Working under general supervision, the Physiatry Program Coordinator works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, advance practice providers, registered nurses, therapists, support staff and schedulers to develop and monitor performance activities and improvement initiatives for the Physiatry Program. The Program Coordinator plays a critical support role with shared accountability to both patients on the inpatient service and the ambulatory care continuum to systematically plan and coordinate directed care. The Program Coordinator tracks diverse and medically complex Physiatry patients through prescribed therapeutic services for patients and families providing support to improve access to care, patient care, and outcomes. The Program Coordinator serves as a resource and primary contact to assist the patient and family in navigating prescribed therapies.
The Physiatry Program Coordinator manages the planning and implementation of the Adaptive Sports Program as well as other events, including educational conferences, annual picnics, family social engagements and other patient related recognition.
The Physiatry Program Coordinator is accountable for clerical support. Collects, compiles and analyzes moderately complex data and information; composes straightforward written descriptions of results. Requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills. The incumbent will use various PC software packages such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, databases, etc., to produce quality reports, presentations, or other documents.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a four year college degree or equivalent five years of progressive administrative experience in a healthcare setting and/or experience with program development and coordination. Minimum of two years in healthcare coordination and program planning experience. Clerical experience that includes data collection and compilation or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess ability to work in a team situation, with little supervision, under deadlines and pressure and coordinate a variety of projects simultaneously. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Strong desktop publishing preferred. Strong organizational skills. Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified at VCH core value behaviors. Affinity with the overall mission of VCH.
POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, 80 hours per pay period. Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.