New Opportunity to Serve — Needed: ABCD Coordinator for Guilford, Randolph & Rockingham Counties

… Northwest Community Care Network seeks to fill position as quickly as possible … for further information, contact at your earliest convenience, Jackie Lofton, 336.714.4349 or,

For more information about the ABCD Program, visit here.

Job Summary: The ABCD Coordinator will provide training, technical assistance, and coaching to medical practices across a three-county region, to assist them in integrating developmental screening, and referral and follow-up into their practices.


Education / Experience: Four-year degree in child development, early education, nursing, public health, social work, or related field, and a minimum of five years’ experience in public health or health care setting; master’s degree preferred. Experience working in a consultative role in a primary health care setting, and experience working with young children and families is strongly preferred.


Reports To: Director, Quality & Informatics, Northwest Community Care Network, Inc.


Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Valid NC Driver’s license


Essential Functions:

  1. Implement pediatric Quality Improvement plans around the Medical Home model which includes policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and using multiple strategies to identify and improve ABCD screening rates among practices in a three-county region.
  2. Analyze and interpret data to determine quality of pediatric patient care and to identify trends, problems, and barriers.
  3. Work directly with pediatric practices in the collection and reporting of practice level data, and coordinating quality improvement plans and projects while developing criteria to measure the success of program protocols, procedures, and office/practice system redesign.
  4. Staff standing and ad hoc advisory councils and committees that support the design, implementation, and evaluation of the ABCD screening project.
  5. Maintain a close, creative, collaborative relationship with the executive director of Smart Start of Forsyth County, Inc.
  6. Collaborate with local Smart Start partnerships, CDSAs, Health Departments, and other community agencies on strategies to improve ABCD screening rates among providers in the seven-county region.
  7. Adhere to general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment through transparent, professional communication, interpersonal relationships, and team building, while maintaining professional development by identifying and participating in personal learning needs through training and in-services.  
  8. Skills and Qualifications:
Highest competence in understanding and working within and across diverse public and private, business and family cultures.

Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills.

Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
Strong competence in computer spreadsheets systems and presentation packages.

Demonstrated cultural competence; conversational Spanish preferred.