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Program Implementation Specialist

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Job Code
    19008679

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) is hiring a Technical Assistance Specialist to provide technical assistance to public health and public safety personnel through county coalitions and physical and behavioral healthcare providers.

Successful candidates should have the ability to work with recruited healthcare providers and the PERU Community Health Initiatives Program Team to solve complex problems related to evidence-based healthcare program implementation. An understanding of evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery program implementation as well as issues related to implementation quality and fidelity and performance/impact/outcome assessment would be ideal.

Duties involve providing technical assistance to ensure high-quality program delivery, collection and reporting of program performance and impact data, and program sustainability, including: telephonic and in-person practice site consultation(s), regular review of program data to ensure quality, identify technical assistance needs, and summarize data for internal and external stakeholders; collaborating with the program team and stakeholders to create tools and resources to support providers in their provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery services ; creating or organizing training that enhance sites' capacities for quality implementation and sustainability; and facilitate periodic presentations at conferences, during webinars, or as part of internal team meetings. Ability to travel is a must.

This position involves 20-40% travel to sites. Duties involve providing technical assistance to ensure high-quality program delivery, collection and reporting of program performance and impact data, and program sustainability, including: telephonic and in-person practice site consultation(s), regular review of program data to ensure quality, identify technical assistance needs, and summarize data for internal and external stakeholders; collaborating with the PERU MAT Program Team to create tools and resources to support providers in their provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery services ; creating or organizing training that enhance sites' capacities for quality implementation and sustainability; and facilitate periodic presentations at conferences, during webinars, or as part of internal team meetings.

Master's Degree in Public and/or Behavioral Health or a related field, with relevant experience is desirable. Experience in substance abuse prevention is preferred. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, statistical software programs, particularly R and web platforms is desired. Bachelors with 7 years of relevant experience may be considered.





Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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