As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within the UW School of Medicine is the third largest clinical department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 280 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 program is largely responsible for developing the mental health workforce in the Pacific Northwest. The Department's robust research portfolio totals $35 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from clinical neurosciences to treatment development to health policy 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, High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma, and the Department is developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development.The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a 75% RESEARCH COORDINATOR.Position Purpose:The Coordinator will support the Principal Investigator on team research studies:A current NIH-funded study involves coordinating the implementation of screening and intervention for PTSD and comorbidity at 25 level 1 trauma centers across the country. The American College of Surgeons clinical practice guidelines suggest screening for PTSD and the goal of the study is to assist these centers in implementing screening and intervention. The recruitment and intervention phases of the project are now complete, but the follow-up, data cleaning, data analyses, and dissemination phases are underway. Under general supervision of the PI, the Coordinator will work with other members of the research program to orchestrate subject follow-up, data collection, data cleaning, data analyses, and research dissemination. The Coordinator will work directly with the PI to organize an end-of-study policy summit at the American College of Surgeons' policy offices in 2020.A current PCORI-funded study aims to evaluate two readily implementable approaches to the delivery of transitional care for injured patients treated emergently in US trauma care systems. The goal of the study is to develop and implement optimal peer-integrated collaborative care interventions for injured trauma survivors treated in US trauma care systems. The recruitment and intervention phases of the project are underway. Under the general supervision of the PI, the Coordinator will work with other members of the research program to orchestrate study recruitment, intervention, subject follow-up, data collection, data cleaning, data analyses, and research dissemination. The Coordinator will work directly with the PI to organize an end-of-study policy summit at the American College of Surgeons' policy offices in 2023. Responsibilities:Direct research activities of the TSOS Research Program (75%):Assist in designing specific phases of research projectsPerform secondary data analyses of study data.Prepare human subjects applications; responsible to ensure that the TSOS research program is consistent with ethical standards and other regulationsDevelop and/or revise forms, questionnaires, and procedures for collecting and summarizing observations and dataInteract and oversee interaction with human subjects, including all phases of the research process with human subjects: approach, consent, recruitment, follow-up, and payment, etc.Implement all phases of the TSOS Research Program study protocolsTriage human subject safety and ethical issues, with supervisory support from the PIAdminister and monitor grant budgets, with regular oversight by the PIAct as a liaison between the TSOS Research Program team, program partners, research study sites, funding agencies, and other relevant administrative departments and agenciesManage team communication, provide regular study updatesCoordinate staff and research team meetings to be held on a regular and as-needed basis including coordinating scheduling, creating and carrying out agendas, preparing meeting documents, and creating and maintaining related meeting documentationAct as a change agent in developing and implementing process change within the research teamDevelop research team policies and procedures, and related protocols.Coordinate research team activitiesShare coverage of a 24-hour cell phone for human subjects and study sites with the PI and study clinicanPreparation of manuscripts, presentation, reports and grants submission: (10%):Prepare research reports and progress reportsPrepare presentations and manuscripts for peer-review publicationShare study results at scientific meetings, as requested.Play a major role in preparing grant applications and submissions, including literature review, drafting budget justifications, drafting of grant figures and tables, completion of grant submission forms, and copy editingSupervise or assist with the supervision of select research staff: (10%)Interviewing and hiring staffIntegrate and train new staffPerform or assist in the performance of annual staff evaluationsParticipate in strategic planning for the TSOS Research Program with the PI and perform other duties as assigned: (5%)Responsibilities:Regularly directs the work of other research staffSupervisory Responsibilities:The Coordinator may supervise 1-2 Research Study Coordinators or Research Study Assistants. Regularly directs the work of others, assists PI in interviewing and selecting job candidates, and trains new research staffMinimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in a related areaTwo to three years Coordinating research studiesDesired Requirements:Bachelors degree in a related area and 2-3 years experience as a Research Study Coordinator; Familiarity with SPSS, Microsoft Excel, and Powerpoint; Experience preparing and submitting human subjects applications; Working knowledge of computing technology; Experience managing dataApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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