Project Coordinator
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Project Coordinator position in the Department of Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care. The full-time Project Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, data collection, data analysis, and reporting for a Foundation-funded palliative care telehealth quality improvement project, which will be implemented at 3-6 oncology outpatient clinics in Western Pennsylvania. Responsibilities for this position include: preparing and updating study regulatory materials (e.g., quality improvement project and IRB approvals); building a database and survey system to track study data and outcomes; setting up and facilitating study-related technology; overseeing successful completion of data management and collection tools; maintaining and updating study operations procedures and training manuals; monitoring enrollment and data collection at participating sites; coordinating study meetings, training sessions, and travel; preparing study presentations, training, and outreach materials; administering questionnaires and in-depth interviews; qualitative data analysis, and project budgeting and expense tracking. The incumbent should possess strong organizational skills, attention to details, initiative, creativity in problem solving, an interest in obtaining new research skills, and must work well both autonomously and within teams. Preference will be given to applicants with prior education/experience in the following domains: health-related quality improvement project implementation; healthcare management; telehealth project implementation; basic statistical analysis; and working with clinicians and other stakeholders involved in patient care practice changes, particularly those involving individuals living with serious or life-limiting illness.
Degrees in public health, health sciences, or healthcare policy and management, strongly preferred. Technological fluency (e.g., Microsoft Office software), experience in biomedical or scientific writing, and basic knowledge of medical terminology are required. Familiarity with IRB procedures, University of Pittsburgh policies, Microsoft Office, ATLAS.ti qualitative data analysis software, and REDCap or equivalent on-line survey administration tools is strongly preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
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Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 20004993

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The University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh
4200 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, 15260