Associate Program Implementation Specialist, Capacity Development (Remote, Pennsylvania)

Job Description

Pharm-Pharmacy & Therapeutics – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (22008900)

This opening is for the position of an Associate Program Implementation Specialist for the Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. The Associate Program Implementation Specialist will work as part of our productive, collaborative team at the University of Pittsburgh. For over ten years, our team has been dedicated to conducting high-quality implementation, evaluation, and research work across Pennsylvania and the United States. The Associate Program Implementation Specialist will provide technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders across the commonwealth related to overdose reduction efforts, including entities such as healthcare providers, community coalitions, and other institutions. Successful candidates should have the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary program team to solve complex problems related to community and stakeholder engagement and evidence-based program implementation in the area of Substance Use Disorder. 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 PERU program team to create tools and resources to support providers in their provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery services; creating or organizing training that enhances sites’ capacities for quality implementation and sustainability; and facilitating periodic presentations at conferences, during webinars, or as part of internal team meetings.

Experience with healthcare systems is desirable. A Bachelor’s degree can substitute for a Master’s with equivalent years of relevant experience.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Department Details Responsible for providing training and implementation support for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) training with healthcare students and professionals. Assist with implementation of curricula in educational institutions and of screens in healthcare systems. Coordinate and facilitate communication with external stakeholders to carry out initiatives and ongoing best-practices training. Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations is preferred. A commitment to achieving healthcare diversity, equity, and inclusion is a must. Pitt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/veterans. Benefits include: A robust retirement savings plan option; 11 Paid Holidays; Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days; Additional Paid Time Off (Winter Recess); Paid Parental Leave; Above-average Employer Contribution toward Medical, Prescription Drug, etc.; Flexible Work Schedules.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.IV
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master’s
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule Flexible Schedule
Work Arrangement Remote: Teams working from different locations (off-campus).
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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