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The Northwest Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) provides health care providers, government officials, educators, and families with telephone consultations on health risks associated with environmental exposures.
The PEHSU has an outstanding position open for a Temporary, Part-Time Program Coordinator for ten hours per week at its Roosevelt office located on 4225 Roosevelt Way NE. The position is funded through December 2018 and continued funding through September 2019 is expected. The work schedule is negotiated and is generally flexible except for one monthly meeting.
This is an excellent, temporary opportunity for an undergraduate pursing a degree in the health sciences or a college graduate interested in returning to complete pre-med school or pre MPH courses. The individual in this position will have the chance to work closely with pediatricians and learn about many important pediatric and reproductive environmental health topics.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, the Program Coordinator will perform work related to the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU). The incumbent will support the programmatic priorities of the Directors, Manager, and Staff of PEHSU. In addition, the Program Coordinator will respond to public inquiries, and assist in resolving issues that arise.
Triage consultation requests from physicians, nurses, other clinicians, public health professionals and the public on pediatric or reproductive health clinical cases or topics
Monitor PEHSU program activities
Track PEHSU utilization (consults, outreach activities, clinical cases, etc) and enter data to RedCap and an internal tracking system
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports to the funder
General liaison with clients, the public, agencies, UW and National PEHSU.
Schedule and coordinate PEHSU meetings, reserve rooms, and prepare agendas and minutes.
Assist PEHSU faculty and staff in preparation of presentation materials & correspondence.
Participate in research and writing projects as they arise.
Maintain and edit the program website.
Make copies, file, fax, keep records, prepare mail, and distribute documents.
Provide administrative support for PEHSU faculty and staff
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.
College undergraduate or graduate AND one year of increasingly responsible clerical experience.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools (calendar, documents). Experience with RedCap a plus.
Excellent organizational skills including managing multiple tasks while ensuring attention to details, accuracy, and quality results.
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and deal effectively with faculty and staff.
Applicants may be asked to provide the following:
Resume including high school GPA and references (names, title, phone number).
Undergraduate/graduate course work (transcript) and GPA.
A cover letter describing your interest in this position and alignment with personal goals.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select
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