The Primary Care Onsite Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination of all activities of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund facilitating the creation of two onsite primary care outreach locations at Mt. Mercy and Reflections older adult low income housing in Grand Rapids. This individual will work with a team of individuals, including a physician, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, PT/OT, pharmacist, dietary, students, data, GVSU faculty, departmental staff, and residents of the low income housing in order to facilitate the successful implementation of the program.
Required Qualifications and Education:
Masters Social Work (MSW) degree
Certified license in the State of Michigan as MSW
Strong computer skills
Ability to learn new computer programs such as Red Cap, SPSS
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with a team on project development
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to lead and work independently
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Research project management experience
Experience working with older adults
Experience working with older adults who have cognitive impairments
Long term care experience
Proficiency in human subjects' research activities
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
Development and implementation of program policies and procedures
Development and implementation of a recruiting plan, including such activities as building relationships with residents at each housing location, advertising and speaking at the sites when possible, etc.
Communication and coordination with program team
Program protections activities such as monitoring of confidentiality and privacy of data, working with the grant author to update the Institutional Review Board documents as needed, and monitoring and reporting in regards to data safety.
Coordination and monitoring of program activities
Developing processes for the storage of data and overseeing the input of data
Report development and display of results
Supervision of program staff
Preliminary Program Planning:
Develop program procedures and protocols
Develop training materials
Assist in training staff
Assist the grant author in revising and submitting documents for IRB and the Health Fund quarterly reports
Developing a plan for data collection and data entry
Developing a process for tracking and monitoring program outcomes
Creating relationships with the residents of the housing properties to build the practice population
Developing a regulatory binder for the program and making sure it is updated and maintained- HIPAA rules, Infection Control, others.
Organize the work space at each practice location, such as ordering supplies, purchase equipment, and stock supplies.
Create handouts and signage to promote the program
Create a kickoff open house event at each location with full publicity
Coordinating data collection time periods with staff
Coordinating and participating in team meetings inter-professional teams to ensure collective decision making and clear communication of decisions affecting, individuals and the program at both Mt. Mercy and Reflections.
Work one on one with patients to ensure they have resources for healthy living in place. Facilitate wrap around services.
Assist patients with Medicaid and Medicare enrollment
Coordinating patient educational programs with the undergraduate faculty and students at both locations.
Monitoring adherence to the data collection process (quality assurance)
Supervising the data collection process and troubleshoot when needed
Performing or overseeing the data collection monitoring plan
Overseeing accurate and thorough input of data into a data base
Reporting on the progress of the programs at pre-defined time periods with reports to the Health Fund quarterly and annually.
Salary: $48,000 (two year position)
Department/Division: Kirkhof College of Nursing
Campus: Grand Rapids
Application Deadline: February 26, 2019
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
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