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Injury Prevention Information Specialist, Safe Kids Canada

Date Posted: May 16, 2006
Employment Type: Permanent full-time
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Available: Immediately

Description of Position

Reporting to the Manager, Knowledge Transfer and Exchange, you will be
responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Safe Tips
Line service (phone and e-mail).  The primary function of the
position is to ensure that customer-driven inquiries are responded to
promptly and comprehensively.  Based on analysis of data, emerging
issues and trends, you will provide recommendations on how to improve
and grow the service.  You will also be required to support
program initiatives related to childhood injury prevention by assisting
in research of information.  Duties and responsibilities include
responding to inquiries by providing appropriate and timely resources;
establish and implement a process to ensure quality assurance: manage
the database so that inquiries are recorded accurately and completely;
generate monthly reports on statistics; manage the resource inventory
ensuring that appropriate levels are maintained and coordinate reprint
orders; assist in research and writing injury prevention information;
keep abreast of timely, relevant information and emerging issues by
scanning injury prevention information in LISTSERVS, websites, media
and journals; collaborate with managers to support related projects;
and help develop and monitor of the Safe Tips Line budget.


The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in health or
social sciences with five years experience in a related field or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.  The ability
to work in both official languages is preferred; demonstrated ability
to access, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of
sources; excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge
of classification and retrieval of resource information; demonstrated
project coordination and time management skills; proven leadership
abilities; current knowledge of information relating to child safety,
injury prevention, health promotion an asset as is proficiency in
Microsoft Office and familiarity with library software.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Deadline: May 29, 2006

Submit resume to

The Hospital for Sick Children
Human Resources, Room 5426
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5G1X8
Fax: (416) 813-5671

You must quote file number SK0601-MU.

We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.