To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the direction of the Director of Emergency Services, the Manager of Injury Prevention is responsible for the day to day oversight of the Injury and Violence Prevention Programs for the Yale New Haven Hospital, and where applicable, within the Yale New Haven Health System. This includes, but is not limited to, Child Passenger Safety, Hospital Based Violence Intervention and Community Outreach Programs, Injury Surveillance and all other general Injury Prevention initiatives. Additionally the Manager of Injury Prevention assures accuracy of data collected regarding injuries and violence that contributes to ACS Accreditation of the YNHH Trauma Program, State and Federal Grant requirements and National reports.
- 1. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- 1.1 Provides leadership and mentoring of a diverse multidisciplinary, high functioning team that identifies and mitigates actual and potential risk for injury and violence within the adult and pediatric communities.
- 2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
- 2.1 In collaboration with department and division leadership, provides consistent vision and leadership to staff in a collaborative environment that offers job satisfaction and recognition as well as stimulation of innovative thinking to accomplish goals and objectives
- 3. ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
- 3.1 Promotes Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health to all, by modeling and communicating Yale New Haven's mission, vision and values, and acting as a supportive agent, and informed spokesperson for the program, hospital and health system.
- 4. FISCAL MANAGEMENT
- 4.1 Understands and assists in the development of a program specific budget to ensure the delivery of fiscally responsible programming and planning.
- 5. DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY
- 5.1 Managers have the authority to monitor and enforce unit/program vision, goals, and plans consistent with achieving the strategic objectives and mission of YNHH and YNHHS regarding customer service, research and community service.
Bachelor Degree. Masters Degree or enrollment in a Master Degree program required. (Completion of Masters Degree to be within 3 years of date of hire) One degree must be in a field related to Public Health or Healthcare.
Two (2) to three (3) years of injury prevention programing experience required. One (1) or two (2) years of demonstrated leadership/supervisory/management experience required.
Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification required, Instructor certification preferred.
Ability to direct and mentor a diverse work force in a twenty-four hour per day operational environment. Ability to manage and remain effective with multiple priorities. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge of and proficient in the operation and use of computer-based information systems, to facilitate all aspects of care delivery. Knowledgeable of Quality Improvement processes, and ability to implement concepts, and develop and manage projects utilizing LEAN principles. Ability to implement and support change and growth of program.
Exposure to biohazardous blood and body fluids. Prolonged standing, walking, and lifting required. Occasional need to work evening and/or weekend hours. Occasional need to work in inclement weather.