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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 part-time 50% FTE Program Coordinator.
RESPONSIBILITIES Administrative duties The PC performs specialized technical/clerical duties in support of the program activity for Dr. Trupin’s sponsored projects. •Scheduling meetings and appointments with a large group of within University and external stakeholders who work on research, training and policy issues related to juvenile justice, child welfare and mental health. •Under general supervision of department director and faculty, the PC performs work requiring knowledge and experience specific to activities including implementing multiple clinical consultation programs providing interventions for youth involved in the juvenile justice system who exhibit behavioral health disorders. •Provide students, staff, program participants and/or the public with information and interpretation of policies and activities related to program specialty. •Compose written communications and establish and maintain records relating to program operations. •Serve as primary contact with program participants; provide information regarding program policies and activities; perform a variety of public relations functions. •Compose correspondence, printed materials, and/or news releases related to program policies, procedures, and operations; edit materials for accuracy, appearance, readability, and style; •Compile and distribute information relative to program activities, confer with other campus departments and outside agencies; serve as resource person for campus committees concerned with program operations; interpret statistical data, historical activity reports, and other materials in the functional area; •Coordinate arrangements for program activities such as meetings, conferences, and banquets; •Schedule appointments and meetings; •Establish and maintain records and files, record statistical information; •Prepare narrative and/or statistical reports regarding program operations;
Coordination of programs •Work in collaboration with supervisor to support staff involved in the performance of duties associated with Dr. Trupin’s grant portfolio. Dr. Trupin and colleagues oversee and provide consultation to multiple juvenile justice and child welfare both locally and statewide. Faculty and staff provide expertise to legislative and policy makers and lead committees that address issues related to mental health and juvenile justice. •Under general direction, perform work using knowledge and experience specific to the program. Currently the group is conducting research projects on effective interventions for minority youth who are involved or at risk for involvement in the juvenile justice system and the impact of trauma on justice involved youth. The proposed position would provide administrative and financial management around the programs the group implements. In addition they would exercise independent judgement in interpreting and applying rules and regulations. •Independently advise students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies, procedures and activities; •Oversee the day-to-day operation of the program(s); •Advise students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies and activities; recommend alternative courses of action; •Works closely with department fiscal staff to monitor budget status in line with program activities, plans or priorities; maintain program budgets and initiate corrective action; •Assist in the preparation of grants and proposals;
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the Mental health care environment, medical field, and/or community/patient engagement and program monitoring OR equivalent education/experience.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Experience with word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and/or data base software
Equivalent education/experience can substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
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