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Healthcare Heroes Program Coordinator

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Job Summary:

Participates in the design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based injury prevention programs.  The role has elements of both community health education and community organizing and will be responsible for the implementation of violence prevention and unintentional injury prevention educational activities. Specifically, the role will serve as coordinator of the Healthcare Heroes program and provide support to the HH Department of Surgery and Trauma Program Leadership in the execution of the CT DOT funded Healthcare Heroes project.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the Healthcare Heroes community outreach program in accordance with the requirements of the CT DOT grant
  • With support from the Injury Prevention Center (IPC) of Connecticut Children’s, develop and implement strategies to identify, recruit and engage healthcare partners in this DUI focused prevention campaign
  • In coordination with the Trauma Medical Director, DOS Administrative Director, and IPC Executive Director, develop, coordinate, and foster healthcare partnerships
  • With IPC/ HH Trauma program leadership, develop community education and program marketing materials as needed
  • In collaboration with HHC Marketing and Strategy, ensure high visibility
  • Serve as a topic matter expert on injury prevention topics as determined by IPC/ HH Trauma program Leadership
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Proficiency in MS Office software Collaboration with diverse populations and stakeholders and a commitment to workplace diversity, anti-racism, and health equity


The is a 100% grant funded position.



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant Science.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, social Work, or related field preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of project management experience in community programs


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless adults and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.



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