The Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership (OPIP) supports a meaningful, long-term collaboration of stakeholders invested in child health care quality, with the common purpose of improving the health of the children and youth of Oregon. OPIP staff and projects are focusing on building health and improving outcomes for children and youth by: 1) Collaborating in quality measurement and improvement activities; 2) Supporting evidence-guided quality activities; 3) Incorporating the patient and family voice into quality efforts; and 4) Informing policies that support optimal health and development.
OPIP is currently leading novel and transformative work focused on addressing: childrens social determinants of health, care for children with physical and behavioral health needs, and building health and resilience in young children with developmental, behavioral and social delays.
This position is responsible for providing research assistance to support OPIPs mission and the specific activities within the OPIP measurement and improvement activities. This includes assistance with meetings, writing summary notes from meetings, assistance with data cleaning and development of reports, and dissemination and report/paper development. Research assistance to meetings includes the coordination, set up, implementation, and documentation of meetings with steering and partner committee members, primary care practices, health systems, community partners, and individual meetings for the OPIP Senior Staff. Research assistance on report and paper dissemination includes conducting literature reviews, drafting summary tables and materials, and providing assistance with the editing and formatting of reports and presentations. This also includes supporting updates to the OPIP website about the research projects and ensuring broad communication and coordination. Research assistance on the data collection and analysis includes support to Sr. Staff in the in the creation of data collection instruments (medical chart reviews, office report tools, surveys), the entering of data, editing and cleaning of data provided by project partners ( such as early intervention, primary care practices or health system) , and editing or creating tables and graphs.
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research, or AA and 3 years of relevant experience.
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills for assisting in the day-to-day operation of complex and multiple projects.
Successful in communicating effectively with senior staff for the day to day operation of projects that impact research quality and/or the timely completion of work.
Knowledge or some experience using a standard statistical software library for descriptive analysis.
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