Program Assistant for Research and Evaluation, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Posted by Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers on October 30, 2017

The Program Assistant for Research and Evaluation within the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (Camden Coalition) will provide support for key research and evaluation activities to help build an evidence base for population health initiatives. This new position will serve under the direction of the Program Manager for Qualitative Methods, as part of the Action Research & Evaluation team in the Strategy & Information Department. The Program Assistant will maintain all IRB-related processes, develop literature reviews to support research and evaluation activities, coordinate projects within and across departments as well as with external research partners, develop and maintain study databases, and conduct data analysis.

Essential Functions

1.Carry out standard procedures for protocol submissions to the IRB and other regulatory agencies, including protocol amendments and renewals of ongoing studies.

2.Conduct and compile literature searches and reviews.

3.Assist with quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.

4.Contribute to content development for presentations, papers, curricula, press releases, editorials, websites, blog posts, and grant reports.

5.Create and maintain protocols for tracking data holdings, research and evaluation projects, and external partner collaborations.

6.Maintain project plans for all research and evaluation activities.

7.Assist in relevant administrative duties, including scheduling and conducting project meetings, and communicating with research teams, partners, and stakeholders.

8.Complete additional actions/duties not listed above that are necessary to the fulfillment of this role.

Non-Essential Functions

1.Attend relevant training as necessary to maintain professional certification and/or knowledge.

2.Travel to attend meetings and conferences relevant to assigned projects.

3.Adhere to the Camden Coalition’s guidelines and ensure the appropriate handling of sensitive information.

4.Work nontraditional hours based on operational needs.

5.Complete special projects specific to the function of the team/department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1.Strong written and oral communication skills.

2.Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as a team member

3.Analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.

4.Knowledge of human subjects research protocols.

5.Experience conducting and compiling literature reviews.

6.Familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research methods, data collection, and data analysis.

7.Ability to work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders in an encouraging, compassionate, and cooperative manner while ensuring that research and evaluation projects run smoothly.

8.Demonstrate strong work ethic, be proactive in solving problems and identifying tasks that need to be completed, and strive for excellence in completing all assignments.

9.Ability to give and receive feedback in a professional manner.

10.Experience with a variety of common software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

11.Experience with data analysis software such Dedoose, NVivo, SPSS, or R preferred.

12.Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to the mission and vision of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.

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