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Implementation Coach & Educator, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

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Job ID: 26559

Updated: August 24, 2022

Location: Foothills Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for Implementation Coach & Educator. This Fixed Term Recurring Part-time position is for approximately 24 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator.

Travel between facilities within Calgary is required.

This is a recurring part-time position.  Recurring part-time employees are hourly employee engaged to perform work on an irregular schedule.  

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Accountable for the implementation and education at each site

  • Work with the project research coordinator and other staff to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met

  • Provide day-to-day leadership to other health care professionals on the team

  • Develop implementation plans in partnership with facilities that are appropriate to local context, and consider local barriers to change

  • Report progress, risks and issues to the PIs and/or research coordinator

  • Develop material for implementation, education for facility staff, and ensuring research protocol and ethic requirements are followed

  • Update and recommend changes to material to meet the continuously changing needs of the project and LTC site as required

  • Serves as point of contact for LTC sites, ethics, and team members

  • Completion of Research Grant applications including to local, regional, provincial, national, and international funding agencies as appropriate

  • Completion of Research Ethics applications for Division endorsed projects

  • Prepare and submit study documents to the ethic boards

  • Educate facilities, stakeholders, patients and their families on research procedures and proposed care pathway

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Sciences or related area required
  • Training and/or experience in research (e.g. MSc or equivalent research experience), project implementation and medical/nursing education required
  • A nursing degree (e.g. RN) or medical degree is preferred
  • 3-5 years of related research experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing partnerships with a diversity of stakeholders
  • Strong background care for older adults
  • Knowledge of long term care structure and operations would be an asset

Application Deadline:  August 14, 2022

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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