The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team. This position works with the Principal Investigator and other key personnel on adapting PositiveLinks, an existing smartphone app for People Living with HIV. PositiveLinks was developed by and tested at UVa, and has shown to significantly improve clinical outcomes for PLWH in the program. This linkage and retention in care tool will be adapted to support medication adherence for PLWH participating in the Virginia AIDS Drug Assistance Program. The ADAP adaptation will provide medication refill reminders and pick up alerts for this patient population that picks up their HIV medications at the local Health District pharmacy.
This position will plan, coordinate, and manage the scope of this Quality Improvement project, with support from a full-time Central ADAP Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Health. This position will conduct formative work to redesign the PositiveLinks web portal and Member and Provider apps. This formative work will conducted in cooperation with three Health Districts: Henrico, Virginia Beach, and Lynchburg. This position will travel to the partner sites over the course of this project. This position will also obtain Data Agreements and other approvals from these partners for this project.
This position will conduct Quality Improvement activities related to this adaptation, including monitoring PositiveLinks ADAP member and provider usage of the program. This position collects, records, and verifies data; reviews results and procedures for accuracy and efficiency; performs statistical analysis and assists in developing procedures; collaborates with the Principal Investigator on all matters; implements or updates processes as needed; assists the PI in preparation of presentations both at the University and at regional or national meetings; composes segments of reports to present to the Principal Investigator, conducts literature searches and identifies and helps to institute new methodologies.
To apply please complete an online application, attach a CV, Cover letter and contact for three references.
Project Associates serve as an organizational point person, supporting projects at a higher level than Project Coordinators. Associates ensure that major milestones are achieved, under the oversight of a Project Manager. Project Associates work with a degree of independence, but under supervision.
Internal Number: R0000634
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