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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
Program Coordinator - Real Estate/Construction
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Job Description


 Minimum Education 
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences 
Work requires analytical, communication and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. Degree in Research Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Hospital Management, or Healthcare Administration preferred.

Minimum Work Experience 
3 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences 
Work requires three years of experience in program administration involving academic, medical or research activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events.

Required Skills/Knowledge 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experienced in department budget and personnel administration and communication. Computer Skills – Excel, Microsoft Word, Access, & PowerPoint 

Functional Accountabilities 

  1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Provide Operational Oversight 
  1. Coordinate administrative tasks consistent with workload requirements and available resources.
  2. Participate in specified divisional operations and systems.
  3. Recommend and participate in development of new processes and systems to meet departmental needs.
  4. Train and mentor new investigators and research staff on processes; assist with determining work assignments, schedules and priorities; provide work guidance and oversee the activities of one or more processes.
  5. Maintain and process employee time cards and attendance records.
Manage Budget 
  1. Participate in the development, monitoring, and reconciliation of operating and capital budgets; (e.g., budget variance and performance reports; budgetary interface with the grants management office).
  2. Ensure availability of data for management decision making.
Committees and Meetings 
  1. Coordinate the Activities of the Regulatory, faculty and staff meetings; prepare meeting documentation including teleconference; assign and distribute review material; draft minutes;
  2. Coordinate correspondence and maintain extensive filing system.
Administrative Support 
  1. Serve as a liaison with internal departments, investigators, and external collaborators and investigators; prepare and proof complex administrative and contractual documents, correspondence, memoranda, letters, presentations and reports; provide support with project management activities.
  2. Assist with updates to the website, maintain mailing lists, file logs.
  3. Coordinate and schedule office appointments, meetings and conferences with other CNMC departments, investigators.
  4. Assist with other office duties as needed.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) 

Organizational Commitment/Identification
  1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  4. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  1. Contribute to a positive work environment
  2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  1. Use resources efficiently
  2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

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.