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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: FIMR Coordinator
Salary: $40347.84 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

The Fetal Infant Mortality (FIMR) Team Coordinator is a professional position responsible for community mobilization around the issue of infant mortality.  The Fetal Infant Mortality (FIMR) Team Coordinator will be responsible for program coordination, planning, prioritizing and implementing for the Community Action Team (CAT), and the Case Review Team (CRT), aimed at reducing and preventing poor birth outcomes and infant death through community collaborations and partnerships.

Essential Job Functions:

Lead FIMR Project.

Responsible for adherence to all Feta Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) program, IRB and other related guidelines.
Recruit FIMR team members.
Create, submit and analyze data for reports.
Coordinate, lead and provide guidance to CRT and CAT team.
Serves as a liaison to community leaders, physicians, hospitals, related family service providers and agencies, civic groups, advocates, and consumers for health over the life course.

Collaborate with community groups to improve birth outcomes in Sedgwick County.

Participate in Maternal Infant Health Coalition Meetings.
Participate in statewide FIMR meetings.
Work with other maternal child focused programs to enhance FIMR efforts.
Provide presentations on progress of FIMR as requested.

Serve as content expert on infant mortality.

Assist in the implementation and development of evidenced based or promising practice programming around infant mortality.
Participate in appropriate trainings to maintain understanding of upcoming prevention or health promotion strategies.
Provides presentations to local, state, and federal partners on infant mortality and consults with partners on ways in which they can play a role in improving birth outcomes and reducing infant mortality as needed.

Secondary Job Functions

Serve as PPS shopper adhering to PPS guidelines.
Lead and or assist with a quality improvement process within the agency. 
Participate in staff meetings, quality assurance activities and appropriate in-service training.
Maintains Sedgwick County Level 2 driver qualifications.
Employees who are required to wear respirators in emergency situations for emergency response will be enrolled in the respiratory protection program that includes annual fit testing and medical evaluation.
This is a Tier 3 position; identified as personnel who, in a public health emergency, have potential to be deployed to the field to participate in the response, including personnel who are already assigned to field location. Tier 3 staff are required to complete courses IS 100, 200, and 700 within 30 days of employment. Additional trainings may be required.

 

Competencies:

Collaboration/Relationship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries. Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.

Communication: Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Presentation Skills: Effectively presents ideas, information and materials to individuals and groups. Effectively prepares and provides structured delivery; facilitates workshops or meetings in a structured manner, can facilitate and manage group process.  Is effective in a variety of formal and informal presentation settings; commands attention and manages group process during the presentation; is cognizant of audience response and able to adapt content and style accordingly.

Dependability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

Decision Making: Makes timely sound, well-informed, objective and appropriate decisions. Compares data, information, and input from a variety of sources to draw conclusions. Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field.

Years of Experience:  3 years’ experience in community mobilization and coalition development around infant mortality.

License, certifications, etc…

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Master’s degree preferred.

Years of Experience:  1 -2 years’ experience with data analysis (quantitative and qualitative). 1-2 years program evaluation experience.

Must pass Background checks • Motor Vehicle check • Pre-employment drug test

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours: 40hr/wk

Location of work: 1900 E. 9th

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.



Vacancy Number: 20002664

Open Date: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/16/2018 11:59:59 PM