reports to he Traum Program Manager. Under general supervision the IPC is responsible for the coordination, organization, implementatation and evaluation of the Trauma Injury Prevention Program. The responsibilities include defining priorities for injury prevention needs through the utilization of the Trauma Registry and local injury and vital statistics data, implementing and evaluating evidence-based injury prevention practices, providing injury prevention education to providers, partnering with institution and community stakeholders, advocating for injury prevention policies, , and raising the visibility and outreach of the Trauma Injury Prevention Program.

Minimum Training and Education: A bachelor’s degree with two years experience in biostatistics, database management, clinical research, grant writing, and/or program development, management, and evaluation required. Experience or exposure to patient care and clinical scenarios preferred. Experience in an organized injury prevention program (or equivalent) with experience in organizing and implementing community based programs, designing and executing intervention-based programs, collecting and analyzing data, and participation in external grant submissions also preferred. Previous experience and/or certifications in medical social work, case management or non-profit management are an asset.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) *Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)