The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for supporting the project manager in recruiting, training, and supervising a team involved in the conduct of research projects led by Dr. Shreya Kangovi, physician-investigator in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and providing programmatic and evaluation support for clinical interventions offered through the Penn Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW; chw.upenn.edu) to low-income patients across Penn Medicine hospitals and outpatient clinics. The principal responsibilities of the CRC will include the development and coordination of processes for patient identification, enrollment, and ongoing evaluation of programs that utilize the Individualized Management of Patient-Centered Targets (IMPaCT) model including the IMPaCT Transitions, Home, and Primary Care interventions. The CRC will be responsible for helping to design and implement mixed-methods quality improvement and implementation initiatives relating to the effective use of community health workers (CHWs) to improve health outcomes for high-risk populations. Additional responsibilities include coordinating other research activities of Dr. Kangovi as assigned and supporting PCCHW’s training and technical assistance efforts related to data infrastructure and evaluation needs of CHW programs across the country. The CRC will coordinate communication with project manager, study investigators, external partners, and research and clinical staff, and will assist with the preparation of materials for presentation at scientific meetings, scholarly manuscripts, and other correspondence related to the projects. Additional duties include grant-writing based on pilot results, reimbursements reconciliation from grant funds for project expenses, helping with participant recruitment as needed, and ensuring timely completion of ongoing protocols.
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