Children’s Vision Health Coordinator

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Position Summary

The Children’s Vision Health Coordinator is key to Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s success and requires a highly organized, detail oriented, and motivated person. The Coordinator’s primary role is to assist with existing Children Vision Health Programs and public vision health education statewide. The Coordinator will contribute directly to existing and new children’s vision health partners and families through Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s Vision Screening and Vision Health Programs by coordinating and supporting partnerships, public education and case management.

In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with administrative support including: answering the telephone, assisting with follow-up of referred children and families and data entry and tracking.

Key Job Responsibilities

Work as member of the team to support the programs and operation of Prevent Blindness Wisconsin.

  • Monitor and maintain Children’s Certified Vision Screening Certification Program (online).
  • Schedule and conduct Children’s Certified Vision Screening Trainings (online or in-person) as requested by partners (school nurses, Lions, Head Starts, and universities).
  • Conduct Children’s Vision Screening Certification Skills Checks for eligible partners.
  • Train and certify HOSA/Health Occupation student volunteers and support our partnerships.
  • Support School Nurse/Lions/Head Start/High School/Universities and 0-3 partnerships in collaboration with the Director of Community Health (DCH).
  • Coordinate, monitor and support university program lifespan vision screening certification and skills checks.
  • Coordinate and support vision screening program implementation with university program partners to assist School nurses and childcare centers statewide.
  • Coordinate with the DCH and CEO to ensure quality vision screening certification programs/materials.
  • Coordinate and deliver Head Start, WECA, and other childcare center vision health education and independent screening programs.
  • Support and coordinate “Your Amazing Eyes” preschool reading program and train partners to deliver the curriculum in Head Starts and childcare centers, as funded.
  • Coordinate and deliver 0-3 programming including Vision Milestones, Eye Health and Safety and screen time awareness to partners and families statewide (WIC, Head Start/Early Head Start, childcare centers and pediatricians).
  • Create and assist with 0-3 program resources and materials for vision health stakeholders and families statewide.
  • Coordinate and assist with pediatrician vision health education and outreach program.
  • Provide program and expense reporting to meet grant-funded program objectives and other requirements.
  • Coordinate with DCH to enter and report program activities consistent with the agency format.
  • Enter children’s vision screening data and follow-up results into Salesforce.
  • Assist with vision care navigation and case management for referred clients and families.
  • Attend local children’s vision screenings, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The CHC will report to the Director of Community Health.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Excellent typing skills with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, letter merges, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • Previous non-profit experience a plus.
  • Understand the importance of accuracy when entering and inputting client data.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and/or Health Education, healthcare related field or Social Work (preferred).
  • Ability to work with client information, records, and communications with accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to create and adhere to schedules and deadlines.
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Trustworthy, reliable team player who can both work independently and support team programs.
  • Ability to work a full-time schedule with some nights and weekends to support Fundraising Events and Community Outreach Events.
  • Hold a valid Wisconsin’s Driver’s license—car insurance required.
  • A background check and professional references are required.

Position is based in Milwaukee Office, approximately 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Compensation

Starting salary commensurate with experience. Prevent Blindness Wisconsin offers a generous benefits package including: health/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation and sick time, paid holiday, retirement plan and parking.

To Apply: Submit a resume and letter of interest via email with the Subject “Community Health Coordinator” to Breanna Reckamp at breanna@pbwi.org.

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