In this part time (20 hours per week) position, you will primarily support a 5 year study to implement and evaluate the health impact of a new model of pediatric primary care integrating financial services and supports into well child visits for low-income parents of infants and young children at Harbor-UCLA as part of a Medical-Financial Partnership. Working with a team of clinicians, financial coaches, and researchers, you will manage a randomized clinical trial (RCT) under the guidance of the principal investigator to test the impact of evidence-based anti-poverty and financial stability interventions on parent mental and physical health status, parenting self-efficacy, and parent report of child developmental outcomes, as well as pediatric visit show rates and other utilization measures.
You will also play an integral role in Medical-Financial Partnership implementation assessment, dissemination of key learnings, and development of a national learning network of clinicians and financial service professionals dedicated to addressing the social and economic determinants of health through upstream clinical innovation.
Major responsibilities include:
1) Study management and coordination of all elements of the RCT project including internal operations, day-to-day activities of the study team, grant-writing, manuscript preparation, and dissemination
2) Development and maintenance of study related documents including study protocols, study timelines for longitudinal projects, consent forms, data collection instruments, and databases
3) Maintenance and initiation of new regulatory compliance for IRB applications and clinicaltrials.gov registrations
4) Management of and completion of qualitative and quantitative research activities (e.g., recruitment, consent, and data collection including interviews with providers and parents)
5) Assistance with the development of new studies of the health impact of financial and economic interventions and policies
Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish
Minimum 2 years prior health-research related experience
Ability to travel to Harbor-UCLA multiple days per week
Skill and experience in project coordination and management
Knowledge of policies/procedures related to human subjects research and contracts and grants
Self-direction and motivation for handling a high volume and a variety of research activities
Experience establishing and/or maintaining cooperative working relationships within and outside of a university setting
Ability to organize/prioritize work assignments with minimal supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Experience in clinical settings
Successful team leadership experience
Knowledge of human services, social work, and/or financial services sectors
Master's degree in public health or equivalent field
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