ABCD Coordinator – Race To The Top


ABCD Coordinator – Race To The Top
ABCD Coordinator – Race To The Top
Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) – CCWJC
QI Program Manager
Full-Time Regular, Non-Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY: To implement ABCD services to targeted providers and office staff by following
established ABCD guidelines, promoting early identification of children with special needs and
developmental delays, and helping practices to incorporate a referrals process to community resources.
This position is grant-funded through December 31, 2015.
 Assist identified medical practices in selecting and securing a standardized developmental
screening tool to be used at designated well child visits
 Provide training and ongoing support to office staff to implement and integrate the tool into
their office workflow
 Assist practices to ensure appropriate referrals are being made to early intervention and other
community service providers
 Collaborate with early intervention and community resources to encourage follow-up with
provider feedback
 Build stronger relationships with medical practices and community service providers and
encourage linkages among them
 Provide medical practices with developmental handouts and encourage them to provide
parents with anticipatory guidance related to child development
 Provide assistance to office staff in getting information related to coding and reimbursement
 Track progress of screenings, referrals and follow up through periodic chart audits
 Participate in community outreach efforts
 Maintain records of all activities, referrals, technical assistance, training or other services in
hard copy as well as in a designated database
 Prepare and maintain written reports and documentation of compliance with assessment tool
standards, program standards and reports requested by supervisor
 Maintain complete confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA
 Other job duties as required
 BA/BS in child development, social work, public health, nursing, or related field and minimum
of five years’ experience in public health or health care setting required; Master’s degree
preferred; in some instances, a combination of relevant education and experience may be
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Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Personal vehicle is required for travel between work sites
 Ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervision
 Exceptional and effective written and oral communication skills
 Knowledge of development principles and screening tools preferred
 Knowledge of government, private organizations, and community resources
 Knowledge of and compliance with federal and state regulations applicable to the position
 Motivational Interviewing skills and knowledge of adult teaching and learning principles
 Strong computer skills required including various Microsoft Office programs, especially Word,
Excel and Powerpoint and skilled at use of internet
 Analytical skills are necessary for decision making and problem solving
 Able to adapt to changing healthcare environment and program needs to best meet the needs
of clients and agency
 Maintain a high quality of work by holding self accountable to a high standard of productivity,
accuracy, and thoroughness
 Ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team to achieve common goals and
 Ability to prioritize using sound judgment
 The job environment is primarily a combination of office, work at home, and medical facility
 Exposure to general office and household conditions as well as communicable diseases could
 Routinely there may be some minor physical inconveniences or discomfort in the work setting,
including sitting for moderate periods of time
 There is occasional lifting of 20-30 pounds necessary to complete a task
 Evening and weekend work may be required at times
 Travel, using your personal automobile, and working in various clinic settings is required and
could vary between 50% - 75%
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by those
assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an all inclusive list of duties, skills, and
responsibilities of those so assigned.
Interested applicants should send their resume to: Atha Gurganus at [email protected]
If you are selected for an interview, the hiring manager will contact you directly.
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