Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Institute for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a Researcher 3. The Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center is seeking team members who are interested in working in a technical assistance program focused on providing support and information to telehealth programs across our region. The ideal candidate should have experience working with telehealth information and data, and exposure to the primary care environment. The candidate will carry out projects independently and work collaboratively with other team members.
Develop and assist with technical assistance projects (40%)
Follow up with clients to clarify questions and processes
Research specialized information online and in project repositories
Communicate with clients regarding findings and procedures
Assist in collection and management of program data (20%)
Conduct online and telephone surveys
Compile and report data
Research and summarize telehealth policy for various states and disciplines (20%)
Develop a repository of policy data
Summarize state policy documents
Track changes in state policies and communicate these with staff and clients
Edit a newsletter compiling recent news of telehealth, and edit and contribute articles to the gpTRAC website (20%)
Research stories, including monitoring high-value news feeds
Collect and evaluate relevant stories
Create summaries of stories and post them on social media and website
Draft a monthly newsletter and shepherd it through revisions/approval process
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications â— Bachelor's degree plus at least two years of experience, OR a combination of related education/experience totaling at least six years (a graduate degree in public health or related field would satisfy this education/experience equivalency). â— Experience in health care services research, including mental health care services â— Understanding of telehealth concepts and topics â— Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others â— Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications â— Graduate degree in public health or related field â— Experience with federal qualified health centers or other primary care settings â— Record of presenting research results through publications and conference abstracts
Internal Number: 341929
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