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Programs and Research Coordinator

Medical/QI
Status: 
Full Time
Department: 
Medical/QI
Location: 
Ewing
Hours: 
Full
Description: 

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MAJOR FUNCTION:
Under the general direction and supervision of the Chief Medical Officer performs the functions of the Programs and Research Coordinator.  With a focus on detail and accuracy, the Programs and Research Coordinator will assist with data collection, documentation, tracking, communication and support in all areas of the HJAHC Programs and Research.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works cooperatively with all employees to carry out the goals and objectives of HJAHC, according to the established policies and procedures and current initiatives
  • Works closely with Chief Medical Officer and Director of Quality Improvement to establish priorities in duties/responsibilities
  • Manages data collection and entry into the program specific databases for data tracking and monitoring
  • Convenes and organizes the Steering Committees for programs and ensures Steering Committee initiatives are enacted
  • Manages logistics for Centering Groups including scheduling, ordering supplies, patient enrollment and retention
  • Co-Facilitates Group
  • Monitors quality indicators to ensure fidelity to the Centering model
  • Compiles and submits annual Approval reports and organizes staff performance reviews and training
  • Assists with completion of program-related continuous improvement initiatives and projects as necessary
  • Spearheads the design and implementation of research projects including retrospective data review and prospective study designs
  • Coordinates and administers research study activities; including project planning, submission to Institutional Review Board, data mining, analysis and reporting
  • Aid in the creation of research papers and submission for publication to various sources.
  • Performs all related work as required.

 
EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health or related degree preferred.  Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Experience with data management and word processing.
  • Experience in program management preferred
  • Experience coordinating research activities
  • Experience conducting literature reviews and creating research summaries for publication submission

 
PREREQUISITES FOR THE JOB:

  • Computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn and adhere to program structure   
  • At least 6 months-1 year experience in project or program coordination

 
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to work well with others and to assist the public and other staff members cooperatively and courteously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to convey information effectively.
  • Manages own time and respectful of the time of others.
  • Recognize and respect cultural diversity.
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Demonstrates computer proficiency.
  • Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, visions and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, working at a computer for extended periods of three hours or more; use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear, is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand which can be for long periods of time, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. 
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.