***The start date for this position will not be until 12/1/23 The Analyst will work closely with the Principal Investigator and Project Manager to execute the project functions for the NIH funded project, Empowering Formerly Homeless Older Adults to Engage in Advance Care Planning in Permanent Supportive Housing (ACP-PSH): An RCT. The goal of this 5-year project is to recruit 650 participants to test the efficacy of an adapted evidence-based advance care planning (ACP) intervention and compare the effectiveness of a facilitated group versus one-on-one ACP visit. This involves working closely in a team with the Project Manager and partnering with PSH sites to schedule visits, conduct the research with participants, execute a 90-minute ACP intervention, provide payments, conduct follow-up interviews to track longitudinal ACP engagement, and keep track of participant retention. The Analyst will also recruit PSH site champions and collaborate with appropriate PSH site staff to ensure recruitment success. The Analyst will be responsible for participant recruitment and carrying out participant interviews both in-person and remotely with older adults (over the age of 50) in English. Commute required to different Permanent Supportive Housing sites in San Francisco and Alameda Counties.
The analyst may work on other studies, working with people at-risk for homelessness, experiencing homelessness, and recently homeless, based on project needs and the analyst's workload.
Under the direction of a Project Manager, the Analyst will engage in activities including:
Coordinate recruitment and eligibility screening and enrollment of study participants, following established processes.
Administer the research intervention and support participants in understanding the importance of Advance Care Planning.
Conduct structured quantitative surveys in English.
Conduct 3 and 6-month follow up interviews (in-person and remotely).
Call participants and send reminders (post cards, text messaging, e-mails) to optimize participant retention.
Communicate and work with community partners to optimize participant retention.
Conduct staff interviews, focus groups and qualitative interviews following script.
Analyze, and code qualitative data.
Check and clean data.
Manage data through REDCAP and similar data capture instruments.
Help prepare Community Advisory Board (CAB) members for CAB meetings and attend, as needed.
Manage and track study petty cash for participant incentive payments.
Work with the Project Manager and assist with scheduling PSH sites, ensure specific coordination needs for PSH sites are met.
Ensure quality assurance throughout the duration of the study.
Lead kick-off events at PSH sites by gathering materials, setting up, coordinating food, and work with and prepare site champions to improve recruitment.
Support overall project operations.
Maintain files and databases.
Collaborate with Project Manager and attend meetings as needed and assist with scheduling meetings, taking notes, distributing minutes, and following up on deliverables.
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