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 Technical Facilitator - Emergency Medical Services in the HEALing Communities Study (HCS).
The Technical Facilitator - Emergency Medical Services 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 Technical Facilitator - Emergency Medical Services will be based in the community and will report to the Intervention Core Team at the University of Cincinnati.
The Technical Facilitator - Emergency Medical Services will provide technical assistance within their community to ensure fidelity to chosen interventions.
Provide technical assistance within their community to ensure fidelity to chosen interventions.
Serve as the hands-on technical support person within the community for the chosen Intervention.
Act as a liaison with the coalition members, clinical experts, and all other appropriate stakeholders.
Assist with training and education on relevant programs and initiatives within the community.
Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the relevant community Intervention, reporting to the community leaders and study team on progress, costs, as well as community feedback.
Collaborate with local leaders and study leaders to ensure community voices are at the table.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Must have relevant certification or licensure.
Local travel, must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
Must have three (3) years relevant experience within an EMS system.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
Experience in working in a culturally diverse community setting.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage staff and delegate tasks.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal/community coalition information.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with teams.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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