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University of Rochester Health Project Coord - 221372 in Rochester, New York

Health Project Coord

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School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 OBGYN Research


Position Summary:

With general direction and considerable latitude to exercise independent judgment RIA Detailer will manage and carry out direct health care provider engagement activities (“detailing”) that build capacity to provide Rapid Initiation of ART and genotype testing (RIA) to manage the HIV infections in New York State. Plans, directs, monitors, coordinates and implements all phases of detailing within Community Health Centers, Private Practices, and other health care locations throughout the state. Provides liaison at the senior professional level between provider practices and project leadership.

This position is funded through a limited-term contract with the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. It is a temporary position, with funding to allow twelve months of full time effort. The Detailer may become involved in other clinical and international projects of the group.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Create, plan, develop, and implement strategies for reaching target offices.

  • Evaluate and assess office and provider understanding of RIA/genotype testing and HIV/AIDS issues.

  • Initiates contact, builds relationships, and provides detailing services for Community Health Centers, Private Practices, and other health care locations with a focus on rapid initiation of the antiretroviral therapy and genotype testing to eligible patient populations.

  • Tailor materials and presentation to needs and gaps in provider knowledge.

  • Evaluate success of detailing and technical assistance activities and areas for improvement. Propose plans for improvement.

  • Coordinates with other members of RIA detailing team to ensure quality and consistency.

  • Analyzes data and prepares monthly activity reports and recommendations for process improvement, publication or presentation.

  • Provides professional direction within the project. Maintains a working knowledge of the area(s) of expertise by reviewing research literature and abstracts.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate health, social or technical field and 2-3 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A relevant master’s degree or professional healthcare degree or certification (MD, PharmD, PA, NP, RN, etc.) and minimum 2 years of relevant experience strongly preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Spanish fluency strongly preferred.

Demonstrates skill in written and oral communication; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; efficiency in prioritizing assignments; skill in proactively and independently resolving problems; full knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Internet and email programs required.

Familiarity and expertise working with medical offices and personnel is necessary. Must be comfortable working on sensitive research subject/patient privacy and concerns. Must demonstrate the ability to interact with all staff of all levels in a professional and positive manner, including verbal and non-verbal communications in person, by phone, over the internet, or in correspondence. Must work well as part of a team, work independently within scope of practice, and require minimal supervision from Principal Investigator/project leadership.

Valid driver’s license required. Position requires extensive travel, which will likely include overnight stays.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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