Any current employment opportunities are listed below:
Project Researcher/ Coordinator
APPLY BY: March 3, 2021
Contract: 25 months Full Time $35-38/hour with extended health benefits & (optional) pension
Start date: April 6, 2021
The Peterborough 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner – Led Clinic (360NPLC) is committed to providing access to innovative, integrated primary health care services and programs delivered collaboratively with a focus on healthy equity and patient centeredness. Located in the downtown core of Peterborough, we have expertise providing care to people whose health is made vulnerable by poverty, homelessness and poor access to the social determinants of health. We operate from a harm reduction philosophy. We are committed to working from within an anti-oppression and anti-racist philosophical framework that is trauma-informed and which values cultural humility and inclusiveness.
The 360NPLC is undertaking a research project exploring enablers and barriers to building capacity within primary care teams for safer supply prescribing (SSP) for people with opioid use disorder in smaller urban or rural settings. Working with an advisory committee, the Project Researcher/Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the workplan and related reporting are completed, including:
- Conduct literature review and acquire ethics approval for the research
- Convene and equip regular advisory committee meetings
- Plan and host educational events regarding safer supply prescribing
- Conduct interviews with people who use drugs, prescribers, pharmacists
- Assist with all logistics for safer supply pilot
- Write interim and summative reports
Working hours can be flexible, as long as they meet deadlines and the needs of project participants. Some of this work will require being present in Peterborough, Ontario.
- Bachelors Degree in sciences, social sciences or a health related discipline or equivalent experience.
- Education and experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are essential to develop good working relationships with the advisory committee, health practitioners, and people who use drugs
- Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate/engage partners
- Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex information into clear documents, both formal reports, presentations, and practical guides or protocols
- Current knowledge of the ongoing opioid crisis in Ontario and responses
- Demonstrated ability to work independently
- Experience planning and hosting events
- Experience working with people experiencing mental health or substance use issues and with harm reduction as an approach to substance use
- Demonstrated ability to manage a project budget Experience working in a clinical setting and knowledge of primary health care delivery/system an asset
- Ability to work evenings or weekends if occasionally required
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of personal health information
- Satisfactory criminal reference check with vulnerable sector check
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter as a single pdf to Suzanne Galloway, Executive Director on Indeed by March 3, 2021. In your cover letter, please indicate your availability for an interview on Tuesday, March 9 morning and Friday, March 12 after 11am.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The 360 NPLC is committed to developing an inclusive selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation during the interview process.