CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) works with communities, service providers, and other partners across Ontario to move evidence to action in creating sustainability, system-level change. With offices in Toronto and across the province, PSSP is on the ground collaborating with stakeholders to build a better system through our work in implementation, knowledge exchange, evaluation, information management, health equity and engagement.
- This role involves working with diverse external stakeholders including youth, families and community service provider staff, and supporting their meaningful participation throughout the study. This role also involves coordination of project and partner work, including participant recruitment, scheduling and stakeholder engagement.
- This co-design study will develop and work with a diverse advisory group to create discharge tools and a protocol for Early Psychosis Intervention programs that can be trialed in a follow-up study.
- Under supervision of the Independent Scientist and Primary Investigator, the Research Coordinator will contribute to the development of data collection, analysis and reporting methods, in addition to coordinating and supporting key components of the study, including (1) creation and meaningful engagement of a diverse advisory group; (2) information gathering through an environmental scan and key informant interviews; and (3) usability testing and feedback via focus groups and structured summary reports.
- In particular, the Research Coordinator will assist in development of grant proposals, research protocols, Research Ethics Boards submissions, and conference presentation and manuscript preparations. The Research Coordinator will ensure that identified research activities are performed according to approved protocols.
- The secondary role of the Research Coordinator is to provide support to the Evaluation portfolio. In this role, the Research Coordinator will work with the Manager of Evaluation to support additional research initiatives within new and existing projects and proposals.
- The role of the Research Coordinator relates to a one-year Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-funded study, Standardizing Approaches to Transitions in Care in Early Psychosis Intervention
- The Research Coordinator will also contribute to the development of a research protocol and funding proposal for a follow-up study.
- Excellent writing skills, particularly the ability to communicate complex material in clear language for multiple audiences
- Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to dynamic project needs
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse stakeholders including persons with lived experience, families and clinicians
- Fluency with at least one statistical package from among SPSS, SAS or STATA and experience with qualitative software (e.g., NVIVO) are required
- Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
- Familiarity with the mental health and addictions service system in Ontario, including early psychosis intervention services
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
- Experience performing and synthesizing structured literature reviews and environmental scans
- Experience conducting and synthesizing qualitative data from interviews and focus groups
- Experience developing and conducting community-based research and evaluation
- Self-starter and ability to work independently as well as in teams
- Experience writing for academic and non-academic audiences, preparing project reports, presentations, and publications for peer-reviewed journals
- Solid grasp of quantitative, qualitative and interactive research methods and data collection strategies
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA
Application Deadline: N/A