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Cincinnati OH Full Time Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019
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Community Intervention Facilitator

HEALing Communities Study

Addiction Sciences Division

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

College of Medicine

The Addiction Sciences Division within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is seeking multiple individuals to serve as a Community Intervention Facilitator in the HEALing Communities Study (HCS) .

The Community Intervention Facilitator serves a key role in the HEALing Communities Study (HCS), a large, multi-site clinical trial funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) within the states of Ohio, KY, Mass and NY. The study will use community engaged methods to unite experts and community stakeholders to narrow service gaps with the goal of reducing opioid deaths by 40%. In Ohio, the study will be carried out across nineteen communities. The Community Intervention Facilitator will be based in the community and will report to the Intervention Core Team at the University of Cincinnati.

The Community Intervention Facilitator will provide technical support and assistance for Ohio counties participating in the HCS and serve as a resource and primary point of contact to specific counties and Technical Experts and assist them with identification and implementation of evidence based practices.

The Community Intervention Facilitator position is currently available in the following counties. Preference will be given to applicants that currently reside in or live in close proximity to the county for which they are applying for.

  • Ashtabula
  • Athens
  • Cuyahoga
  • Darke
  • Greene
  • Guernsey
  • Hamilton
  • Lucas
  • Morrow
  • Scioto

Essential Function

  • Under general supervision, provide technical support and assistance for Ohio Counties participating in the HEALing Communities Study (HCS).
  • Serve as a resource and primary point of contact to counties and technical experts and assist them with identification and implementation of Evidence Based Practices.
  • Serve as a resource to other members of the HCS study team, including but not limited to Community Engagement and Data Management Coordinators within their county.

Primary Duties

  • Study Communication with selected counties in Ohio.
  • Liaise between counties in the HCS, various study cores, and the Intervention Core leadership at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Coordinate the implementation of community-selected Evidence Based Practices in assigned county/counties, monitor and report on progress.
  • Communicate through multiple mediums including telephone, email, teleconference services (WebEx, Skype).
  • Plan and coordinate meetings within the community.
  • Work with community leaders and the UC Intervention Core, UC/UCH to ensure timely execution of required contracts or agreements required for the HCS within communities.
  • Collaborate with Community Engagement and Data Management coordinators and assist with data collection.
  • Assist in development of reports.
  • Local and state travel required.
  • Some evenings and weekends required.
  • Ability to independently travel to multiple locations throughout Ohio.
  • Related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor s degree and three (3) years of related experience within a community setting.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience working in addiction treatment and/or recovery.
  • Experience in quality improvement methodology in complex settings (ie, healthcare, justice system).

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Experience working on an interdisciplinary team.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/community coalition information.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.

REQ: 40336


Cincinnati OH, United States of America
University of Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati
12/2/2019 11:49:23 PM

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