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Parent Advisory Coordinator

Job ID 6406209 Date posted 12/06/2017 Requisition ID 171096 Primary Location Akron, Ohio, United States Work Locations Akron Children's Hospital - Akron Campus, One Perkins Square, 44308 Job Type Full time hourly non-exempt - FH Job PARENT ADVISORY COORDINATOR Organization PATIENT EXPERIENCE INNOVATION
The Parent Advisor Coordinator coordinates programs that involve parent volunteers as advisors in various hospital projects and improvement initiatives, bringing parent and caregiver perspectives richly into the organization to inform improvement and support the philosophy and application of Patient- and Family-Centered Care.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides coordination for the hospital’s Parent Advisory Councils, Family Action Collaborative Teams, and other committees that bring parent perspectives deeply into specific departments or the organization as a whole.
2. Develops and promotes (externally and internally) various parent involvement options, ranging from substantial and long-standing positions on PAC and hospital committees to lower-effort, electronic, and/or shorter-duration options.
3. Recruits, trains, and supports parent advisors for the duration of their engagement with the program.
4. Coordinates the parent mentor program.
5. Other duties as required.


Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelor's degree is preferred.
0 to 2 years of relevant experience is preferred.
Technical Expertise:
Experience with children's health care preferred
Experience in healthcare is preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

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