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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Program Associate (SK)
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Education/Promotion preferred.
  • Knowledge of public health models,  experience with program implementation and monitoring/evaluation preferred.


Minimum Work Experience
2 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences

  • 2-4 years of related of work experience in public health, injury prevention or program implementation fields required.
  • Demonstrates ability to implement educational/community-based programs.
  • Experience in injury prevention, grant implementation and monitoring/evaluation preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Culturally sensitive individual that takes initiative and responsibility of assigned tasks and projects.
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to work effectively in fast-paced environments and communicate at multiple management and staff levels.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong analytical and report writing skills a must.
  • Experience manipulating and summarizing quantitative and qualitative data preferred.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Monitors Grant Programs

  1. Assists with monitoring adherence to grant guidelines and reporting schedules.
  2. Coordinates grant monitoring and reporting. Prepares written reports on grant program activities, successes, challenges and communities served.
  3. Communicates effectively with the Safe Kids network and provides ongoing technical assistance to U.S. members.



Promotes Safe Kids Programs and Resources

  1. Assists with developing educational resources for programs and initiatives, based on program research and injury data.
  2. Reviews program materials and web properties to ensure injury prevention content is current and relevant.
  3. Responds to requests from general public and provides information about child injury risks and prevention.
  4. Assists with and participates in the organization's global childhood injury prevention conferences, meetings and events.



Supports implementation of organizational culture that reflects accountability and adaptability

  1. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness in all interactions.
  2. Partners and collaborates with team members in multiple departments to achieve goals.
  3. Provides organizational support as required by other departments.
  4. Demonstrates initiative and seeks opportunities to expand and grow.
  5. Provides feedback to others and is receptive to others' ideas and opinions.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.