Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position is with the Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health research team in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF and Division of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital (ZSFG). The UCSF- San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health (JJBH) research team engages in a program of research that incorporates epidemiological/observation, behavioral intervention efficacy trial, and structural-level approaches to understanding how to improve behavioral health (HIV and sexually transmitted infections risk, psychiatric symptoms, substance use), legal (recidivism) outcomes for systems-involved youth and young adults. The JJBH team also has a portfolio of work focusing on issues specific to girls and women who have contact with the criminal legal system; including working with the Doctor (a member of the JJBH team) on a project designing and testing an HIV-prevention navigation program for women involved in the criminal legal system. The JJBH CRC will join a national multi-cultural, multi-lingual team who are dedicated to improving behavioral health outcomes and reducing health disparities among criminal legal system-involved populations.
The CRC will work closely with the Doctor and JJBH collaborators and partners to help coordinate and support JJBH research grants. Under the supervision, the individual will provide both clinical and research assistance through a variety of tasks, including: 1) aiding with participant recruitment, consenting, enrollment and retention; 2) primary and secondary data collection and database management; 3) preparing reports for Institutional Review Boards (IRB), and grant funders, and any other necessary paperwork related to JJBH research projects including presentation and manuscript preparation; 4) linking women involved in the criminal legal system to community-based providers, primary care, and mental health care as necessary; 5) delivering motivational interviewing; 6) acting as a community liaison to various treatment providers; 7) supporting women involved in the criminal legal system during visits to HIV-preventions services and facilitating scheduling of visits as needed; 8) gathering and documenting patient issues, barriers or concerns during regular patient visits for HIV-prevention services. The home location of the CRC will be ZSFG, but approximately 50% of their time will be spent working/traveling in the San Francisco area.
Work location: ZSFG/Offsite East Bay.
Internal Number: 3158919
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.