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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington is the third largest department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 515 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic Psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training programs in Psychiatry and Psychology train the next generation of Mental Health Professionals and Researchers. The Department's robust research portfolio totals about $30 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from basic and clinical neurosciences to treatment development, health services research, and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, Services for High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma. The Department is also developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.
The Division of Population Health in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time CONTINUING EDUCATION COORDINATOR with strong project planning and project management skills to contribute to strategic and operational components of healthcare workforce development programs. The position will oversee and/or participate in complex data collection and management, program evaluation, website development, project communications and training curriculum development activities. Most of the projects are based on the Integrated Care Model and promote evidence-based treatment for common mental health problems, like depression, in general medical settings (e.g. primary care, disease management).
This position will be required to use independent judgment to initiate and manage complex tasks for a wide variety of behavioral health training projects. Employee will be expected to work effectively with external contracting organizations, partner organizations, consultants and internal teams to coordinate project contributions. The position will need to assess complex data management needs and identify sustainable solutions that facilitate the efficient collection and management of data. The position will need to develop fluency in state-of-the art data collection and online training technolgies. The position will function independently to plan and deliver components of larger team projects, need to prioritize multiple responsibilities, have a high attention to detail, and work accountably and effectively as part of a team.
This position will coordinate components of large scale national training programs that are highly visible to healthcare organizations, policy-makers and healthcare providers throughout the United States and abroad, and his/her interactions will reflect on the UW to this large group of people. Additionally, this position is responsible for implementing programs that encourage healthcare organizations and providers to use evidence based methods in their practice. His/her success will impact future funding in this area. As part of the Division education team, the position will have the responsibility of establishing and maintaining positive and effective relationships with a wide range of collaborators, colleagues, funders, faculty, staff, students and community partners. The position will be a key contributer in the preparation of data for reports, project deliverables, grant applications and manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. This effort will be a key aspect of the success of these products and the related Division goal and effort of improving behavioral and mental health care.
Data Management: (60%)
Independently design, develop and evaluate data collection tools and strategies that support and streamline data management and reporting needs for large national training projects.
Manage data requests from project stakeholders, including data extraction, query, merging and cleaning procedures to assemble secondary data from complex databases for use in statistical software such as SPSS.
Prepare data for reports, presentations, project deliverables, grants preparation and manuscript publication in peer-reviewed journals;
Provide oversight and quality control for data entry (including manual and auto import of existing data);
Support the evaluation of training activities through authoring of data
collection instruments using the REDCap Data Management System
Training Program Support:(30%)
Coordinate trainings and technical assistance activities with training consultants and national partners to support program dissemination, including developing timelines, managing logistics and developing training materials for large, out-of-state, complex and multi-day training events;
Coordinate the team's use of webinar, web conferencing and other web-based software and provide end-user training and support for team members and remote participants;
Coordinate the promotional activities associated with training programs, including the design, production and mailing of promotional materials;
Develop and support educational content for online delivery using both synchronous and asychonous distance learning platforms;
Support evaluation of educational activities including designing surveys, managing data collection, performing statistics and preparing reports;
Develop website content and coordinate resources for website maintenance and feature updates;
Author articles and other features for the Integrated Care Training Program quarterly newsletters;
Other relevant duties to support Division research and evaluation activities.
| Bachelor's degree in business, education, computer science or related field |
One year or less of experience with REDCap, or other industry-standard data collection technolgies;
Experience supporting the use of synchronous web conferencing technologies, including end-user training and support;Experience with large datasets, performing data extraction from databases, data cleaning, reporting and analysis.
Demonstrated experience with data extraction, cleaning, reporting and analysis.
Ability to work independently in a very challenging, high volume setting where deadlines and priorities constantly change
Strong analytical skills. Able to research topics/issues quickly and efficiently given limited guidance and direction
Demonstrated attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently with minimal supervision and ability to interact positively with a wide variety of people.