At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Otolaryngology &Communication Enhancement and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This position will be responsible for:
Planning, organizing and implementing projects in support of the principles of family-centered care. Creating opportunities for family input into hospital policy and programming design. Providing management support to Coordinator of Center for Families.
Developing and monitoring program budget and maintaining related records. Developing, implementing and managing ancillary grants. Collaborating with other hospital staff, community-based professionals and patient families in developing internal and external educational and psychosocial support systems.
Supporting the goals and activities of the Center for Families as an active staff member and special health care needs parent consultant.
Coordinating activities and daily operations of a program.
Preparing or assisting in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
Conferring with staff and others to provide technical advice, provide problem solving assistance and answer questions about the program and its goals. Referring inquiries to others as needed.
Preparing periodic reports and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
Reviewing applications or other program documents in conjunction with supervisor to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
Assisting in the coordination of recruitment efforts.
Drafting written communication and promotional literature.
Assisting in planning workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinating logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
Interacting and maintaining liaison with staff, faculty and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
To qualify, you must have:
The level of knowledge typically acquired through completion of two years of occupationallyspecific education or an Associate's degree and two to three years of previous experience.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.
The ability to collect, analyze and report program data.
Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, and welldeveloped writing/editing/speaking skills.
Organizational skills appropriate to the management tasks of the program.
Computer and research skills for tasks of word processing, information and referral research and data coordination.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Department: Otolaryngology & Communication Enhancement
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.