As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.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 from the UW School of Medicine currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Assistant who will provide communication, operations, and administrative coordination for a 5 year multi-state pragmatic clinical trial, Collaborating to Heal Addiction and Mental Health in Primary care (CHAMP). Under supervision of the Research Project Manager, this position will support the operations and implementation activities of this NIMH-funded research study. We will recruit 24 clinics from areas with high opioid use disorder prevalence from a network of clinics which have previously partnered with the UW AIMS Center to implement Collaborative Care for mental health. Clinics still offering Collaborative Care will take part in a pragmatic trial that will randomize sites to adding OUD to their Collaborative Care program or maintaining Collaborative Care for mental health disorders.The role will be working under the general direction of the Research Project Manager and the Principal Investigator, providing overall coordination of this research project implementation and intervention. The Program Assistant will assist in developing research materials, communication tools, and program support for implementation and intervention activities. This position will assist in the coordination of multiple collaborators which may include other collaborating agencies or institutions.Responsibilities:Program Support for Dissemination/Implementation Activities: (60%)Coordinate collaborative care implementation materials, including slides, handouts, and similar materials, including tracking on various versions, types and locations; Schedule and document implementation training and activities; Coordinate, schedule and monitor project meetings including the Executive and Steering Committees and practice facilitation activities delivered by the AIMS center and comPrepare agendas, take notes, and upload these to the online project management system supporting the trial.Maintain a project contact list and facilitate communications and scheduling with collaborators and participating clinics and meetings to support project activities, including the project Kick Off meeting.Coordinate the logistics and materials for training and technical assistance activities, including arranging logistics, travel, presenters, and preparing and collating materials, etcMonitor and update website content and create new web pagesAssist Project Manager and Implementation Principal Investigator with various project management/coordination tasks; Perform other job related duties as requiredResearch Support for Dissemination/Implementation Activities: (35%)Assist Project Manager with the development and maintenance of research materials including surveys, letters, brochures and other materials; Schedule and document research activities; Assist research study coordinator with preparing, reviewing, and modifying Human Subjects (IRB) forms; Use statistical and/or database management programs to collect data Assist with summary narrative reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations; Assist Project Manager and Principal Investigators with reporting, including summarizing study results, preparing presentations, reports and manuscripts; Perform other job related duties as required: (5%)Minimum Requirements:High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of full-time clerical experience or equivalent education/experience. Demonstrated and strong attention to detail, creative problem-solvingProficiency in the use of the following software applications: MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook.Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and to interact positively with a wide variety of peopleAbility to prioritize work appropriately and to work effectively both as a team member and independently with minimal supervision. Experience creating and maintaining web pages.Experience collecting data from human subjects.Ability to produce quality work in a timely manner.Excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Desired Qualifications:Experience working on a large research project and prioritizing tasks efficientlyExperience working with public or representing an organization to other organizations. Experience writing web copy, knowledge of Joomla, Drupal, SEO, Google analytics, Endnote, Photoshop, Adobe Suite, audio editing, and/or HTML. Experience with design and layout of written materials and web pages. Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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