RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 1
|Req #: ||143907 |
|Department: ||PSYCHIATRY & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES |
|Job Location: || Other Locations |
|Job Location Detail: ||Eastlake and then to Harborview Medical Center later this year |
|Posting Date: ||04/13/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Closes On 04/27/2017 |
|Salary: ||$2805.00 to $3,727.00 monthly |
|Union Position: ||Yes |
| || This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information |
|Shift: ||1st |
|Notes: || As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our Benefits page. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences pursues a balanced commitment to knowledge discovery, teaching excellence, and high-quality clinical care by capitalizing on the resources of our vibrant academic and regional community. Our psychiatry residency and psychology internship programs, specialty fellowship programs, and post-doctoral research fellowships attract exceptionally talented individuals who are among the most academically competitive applicants in the country. The scale and diversity of our faculty and clinical sites, coupled with the richness of the UW academic community, the emphasis on evidenced based treatments, and the culture of scientific inquiry allows us to provide comprehensive, leading-edge clinical and research training experiences.
The Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy is currently seeking a full time RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 1 to provide support on several mental health services research projects with a focus on evidence-based practices for adults with serious mental illness (e.g., the Assertive Community Treatment or ACT model, and First Episode Psychosis). These projects are funded by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and private donor foundations.
Schedule, prepare, coordinate, and attend trainings and consultation for community-based clinicians on these evidence- based practices.
Advise community mental health agencies and providers regarding program content, procedures, and expectations.
Schedule, prepare, and coordinate fidelity reviews for the Washington State ACT teams.
Perform fidelity reviews for evidence based mental health interventions (PACT, IMR, IDDT, etc.).
Recruit, interview, and administer measures to study participants in community and hospital-based settings.
Coordinate collection and entry of study data and ensure adherence to research protocols.
Coordinate, maintain, and analyze large data sets obtained from multiple clinical and administrative data sources.
Conduct literature reviews.
Analyze and prepare data for PowerPoint presentations to investigators, State Stakeholders, and conferences.
Prepare evidence based mental health intervention reports to State Officials.
Collaborate with investigators to problem-solve research related difficulties/improve research protocols.
Maintain budgets and ensure budget statuses are in line with program activities.
Prepare human subjects applications, modifications, consent forms and progress reports for Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Assist with grant preparation, writing, and submission as needed.
Supervise undergraduate students (if appropriate).
Perform various administrative duties as needed, including arranging training venues and transportation reimbursement for training participants.
| Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience. |
Experience working in a research lab.
Knowledge of research methods and basic statistics.
Experience in participant/client tracking and follow-up within research studies.
Proficiency with SPSS and Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Proficiency with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap).
Experience with primary data collection with difficult-to-engage populations.
Ability to take direction and work independently, as well as communicate effectively within a team
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
Ability to produce quality work in a timely manner.
Excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
| Bachelor's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, social work, psychology, sociology, public health or related field. |
Demonstrated experience and interest working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or first episode psychosis.
Experience with grant preparation and reporting.
At least one year of experience as a research study assistant
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|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
Needs reliable transportation, may work off-site and need to travel in the State of Washington.