Jobs

Assessment Coordinator (CRC)

Req Number: 49811BR

Location: 1855 Folsom Street San Francsico, CA and 3451 E.12th Street Oakland, CA

Department Name: Medicine—Prevention Science

Work Days: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; variable evening and weekend hours

Percentage: 80%

Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Assessment Coordinator will assist on a California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)-funded project to test the feasibility and acceptability of a transgender-specific pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention project. The Assessment Coordinator will perform at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Project Director and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of a clinical research study under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.

The Assessment Coordinator’s duties may include, but will not be limited to supporting the management and coordinating the tasks of this culturally-relevant, community-led PrEP demonstration project; process dried blood spot samples; HIV testing and counseling; participant recruitment (may occur during evening and weekend hours); act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; manage and report on study results; manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; assistance with recruitment and retention planning as needed; participate in the implementation of protocols according to institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; assist with maintaining all regulatory documents; report study progress to PD and PI; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; consent subjects in English and Spanish; administer study surveys in English and Spanish.

Recruiter/Facilitator (CRC)

Req Number: 49765BR

Location: 1855 Folsom Street San Francsico, CA and 3451 E.12th Street Oakland, CA

Department Name: Medicine—Prevention Science

Work Days: Monday and Wednesday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Thursday, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Variable evening and weekend hours

Percentage: 60%

Under the supervision of the Project Director, the Recruiter/Facilitator will assist on a California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)-funded transgender-specific pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) demonstration project for HIV prevention. The demonstration project comprises the following: outreach and participant recruitment, HIV testing to ensure that all enrolled subjects are HIV-negative, group medical appointments to support PrEP adherence, one-on-one Integrated Next Step Counseling sessions, medical appointments, and additional research related study activities (such as baseline and follow-up surveys). Individual sessions with Recruiter/Facilitators will focus on increasing PrEP adherence and/or reinforcing adherence behaviors with participants. Group medical appointments will occur as drop-in health education groups led by Recruiter/Facilitators during clinic hours. Group medical appointments provide the opportunity for participants to share resources, seek support, receive ongoing health education, and brainstorm strategies for increasing PrEP adherence as well as other trans health topics.

The Recruiter/Facilitator will participate in initial training, follow-up training, and ongoing quality assurance monitoring and supervision. The Recruiter/Facilitator will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.

Please Note: This position is located in San Francisco and Oakland, CA.

Peer Counselor (CRC)

Req Number: 49105BR

Location: 387 Golden Gate Avenue

Department: Medicine – Prevention Sciences

Work Days: Mostly Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 6:30 pm, with some variations

Percentage: 50%

Seeking a Peer Counselor (PC) NIH/NIMH-funded project to test the feasibility and acceptability of a peer-led, manualized, individual-level, gender-affirming intervention for transgender women living with HIV. The intervention comprises the following: each participant receives six individual sessions with the PC and participates in one group workshop. The PC will participate in initial training, follow-up training, and ongoing quality assurance monitoring and supervision. This employee would report directly to the Project Director of the study. The individual’s duties may include, but will not be limited to preparing and facilitating intervention sessions and group workshops with participants and providers. Individual sessions will include provision of feedback to participants about medication adherence. The PC will prepare and implement intervention sessions with participants using a structured manual based on motivational interviewing to help participants identify and achieve goals related to their health care. The PC will also work with the research team to schedule and track participants.

The individual will also assist with other study-related activities as needed, such as communicating with Community Advisory Board members, assisting with meeting preparation and coordination, attending transgender community events related to health and wellness. The Peer Counselor will also participate in team meetings and overall Center of Excellence for Transgender Health activities and meetings as needed; report study progress to Project Director and PI; and participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.


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