Responsibilities and job duties include: preparing and updating study regulatory materials; coordinating meetings and communication with institutional and community stakeholders; building a quality improvement data management system; preparing metrics and reports; using program evaluation data to inform changes needed to implementation; maintaining and updating study operations procedures and training manuals; deploying telehealth technology; and monitoring project implementation and data collection at participating sites. This position will include travel to locations around Western Pennsylvania, when appropriate (considering current precautions).
Ideal candidates will have a Master's degree in a health-related field and 2-3 years of experience coordinating quality improvement projects, with the ability to exercise independent judgment to ensure the regulatory requirements are adhered to (note that an applicable Bachelor's degree with additional experience may be substituted for the advanced degree). Strong writing and verbal communication skills, a knowledge of University of Pittsburgh and UPMC research/quality improvement policies and procedures, a strong interest in palliative care and telehealth, and knowledge and experience using RedCap or other similar database management software, are a plus.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Requested Pay Rate: 18.00
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20002794
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.