Bilingual (English/Spanish) Program Coordinator
World Pediatric Project
About the organization
World Pediatric Project is a non-profit with US offices in Richmond, VA and St. Louis, MO. This position is in St. Louis, MO. World Pediatric Project helps children in our partner countries of the Eastern Caribbean and Central America receive specialized pediatric medical care.
World Pediatric Project's program model is built upon long-term engagement and continuity of care through direct patient care AND local capacity-building programs.
WPP closes gaps in access to surgical care by developing comprehensive, long-term programs and partnerships to meet both short-term and long-term needs. We provide advanced care to thousands of children in need each year while also helping to strengthen the capacity of local healthcare systems through health worker training and infrastructure development.
The US Referrals Patient Care Coordinator is critical to the successful execution of World Pediatric Project’s (WPP) US Referral Program which is a central part of WPP’s mission. This program brings patients from our partner countries in Central America and the Caribbean to the U.S. for surgical care. The Patient Care Coordinator supports the administrative and case management components of the US Referrals Program in addition to coordinating volunteers and recruiting/supervising interns to meet patient and program needs.
Provide comprehensive case management while patients are in the US including travel preparation, coordination of medical appointments, communication with international partners and database input
Work as a team with US Referrals staff to meet the ongoing needs of WPP patients and caregivers in the group housing and medical care setting
Transport patient and caregivers to appointments
Interpret for Spanish speaking families as needed in housing and hospital setting
Share “on-call” duties to respond to the needs of patients and their caregivers on designated weekends and after office hours
Assist with recruitment, scheduling and management of volunteers to take care of program needs
Other duties may be assigned
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Public Health-related field, including but not limited to social work, sociology, international studies, public health or other related fields
Fluent in Spanish, verbal and written
Experience working with families and children
Experience working with culturally diverse families preferred
Must possess valid driver’s license, reliable motor vehicle, clean driving record and active passport.
Contact email: [email protected]
Interested and qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
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