The Community Outreach Intervention Projects is seeking a Full-Time Visiting Research Specialist to work at their storefront offices and coordinate with the Assistant Director of
Operations to develop a CM Quality Management Plan (QMP) that codifies the
management and operational policies and procedures to ensure work processes,
products, or services satisfy expectations and quality standards of the Northeastern
Illinois HIV/AIDS Case Management Cooperative.
The Visiting Research Specialist will also be expected to provide strategic leadership in the areas of program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. As part of their evaluation activities, the Research Specialist will identify performance measures and determine benchmarks that will aid in improving the access to & the quality of care for HIV+ individuals in the Chicago EMA by improving selected performance measures & clinical outcomes.
- Provide strategic program oversight
- Assist in the analysis, design, and implementation of programmatic activities as they relate to service data collection needs
- Develop, implement and monitor a CM Quality Management Plan
- Develop training material and facilitate trainings in areas that will improve selected performance measures
- Travel to 5 field stations located in low scioecominic areas of Chicago is required
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree; Masters Degree preferred in Socia/Human Services; Must be cerrtified as a Medical and DRS-HSP Case Manager by the Northeastern Illinois HIV/AIDS Case Management Cooperative; 5 years progressively responsible experience in a not-for-profit human service organization; Must possess strong oral and written communications skills and ability to communicate with and work with culturally, racially and ethnically diverse populations; Experience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs; Verifiable ability to supervise and train employees; Strong development and management skills; Ability to handle a large volume of work within prescribed time frame to achieve goals that are aligned with the agency’s mission; Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, Excel and Visio)
UIC is an AA/EOE.
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