Description This Staff Research Associate I (SRA) position is for a bilingual staff member for the California Early Psychosis Learning Healthcare Network project, located at the UC Davis Medical Center. The SRA is part of an interdisciplinary set of studies investigating methods for improving treatments for individuals experiencing psychotic illness. Such studies will include a statewide evaluation of established early psychosis programs (large scale services research) and implementation of mobile health technologies within clinical settings to enhance care and outcomes data collection within early psychosis clinics.
Position Information Salary Range : $21.36 to $25.49 Salary Frequency : Hourly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Behavioral Health Center City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
This is not an H1B opportunity. Qualified applicants will be interviewed at any time.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Prior experience working as part of a Coordinated Specialty Care Early Psychosis program to support deployment of data collection tools in that clinical environment. -Demonstrated project management skills, not necessarily in specific field of research but for events management, project team leader, management role in extra-curricular activities, including leading other individuals within a team -Experience in human subjects research (e.g., participant testing), preferably with adolescents and young adults ages (12-25) -Experience working in a team-oriented research environment -Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software such as SPSS or Excel to create and edit data, manage data sets in spreadsheet, perform mathematical tasks accurately using formulas, and create documents -Advanced proficiency with Microsoft applications including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, electronic calendaring and e-mail software -Ability to work independently with minimal supervision -Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively work with physicians, consumers and families, clinical staff, research staff, and other health care professionals
- PREFERRED - SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The primary role of the Staff Research Associate I (SRA I) is to coordinate data collection and management for individuals aged 12-40 with psychotic illness who are participating in clinical services or other research projects associated with the UC Davis Early Psychosis programs and EP programs across California. The position will require travel (sometimes for multiple days or overnight via car or plane) throughout the state. This will include collecting data from a diverse population of stakeholders as part of focus groups and feedback interviews. The SRA is responsible for engaging English and non-English speaking clients and family members/support persons (Spanish preferred) and assist in their participation in these interviews.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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