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Child Passenger Safety Specialist

Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston and Scottish Rite Hospitals
Requisition #:  31456

 

JOB SUMMARY

To implement and deliver Child Passenger Safety and Injury Prevention Education programs to families/care providers and staff. To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services. To promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Currently Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPS)
  • Special Needs and Wheelchair Certification required within one year of hire
  • Current and valid Georgia state driver’s license

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Two years experience as a Certified Passenger Safety Technician (CPS)
  • Five years related work experience in program implementation and delivery
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated success in program implementation and delivery 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computers and computer software programs such as Outlook, Access, and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to deal with a very high volume of work; Must possess a high energy level for a fast-paced environment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Implements and delivers quality patient and staff education following  the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Child Passenger Safety Technician standards and the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines.
  2. Remains current on CPS issues, including conventional and special needs devices and vehicle occupant restraint systems.
  3. Correctly identifies medical conditions and procedures requiring special transportation devices.
  4. Contributes to developing and implementing hospital-wide safe transportation  policies.
  5. Develops and distributes current, accurate patient education materials to families that are written at the appropriate reading level.
  6. Communicates and collaborates with Special Needs program staff and all other hospital staff as needed.
  7. Responds to discharge needs of families in a timely manner.
  8. Processes paperwork and enters data into the databases correctly.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Family Support Services - Family Support Services


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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