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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 is recruiting for a Research Coordinator.
This position involves coordination of a variety of research related activities for the Division of Population Health which is focused on: 1) assisting healthcare organizations with implementing evidence-based integrated mental health programs, and 2) conducting mental health services research. Under general supervision, coordinate and manage a variety of research activities including the development of research study design, data collection, data processing, data management, data analysis and reporting of research findings. Research activities involve human subjects and community engagement requiring the application of knowledge and skills specific to the research study
Employee will be expected to use independent judgment in working with external organizations and internal faculty and staff, and to work independently to follow and resolve issues with complex research protocols. Employee will rely on previous experience and expertise in research development and management.
Position Dimensions and Impact to the University:
The Division and AIMS Center have approximately 200 associated faculty either in research or clinical aspects. There are approximately $17 million in grants and contracts each year. This position supports a subset of this enterprise. The success of this position affects the ability of the researchers and clinicians associated with the these programs to be effective which in turn benefits the University of Washington
Participate with local and national investigators to identify and define research problems, to develop hypotheses and conclusions and to analyze and interpret data from the research activities;
Contribute to the development of research methods and materials including protocols, surveys, data collection measures, testing, etc.;
Act as the liaison between the project team and research partners and funding agency;
Under the supervision of a Research Manager, Statistician or Senior Project Coordinator, prepare summary narrative reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations;
Conduct various data and testing quality control tasks;
Maintain confidentiality of research records;
Create and coordinate human subject documents, reviews, modifications and approvals;
Schedule, track and manage research activities to meet deliverables such as advisory meetings, progress reports and dissemination;
Present research results in publishable form, including: contribution to scientific manuscripts and scientific meeting presentations;
Coordinate and assist in protocol adherence and data collection efforts which may include collaborating agencies;
Direct project management of research grants, tracking and managing deliverables and milestones
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelors degree in relevant field AND minimum 2 years experience as a Project Coordinator or similar.
Demonstrated experience administering funded research programs and subcontracts; experience developing and submitting research grants to a variety of funders.
Demonstrated experience coordinating innovative integration programs and/or medical research projects.
Experience working in behavioral healthcare research.
Strong organizational skills; effective verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PubMed and Internet.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision, represent the University in a variety of settings and travel occasionally.
Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple deadlines. Experience with IRB process, applications
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
The individual in this position must have substantial experience and familiarity with the Collaborative Care model of care and the related patient data registry. In addition, the position must have substantial experience in human subject research coordination, UW IRB procedures, supporting Collaborative Care training, communicating both internally and externally with research partners, collecting and managing research data, and dissemination of research data
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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